Arnold Hutschnecker, 89-YEAR-OLD Psychiatrist, sued for Sex with a patient – under the guise of psychiatric treatment

Newsday (New York) Therapist, 89, Accused of Seduction By Anthony M. DeStefano January 30, 1988 She was in her thirties. He was her octogenarian psychiatrist. Was what they had together love or was it therapy? That is the question to be answered in an unusual medical malpractice action now winding its way through State Supreme […]

Ajit Trikha, Illinois Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Defrauding Medicare $1.755 million

Belleville News-Democrat (Illinois) Belleville psychiatrist sentenced to more than two years for fraud By Beth Hundsdorfer April 3, 2008 A Belleville psychiatrist received a 30-month prison sentence today after he admitted to defrauding Medicare of $1.755 million. Ajit Trikha, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud in June by overbilling Medicare and […]

Harold Goldberg, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, suspended, 11-year sexual relationship with a patient

The Boston Globe Center suspends director; Psychiatrist admits sexual relationship with private patient By Dolores Kong June 2, 1989 The director of the state-run West-Ros-Park Mental Health Center has been suspended without pay after admitting he had an 11-year sexual relationship with a patient he was treating in his private psychiatry practice. Dr. Harold L. […]

Margaret Bean-Bayog, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, accused of sexual misconduct, psychiatric malpractice and wrongful death

The Boston Globe Written records cover case notes, letters, fantasy By Don Aucoin April 6, 1992 The case of a Lexington psychiatrist and the patient she is accused of driving to suicide has unfolded publicly to an unusual extent because of a voluminous written record that includes three major groups: case notes, sexual fantasies, and […]

Stanley Kanter, nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, surrenders medical license – allegations of sex abuse

The Boston Globe Psychiatrist accused of abuse agrees to shut down practice By Alison Bass, Globe Staff July 15, 1992 A nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, already charged with sexually abusing one female patient, has agreed to stop practicing medicine in the wake of three new allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Dr. Stanley […]

Virginia Psychiatrist Alberto Cervantes Sentenced to Prison – Insurance Fraud

WJHL Southwest Virginia psychiatrist sentenced to prison for healthcare, wire fraud By Olivia Carey January 9, 2019 ABINGDON, VA (WJHL) – Psychiatrist Alberto Cervantes was sentenced to 7 months in prison on Wednesday. Cervantes pleaded guilty to defrauding Virginia Medicaid and United Healthcare by billing insurance programs while carrying out a sexual relationship with one […]

Psychiatrist Douglas Murphy, SAN LUIS OBISPO, “acted negligently toward two patients who ended their own lives”

KSBY CA law now requires doctors to tell patients about probationary status By Aja Goare January 3, 2019 A new California law that goes into effect in the New Year requires doctors who are on probation, such as the San Luis Obispo doctor featured in a KSBY investigative report in November, to disclose his or […]

Hicksville psychiatrist Raj A. Danthuluri – convicted of sexual abuse

newsday.com Hicksville psychiatrist convicted of sexual abuse By ZACHARY R. DOWDY A Hicksville psychiatrist faces up to a year in prison for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl during counseling in his offices in Rego Park, Queens, authorities said yesterday, but the therapist\’s attorney vowed to appeal the verdict. Raj A. Danthuluri, 40, of 810 Highview […]

Zabrin Inan, Chicago Psychiatrist, charged with felony child abduction

CBS Chicago Psychiatrist Charged With Abducting Kids March 3, 2011 CHICAGO (CBS) — A Gold Coast psychiatrist was arrested at O’Hare International Airport Wednesday, after she allegedly took her two children across state lines without the consent of their father. Dr. Zabrin Inan, 43, of the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, was charged […]

California Irresponsible in Paying Psychiatrists

Bloomberg California Psychiatrists Paid $400,000 Shows Bidding War By Freeman Klopott, Rodney Yap & Terrence Dopp Dec 12, 2012 Mohammad Safi, a graduate of a medical school in Afghanistan, began working as a psychiatrist at a California mental hospital in 2006, making $90,682 in his first six months. Last year, he took home $822,302, all […]

Psychiatrist Nidal Malik Hasan Sentenced to Death – Faces Years and Years on Death Row

Los Angeles Times Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan sentenced to death for Ft. Hood shooting By Molly Hennessy-Fiske August 28, 2013 FT. HOOD, Texas — A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to death in connection with the mass shooting at this central Texas Army post four years ago that killed 13 and wounded […]

Florida Psychiatrist Patricia Hough Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion – Must Repay $15 Million

The Ledger Psychiatrist Gets 2-Year Sentence for Tax Evasion By SHELBY WEBB May 11, 2014 FORT MYERS | An Englewood doctor convicted last fall of filing false tax returns and conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service was sentenced Friday to two years in federal prison and three years of supervised release. Dr. Patricia Hough, […]

Ronald Rubin, psychiatrist, treated underage girls without parent’s consent

Fox 6 News, Milwaukee (WITI) “Shocking accusations and penalty” one doctor faces By Meghan Dwyer October 15, 2014 I’m Fox 6 investigator Meghan Dwyer. Coming up Sunday Fox 6 News at 9:00. We’re doing a follow-up story on Doctor Ronald Rubin. You may remember he is the doctor who was accused of prescribing amphetamines to […]

Lionel Rosen, Michigan Psychiatrist, failed to report abuse, AG’s office said

Lansing State Journal Here are 11 MSU employees who AG’s office said knew of Nassar’s abuse, but didn’t report it By Kara Berg December 21, 2018 LANSING — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office listed the names of 11 Michigan State University employees who were told about Larry Nassar’s abuse but failed to report it to […]

Montana Psychiatrists James Peak and Nathan Munn, Sex Offenders, Want Licenses Back

Billings Gazette Billings psychiatrist seeking return of medical license will have to wait By Cindy Uken January 17, 2014 A Billings psychiatrist’s quest for a second chance to practice medicine has stalled temporarily. Dr. James H. Peak, 51, sought reinstatement of his license from the state Board of Medical Examiners on Friday but the board […]