Ahmed Haggag, California psychiatrist, settled Sexual Misconduct lawsuit for $50,000

Sacramento Bee From hidden cameras to crotch-watching: California pays out millions for sexual harassment By Marjie Lundstrom January 26, 2018 Excerpt: Alice Conteh, a female psychiatric technician for the Department of State Hospitals, said that a male staff psychiatrist, Dr. Ahmed Haggag, cornered her at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, restrained her by […]

Joel Dreyer, California psychiatrist, taken into custody by FBI agents, federal drug charges

City News Service By Paul Young March 12, 2008 A Murrieta psychiatrist accused of violating federal drug laws for allegedly prescribing pain medications without performing the required medical exams is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Riverside. Joel Stanley Dreyer faces federal narcotics distribution charges for allegedly making prescription opiates like […]

Rand Ritchie, Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist – disciplined twice for alcohol abuse and multiple convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol

Propublica EXAMINING MEDICARE Some Doctors Still Billing Medicare for the Most Complicated, Expensive Office Visits By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones December 27, 2017 — Excerpt Also on the list is Dr. Rand Ritchie, a Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist. He billed 1,475 visits at the highest level, or 97 percent of his Medicare office […]

Robert Perez, Orange County Psychiatrist Ordered to See a Psychiatrist – “rude, unprofessional, very sarcastic and condescending”. “I am a doctor, I am the one that knows. Assholes! Bastards! I’m going to sue them assholes!”

OC Weekly Psychiatrist Dr. Robert T. Perez Ordered to See a Psychiatrist by Medical Board By Matt Coker December 26, 2017 A Santa Ana psychiatrist’s license to practice has been placed on probation for 35 months due to his ill treatment of patients, family members, an Orange County judge and a Medical Board of California […]

Lenton Morrow, Sacramento psychiatrist, sexually abused patient and overdrugged five others

Sacramento Bee Sacramento psychiatrist ordered to surrender license in sex abuse complaint By Cathie Anderson December 11, 2017 The California Medical Board ordered that Dr. Lenton Joby Morrow, who practiced at a Sacramento psychiatric hospital, surrender his medical license on Nov. 28 after investigating complaints that he had sexually abused one patient and overprescribed drugs […]

Ruth Schack, California psychiatrist, in hot water for drugging patient to the gills

OC Weekly State Probes Doctors Joseph Efe Imarah and Ruth Annette Schack By Matt Coker November 28, 2017 …Excerpt The second case concerns Dr. Ruth Annette Schack, who has been a practicing psychiatrist for nearly 30 years. A man identified only as “A.K.” saw Schack repeatedly from Jan. 3, 2002, through May 13, 2013. Over […]

Harshad Shah, Long Beach Psychiatrist, Gets the Slammer for Bribing an IRS agent

Press-Telegram Psychiatrist in Long Beach sentenced for trying to bribe IRS agent By STAFF REPORT November 6, 2017 A psychiatrist who practices in Long Beach was sentenced to more than four years in prison for paying a $30,000 bribe to an IRS agent who was auditing the man’s taxes, authorities said Monday. Dr. Harshad Shah, […]

Pasadena psych Dirk de Brito, convicted of assault, license suspended

San Gabriel Valley Tribune Medical board suspends license of Pasadena psychiatrist convicted of assault, making criminal threats By Stephanie K. Baer October 5, 2017 An administrative law judge has suspended the license of a Pasadena psychiatrist convicted of assault and making criminal threats against his children’s nanny and a former employee. In an order issued […]

Calif. Psych Leon Fajerman Faces New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

NBC7South Bay Doctor Leon Fajerman Faces New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct In new documents from the state medical board a female patient alleges Dr. Leon Fajerman traded pain meds for sex By Paul Krueger September 19, 2017 A psychiatrist with offices in El Cajon and Chula Vista is accused of sexually assaulting a third former […]


PSYCHSEARCH.NET CALIFORNIA CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST SHOCK TREATMENT MACHINE MAKERS By Ken Kramer September 18, 2017 A Thousand Oaks, California, law firm, DK Law Group LLP, has just filed a class action lawsuit against shock treatment machine makers, MECTA Corporation and Somatics, LLC. The suit was filed last week in federal court on behalf […]

South Bay Psychiatrist Leon Fajerman now accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Female patient

nbcsandiego.com Second Female Patient Alleges Sexual Misconduct by South Bay Psychiatrist Two former patients now claim Dr. Leon Fajerman assaulted them. By Paul Krueger September 1, 2017 Another former patient now claims a South Bay doctor forcibly kissed, groped and assaulted her in his South Bay offices. The Medical Board of California suspended Dr. Leon […]

Pasadena Psychiatrist Dirk de Brito convicted of assault

Pasadena Star News Pasadena psychiatrist convicted of assault, making criminal threats faces next challenges By Stephanie K. Baer September 2, 2017 A Pasadena psychiatrist recently convicted of assault and making criminal threats against his children’s nanny and a former employee said he has continued seeing patients at his practice. Dirk de Brito, 54, of La […]

Calif. Psychiatrist Leon Fajerman “sexual predator”

nbcsandiego.com Patient: Doctor Placed Appointment Card on My Breasts, Fondled and Groped Me Judge rules patient’s complaints are believable and won’t reinstate doctor’s medical license By Paul Krueger August 28, 2017 A local psychiatrist allegedly placed a female patient’s appointment card on her breast, then kissed and fondled her, despite the woman’s efforts to stop […]

Leon Fajerman, San Diego Psychiatrist, “danger to public health and safety” license suspended

nbcsandiego.com Local Doctor Accused of ‘Groping’ Female Patient Judge says psychiatrist is a danger to public health and safety; Suspends His License By Paul Krueger July 31, 2017 A local psychiatrist accused of groping and having “sexual contact” with a female patient had his license suspended by an administrative law judge who said the doctor […]

California Psychiatrist Michael Vivian throws in the towel

Ventura Star Ventura psychiatrist surrenders medical license By Tom Kisken July 12, 2017 A Ventura psychiatrist accused of violating his medical probation surrendered the license that allowed him to practice as a doctor in California, regulators said. Dr. Michael Vivian was placed on five years probation by the Medical Board of California last year after […]