Psychiatrist Kimberly Frank, Mequon, “pleaded insanity, and the court agreed”

Fox6Now ‘It was just dropped, like it never happened:’ Child psychiatrist still practicing after psychotic episode September 12, 2018 By Bryan Polcyn and Stephen Davis MEQUON — A Wisconsin psychiatrist pleaded insanity, and the court agreed, so how is she still practicing? Her doctors blame a rare medical condition for a “one-time” incident that frightened […]

Psych Riyaz Mazcuri, (Texas & Florida), healthcare fraud, sentenced to more than 12 years, ordered to pay $20.6 million in restitution

Healthleadersmedia.com HOUSTON PSYCHIATRIST GETS 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $155M MEDICARE FRAUD By John Commins September 5, 2018 A Texas psychiatrist was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison this week for his role in a $155 million Medicare fraud scheme that ensnared top executives and clinicians at Houston’s Riverside General Hospital, the Department […]

Edward Rossario, Florida Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Sex with Patient

Fort Lauderdale News and Sun Sentinel PSYCHIATRIST SENTENCED FOR SEX WITH PATIENT April 2, 1978 ORLANDO — A Daytona Beach psychiatrist who admitted having sexual affair with a patient was placed on three years probation yesterday by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners, which rejected a recommendation of harsher punishment. Just before board members cast […]

Gary Kushner, Florida Psychiatrist, Sentenced to 12 Years – $50 million Fraud – Examinations Lasted Only Minutes

The United States Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 15, 2013 Medical Director for Miami-Based Health Care Clinic Sentenced to 144 Months in Prison for Role in $50 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme A former medical director for Biscayne Milieu, a Miami-based mental-health clinic, was sentenced today to serve 144 […]

Boca Raton Psychiatrist Arrested – illegally prescribed large amounts of drugs

News Channel 5 Dr. James Cocores: Boca Raton psychiatrist arrested, accused of trafficking prescription meds By WPTV Web Team February 22, 2013 A Boca Raton psychiatrist was arrested this week after investigators say he illegally prescribed large amounts of Oxycodone and other prescription medications at his practice. After a lengthy undercover investigation, agents with the […]

James Edgar, South Tampa Psychiatrist, Arrested after pointing Shotgun at Pool Cleaner

St. Petersburg Times South Tampa psychiatrist accused of pointing shotgun at pool man cuts deal By Alexandra Zayas March 31, 2010 A South Tampa psychiatrist accused of pointing a shotgun at a pool cleaner agreed Tuesday to enter a program that could lead to the charges being dropped. James Roy Edgar, 64, told police he […]

Kimberly Frank, Wisconsin Child Psychiatrist, Attempted to Abduct Two children from Florida Beach

AOL News Child Psychiatrist Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Abduct 2 Children By David Lohr Apr 8, 2011 Authorities in Florida have arrested a child psychiatrist from Wisconsin who allegedly attempted to abduct two children at a North Naples beach after attacking them and a sibling. Kimberly Hammes Frank, 47, of Mequon, Wis., was arrested […]

Orange County, Florida jail psychiatrist Arturo Hernandez-Pena fired after arrest on fraud charges

Sun Sentinel Records show Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was fired last week By Jeff Weiner December 9, 2010 A psychiatrist who used to see inmates at the Orange County jail was fired after his arrest last week on insurance-fraud charges, records show. Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was arrested while working at 10:35 a.m. on Dec. 1. Records […]

Mohamed Saleh, Jacksonville, Florida’s “Most Bizarre Shrink”

Folio Weekly Strange Days By Susan Cooper Eastman June 21-27, 2011 Jacksonville’s eccentric “Dr. Detox” has a run-in with regulators over abandoned medical records and equipment The last time Folio Weekly wrote about Jacksonville psychiatrist Dr. Mohamed Saleh (“Searching for Dr. Detox,” May 10), we noted he was both the city’s “most high-profile” and “most […]

Huberto Merayo, #2 on Florida’s Top Psych Drug Prescriber List, Now sits in a Federal Penitentiary and Agrees to Never Apply for a License in Florida Again

PsychSearch.net PsychSearch Bags Another Psychiatrist By Ken Kramer November 24, 2015 You probably by now are getting tired of us preaching “Documents – Where’s the ?#@*&%! documents? If you don’t have the documents – you don’t have squat!” So, more on documents! PsychSearch discovered documents that identified the top prescribers of psychiatric drugs in the […]

Ramaro Makkena, Florida Psychiatrist, arrested on prostitution charges

Orlando Sentinel (Florida) Kissimmee fraud, sex stings lead to arrests By Henry Pierson Curtis June 14, 2011 +++ Excerpt: A local psychiatrist was arrested along with more than a dozen others in an Internet sex sting run by Kissimmee police last week, records show. Dr. Ramaro Makkena, who has a child-and-adolescent practice on West Vine […]

Luis Byrne, Florida Psychiatrist, duped by addicts into giving them drugs – gets one year of probation, during which he may not prescribe any narcotic drugs and a $ 1,000 fine

St. Petersburg Times (Florida) April 4, 1987 Three doctors get reprimands from state By Carol Gentry +++ Excerpt The Tampa psychiatrists who received reprimands were Drs. Cesar L. Ruiz and Luis O. Byrne. Ruiz was accused of submitting bills to Medicaid for patient visits he didn’t make. After Medicaid caught the discrepancy, Ruiz was sent […]

Herman Zeidman, Florida, 50 years as a psychiatrist, busted for “hypnotizing” an undercover cop and fondling her breasts

The Miami Herald POLICE SAY PSYCHIATRIST FONDLED UNDERCOVER COP By Donna Leinwand Herald Staff Writer June 5, 1993 A 77-year-old psychiatrist who allegedly hypnotized his female patients so he could fondle their breasts was arrested Friday by an undercover police officer who pretended to fall under his spell. Pompano Beach police charged Dr. Herman Zeidman […]

Emanuel Falcone, Florida State Prison’s former psychiatrist loses his license – sex with patient

Florida Times Union Supporters defend his work at Raiford, but a state board cites improprieties in New York. By Jeremy Cox December 5, 2009 ORLANDO – A Florida State Prison psychiatrist who resigned this week amid revelations of a sexual relationship with a former patient can no longer practice medicine in Florida, a state panel […]

Evan Zimmer, Florida psychiatrist, indicted as part of a suspected brothel

Miami Herald Miami Beach psychiatrist linked to prostitution bust; A Miami Beach doctor is facing racketeering charges after he was linked to a prostitution ring run out of a West Miami-Dade house. By David Ovalle December 10, 2008 A Miami Beach psychiatrist has been indicted as part of a suspected brothel discovered earlier this year […]