Beltran Pages – Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The Miami Herald FATHER DEFENDS PSYCHIATRIST AGAINST SEDUCTION CHARGES By MIKE BOEHM December 10, 1982 A Boca Raton psychiatrist accused of seducing a patient is being made the scapegoat for her failed marriage, his father, a Miami attorney, said Thursday. Attorneys for Patrick Harrington and his ex-wife, Lynn, say Dr. Beltran J. Pages destroyed the […]

James Schaller, Florida Psychiatrist, Nationally known, pleads in gun threat case

Naples News Nationally known child psychiatrist pleads in gun threat case By Aisling Swift September 21, 2011 A nationally known Naples child psychiatrist who pointed a gun at his teenage son’s friend, then allegedly threatened his 15-year-old son, pleaded today to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to probation. Dr. James L. […]

Ronald Knaus, Largo Psychiatrist – arrested for possession of marijuana

Psych News Psychiatrist Arrested in Clearwater for Possession of Marijuana By Joel Voss Sep 20, 2011 Largo, Florida psychiatrist Ronald Knaus was arrested on July 2, 2010 in nearby Clearwater for possession of marijuana. The police initially approached him due to a handgun in his waistband, per the police report. He pleaded no-contest in open […]

Psychiatrist George Kubski defense: “MY BRAIN WAS SHRINKING”

Palm Beach Post PSYCHIATRIST GETS YEAR FOR PATIENT’S PILL DEATH By John Pacenti and Antigone Barton February 1, 2003 He killed one of his patients by prescribing more than 20,000 pills in three months. On Friday, facing 15 years in prison, Dr. George Kubski could offer no explanation. But fellow physicians testified they had solved […]

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 […]