Richard Pines, Idaho Psychiatrist – State Supreme Court ruled he had improper sexual contact with two patients – boys with troubled pasts – “egregious conduct so corrupt and degenerate as to shock the conscience”

Idaho Press-Tribune Idaho court rules on Boise doctor with revoked license By the Associated Press June 24, 2015 BOISE — The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist violated state law by having improper sexual contact with two former patients. However, the state’s highest court in a ruling Monday sent […]

Psychiatrist Inappropriately Touched Foster Children – Wants License Back

Idaho Statesman Child psychiatrist accused of misconduct seeks license back By AUDREY DUTTON July 19, 2013 BOISE — A child psychiatrist in Boise who was accused of sexual misconduct with four young men is asking to have his license reinstated. The Idaho Board of Medicine last year filed a complaint against the doctor, Richard J. […]

Idaho Psychiatrist – Uses “Physical Examination” Ruse to Touch His Foster Child

KBOI Boise doctor asks judge to overturn decision revoking his license By Scott Logan Jun 26, 2013 BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — A Boise doctor is asking a state district judge to overturn a state board of medicine decision to revoke his medical license, according to court documents. The Idaho Board of Medicine confirms its decision […]

Idaho Psychiatrist Richard J. Pines – Sexual Contact with Former Patients

The Associated Press August 27, 2012 Medical board files complaint against Boise doctor The Idaho State Board of Medicine has filed a complaint against a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist alleging he had improper sexual contact with four former patients or foster children and had a three-year affair with an adult patient to whom he […]

Idaho Psychiatrist Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

The Associated Press SW Idaho psychiatrist sentenced for Medicaid fraud November 22, 2011 A former licensed psychiatrist from southwestern Idaho could spend up to five years in prison after being sentenced for Medicaid fraud. Michael Applebaum of Nampa was convicted in August in Third District Court of two counts of fraud and two counts of […]

Rehearing on Psych Sex Case

The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon) JUDGE SAYS REOPEN HEARING May 10, 1990 A judge has ordered the Idaho Board of Medicine to reopen a disciplinary hearing for a psychiatrist whose license was revoked after a patient accused him of having sex with her. First District Court Judge Gary Haman ordered the board to reconsider its decision […]