William Kafin, Illinois Psychiatrist, accused of immoral conduct

Chicago Tribune State suspends license of suburban psychiatrist because of alleged relationship with patient By Alexandra Chachkevitch February 1, 2013 The license of a psychiatrist practicing in Glenview and Skokie has been suspended for at least three years because of an alleged sexual relationship with a 19-year-old female patient more than 10 years ago, according […]

William W. Wood, Illinois psychiatrist, “immediate danger to the public”, sex with patient, his license was previously revoked in Wisconsin – sex with patient

ROCKFORD (WREX) Rockford psychiatrist suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct By Audrey Moon January 27, 2015 A Rockford psychiatrist is immediately suspended after he is accused of inappropriately prescribing medications and being involved in sexual misconduct with several female patients, according to a notice of temporary suspension from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional […]

Riaz Baber, Illinois Psychiatrist – records of over 10,000 patients found in his unsecured basement – “It has their birthdate, their social security number, what’s wrong with them, what they’re being treated for, and what medication,”

NBC Chicago Thousands of Medical Records Left Unsecured–So Who’s Investigating? By Phil Rogers July 23, 2018 Federal medical privacy rules, known as “HIPAA laws”, are designed to keep your medical information confidential. They can be aggravating, stopping you from getting even basic information about a sick relative, or earning a good scolding if you don’t […]

Chicago Psychiatrist Michael Reinstein Gets Prison Time for Kickbacks from Drug Firm

Chicago Sun Times Psychiatrist gets 9 months for accepting kickbacks from drug firm March 11, 2016 A Chicago psychiatrist was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday for taking nearly $600,000 from pharmaceutical companies in exchange for prescribing a certain drug to patients. Dr. Michael J. Reinstein, 72, of Skokie, pleaded guilty last year to […]

University of Illinois at Chicago ordered to repay $3.1 million by National Institute of Mental Health over psychiatrist Mani Pavuluri’s misconduct in drugging kids with lithium

Propublica The $3 Million Research Breakdown How a star psychiatrist at the University of Illinois at Chicago violated protocols and put children at risk. by Jodi S. Cohen April 26. 2018 For nearly two decades, the University of Illinois at Chicago has touted child psychiatrist Mani Pavuluri as one of its stars: She founded a […]

Brian Barash, Kansas Psychiatrist – sued for malpractice 13 times in Illinois

Kansas City Star HEALTH CARE Doc was sued for malpractice 13 times in Illinois. He’s in ‘good standing’ in Missouri By Andy Marso March 25, 2018 Excerpt: In the case of Gladstone psychiatrist Brian Barash, The Star found that his Kansas license page has no information at all about a public reprimand he got from […]

Mani Batchu, Illinois Psychiatrist – got prison time for child rape – “sophisticated predator took advantage of girl’s age and learning disability”

The Republican (Springfield, Massachusetts) November 19, 2011 Saturday Sex with minor brings 30 years By Stephanie Barry SPRINGFIELD – A federal judge on Friday sentenced an adolescent psychiatrist from Chicago to 30 years in prison for luring teen girls into sexual relationships over the Internet. His victims included a 15-year-old from South Hadley – who […]

Jules Masserman, former President of the American Psychiatric Association – sued by six women for sexual misconduct

Chicago Tribune Trust betrayed Sex abuse by therapists prompts ethical debate By David McCracken September 27, 1992 The American Psychiatric Association’s Ethics Committee held its annual confidential meetings this month in Washington as a former patient renewed her accusations of rape and drug abuse against a past president of the group. Last year the APA’s […]

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 […]

Dale Giolas, Illinois psychiatrist, sued by patient for improper sexual activity

Business Insurance Insurer must cover defense of psychiatrist accused of sexual misconduct By Judy Greenwald November 9, 2017 A federal court has ruled a medical malpractice insurer has a duty to defend a psychiatrist accused of inappropriate sexual activity with a patient, while also holding he is entitled to obtain independent counsel in the underlying […]

Blaise Wolfrum, Illinois Psychiatrist, “danger to the public”, “violated boundaries with a young patient”

WGN9 Suburban psychiatrist’s license suspended after claims of inappropriate contact with patient October 18, 2017 By Meghan Dwyer SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — A Schaumburg psychiatrist has had his medical license suspended after state regulators said he had inappropriate contact with a young patient and was not following the rules for prescribing controlled substances. The state said […]

Psychiatrist Marek Walczyk of Chicago Fined $100,000 – Immigration Fraud

LAW360 Doc Giving Citizenship Test Waiver Gets Probation, $100K Fine By Jessica Corso May 22, 2017 A Chicago psychiatrist was sentenced to three years probation and a $100,000 fine Monday by a judge who questioned why it took the federal government so long to indict him for trying to procure a U.S. citizenship test waiver […]

Abdi Tinwalla, Illinois psychiatrist, prescribed antipsychotic to inmate who unknowingly took it – Judge says this is medical battery

LAW360 7th Circ. Nixes Ill. Prison Doc’s Medical Battery Claims Win By Hannah Meisel May 1, 2017 EXCERPT: The Seventh Circuit on Friday nixed a quick win to a psychiatrist in an Illinois detention facility accused of allegedly causing an inmate to take the antipsychotic drug Risperdal for more than a month without the man’s […]

Psychiatrists in California, Florida and Illinois diagnosed immigrants with fake mental disorders

CHICAGO SUN TIMES February 24, 2017 Doctors gave fake medical opinions to help win citizenship Psychiatrists and other doctors in Chicago and across the country have been caught helping immigrants gain U.S. citizenship by providing fake medical opinions, records show. An estimated 1,000 people a year submit a form to immigration officials in Chicago alone […]

Josip Pasic, Chicago Psychiatrist – License Suspended – Overprescribed Drugs and Sexually Molested Patients

abc7chicago.com REGULATORS: DOCTOR MOLESTED PATIENTS, OVERPRESCRIBED DRUGS December 15, 2016 CHICAGO — Regulators on Wednesday suspended the license of a Chicago psychiatrist accused of overprescribing narcotics and sexually molesting mentally ill patients. Dr. Josip Pasic engaged in sexual conduct with mentally ill patients to whom he also prescribed opioid painkillers and other drugs, according to […]