Sergio Paradiso, Iowa Psychiatrist, Escapes Sex with Patient Lawsuit – But Surrendered License Previously

Courthouse News Psychiatrist’s Off-Duty Tryst Won’t Cost Iowa By Jeff D. Gorman January 15, 2015 (CN) – A woman who began a sexual relationship with a university psychiatrist after she stopped seeing him professionally can’t pursue a malpractice claim against his employer or the state of Iowa, an appeals panel ruled. Sonni Giudicessi was a […]

Candy Man David Houlihan, Iowa and Wisconsin VA Psychiatrist, nicknamed because of prolific amounts of drugs he prescribed

USA TODAY Investigation: VA knowingly hires doctors with past malpractice claims, discipline for poor care By Donovan Slack December 3, 2017 +++ Excerpt Psychiatrist David Houlihan landed a job at a VA hospital in Wisconsin in 2002 and was promoted to chief of staff two years later, even though the Iowa Board of Medicine had […]

Iowa Ex-Con Psychiatrist Richard Hauser Gives up license

Des Moines Register Iowa psychiatrist turns in medical license over bill-padding allegations By Tony Leys November 16, 2017 A former Iowa psychiatrist who served prison time for padding his bills to health-insurers has surrendered his medical license. Richard L. Hauser, 68, practiced psychiatry in Grinnell, Iowa City and Pella, state and federal records show. He […]

J. Patrick Bertroche, Iowa Psychiatrist, Fined for Pre-Signing Blank Prescription Orders

Des Moines Register Psychiatrist fined $5,000 for pre-signing prescriptions for his staff to fill out later By Tony Leys July 27, 2017 A longtime Des Moines psychiatrist has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine after being accused of pre-signing blank prescription orders for his staff to fill out later. J. Patrick Bertroche, 50, agreed to […]

Richard Hauser, Iowa Psychiatrist, Guilty of Fraud, to be Sentenced Feb, 2017

WQAD Former Iowa psychiatrist pleads guilty to health care fraud October 19, 2016 By Sarah Tisinger NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — A Grinnell, Iowa physician has pleaded guilty in federal court on two counts of health care fraud, says U.S. Attorney Kevin VanderSchel . Richard Hauser, 66, of North Liberty, submitted claims to Iowa Medicaid and […]

Woman Accuses Psychiatrist Gaylord Nordine Of Improper Relationship

KCCI.com Woman Accuses Psychiatrist Of Improper Relationship West Des Moines Police Investigate Doctor WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — West Des Moines police are investigating a psychiatrist after a female patient claimed the two had an intimate relationship. According to court documents obtained by KCCI, Dr. Gaylord Nordine hired a longtime patient to work in his […]