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 […]

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 […]

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 […]