Maine Psychiatrist Reinaldo de los Heros Suspended over drug prescriptions – “immediate jeopardy to the public”

Portland Press Herald License of Portland psychiatrist suspended over drug prescriptions By Gillian Graham & Joe Lawlor October 11, 2017 The state medical board has suspended the medical license of a psychiatrist who was placed on probation in 2016 following the suicide of one of his patients. The medical license of Dr. Reinaldo de los […]

Timothy Bunton, Virginia & Mass. Psychiatrist – now a registered sex offender – went to Harvard, worked at VA hospital

The Enterprise Former Brockton VA doctor now registered sex offender By Marc Larocque October 6, 2017 BROCKTON – A former Brockton VA campus doctor pleaded guilty to using a computer to solicit a minor, and he is now losing his right to practice medicine in Massachusetts. Timothy J. Bunton had already voluntarily agreed not to […]

HEIDI ASHIH – Mass. Psychiatrist, Suspended Indefinitely – resigned after an investigation into allegations that a patient was living in her home

Excerpts below. Full public record COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS Middlesex, SS. Board of Registration in Medicine Adjudicatory Case No. 2016-011 In the Matter of HEIDI W. ASHIH, M.D. FINAL DECISION AND ORDER Excerpts: Through her admission that she committed non-sexual boundary violations with a patient, the Respondent engaged in conduct that places into question her competence […]

Joshua Golden, Mass. Psychiatrist, charged addicted patients illegal fees, agreed to pay more than $360,000 to settle allegations

Patriot Ledger Sharon psychiatrist took advantage of addicts, AG says By Patriot Ledger November 13, 2015 BOSTON – A psychiatrist who practices in Sharon has agreed to pay more than $360,000 to settle allegations that he charged patients for opioid addiction treatments that they should have received for free. The state attorney general’s office says […]

Charles Curran, Mass. Psychiatrist, Prolific Prescriber, Says Psych Drugs “Tickle the Brain”

ProPublica Fall River doctor among top tranquilizer prescribers in US By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones June 10, 2015 Doctors around the nation wrote nearly 40 million prescriptions for tranquilizers such as Ativan and Xanax to Medicare patients in 2013, the first year its prescription drug program covered the medications, according to a review […]

Edward Hallowell, Mass. Psychiatrist, “Expert on ADHD”, charged with grabbing butt

WCVB Edward Hallowell, noted psychiatrist, charged with indecent assault Hallowell a specialist in ADD, ADHD May 11, 2015 WALTHAM, Mass. — A noted specialist in the fields of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is facing charges related to the alleged groping of a woman. Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, who was in Waltham […]

Christopher Palacios, Mass. Psychiatrist, charged with pushing, kicking and sexually assaulting his wife

The Sun Chronicle Psychiatrist given board reprimand By David Linton January 15, 2015 ATTLEBORO – A psychiatrist at Arbour-Fuller Hospital has been given a reprimand by the state Board of Registration in Medicine as a result of his arrest in 2012 on domestic assault charges. Dr. Christopher M. Palacios was arrested in 2012 following an […]

Psychiatrist Indicted for Federal Tax Crimes

PsychSearch.net Bye Bye Beach Home By Joel Voss joelvoss@tampabay.rr.com June 23, 2013 Englewood Florida – On May 15, psychiatrist Patricia Lynn Hough was indicted in Federal court on one charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States and four charges of fraud and false statements relating to her income tax returns for several years prior […]

Feds Arrest “Anti-Pill” New York Psychiatrist

Newsday (New York) June 19, 2013 Feds: Anti-pill doctor sold prescriptions By Ellen Yan A psychiatrist who publicly denounced doctors for selling painkillers for money was arrested yesterday for cashing in on the illegal business, too, federal officials said. William S. Belfar, of Huntington, charged up to $1,000 for each oxycodone prescription he wrote out […]

Boston Psychiatrist barred from practicing – says 16-year-old patient suffered from “evil spirits”

The Boston Globe Doctor barred for ‘spiritual diagnosis’; Sought to convert troubled teen and failed to report alleged abuse By Evan Allen May 11, 2013 A Boston Children’s Hospital psychiatrist who became convinced his 16-year-old patient suffered from “evil spirits” and appointed himself as her spiritual mentor has been barred from practicing medicine, according to […]

Perveen Rathore, psychiatrist, assaulted two hospital police officers

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE (Massachusetts) State suspends area psychiatrist; License yanked after incident at UMMC By Thomas Caywood March 13, 2008 State medical regulators last week suspended the license of a local psychiatrist, who practiced at UMass Memorial Medical Center and at a private practice in Westboro, after the doctor allegedly ignored an on-call assignment last […]

Shrink Param Shukla fondled girl, 13

The Boston Herald February 3, 2007 Children\’s docs settle abuse suit By JESSICA FARGEN A young patient who was sexually assaulted by a predatory psychiatrist has reached a “substantial\’\’ settlement with him and other doctors who she says let her be victimized when she was a vulnerable, suicidal teen. Maria Fallon, now 20, says supervisors […]

Psychiatrist Param Shukla sentenced in sex assault

The Boston Herald By Marie Szaniszlo A psychiatrist was sentenced to two years\’ probation yesterday for sexually assaulting a girl he had treated at Children\’s Hospital three years ago, prosecutors said. Param Shukla, 38, of Brookline pleaded guilty in Suffolk Superior Court to one count of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, […]

Head Games

Boston Magazine An alarming number of Massachusetts psychiatrists have gotten caught againand again having sex with some of this society\’s most vulnerable people: their own patients. By Elaine McArdle JUNE 2003 The man was persistent. For months, he complimented her, shared personal details about himself, and made sexually charged comments. Sallie Park resisted, but as […]

Kennard Kobrin – Mass. Psychiatrist – Guilty in Drug Scam

The Boston Herald May 31, 2003 In Brief; Fall River shrink fined in drug scam A Fall River psychiatrist was given a suspended sentence, placed on probation and fined $11,000 yesterday for illegally prescribing drugs and defrauding Medicaid. Bristol Superior Court Judge Robert Kane sentenced Dr. Kennard C. Kobrin, who was found guilty of three […]