Florida Psychiatrist Jerome Feldman Sent to Prison for 16 years – cheated “seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of organ transplants in the Philippines, where he was tracked down by the FBI”

The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY) HE GETS PRISON FOR ORGAN-TRANSPLANT CON; JEROME FELDMAN, WHOSE ESTRANGED WIFE LIVES IN BALDWINSVILLE, LURED FIVE SICK PEOPLE TO PHILIPPINES. By John O’Brien May 28, 2010 A former psychiatrist was sent to prison for nearly 16 years Thursday for duping seriously ill people out of $400,000 with false promises of […]

Surendra Johri, NY Psychiatrist, turned himself in to police to face charges of sex abuse and forcible touching

CNYCentral New Hartford psychiatrist accused of sexual abuse and forcible touching by CNYCentral June 26th 2018 UTICA, N.Y. — A New Hartford doctor is accused of forcible touching and sex abuse. Utica Police say Dr. Surendra K. Johri turned himself in on June 18 to face charges of third-degree sex abuse and forcible touching, which […]

Melvin Pisetzner, Penfield, NY Psychiatrist, charged with patronizing a prostitute, a 19-year-old male former patient

WHEC-TV Rochester, New York A 67-year-old Penfield man has been arrested and charged with patronizing a prostitute in the third-degree. The investigation that led to the arrest of Melvin Pisetzner began when a 19-year-old male told police he had met Pisetzner in an online chat. Police say Pisetzner posed as a 55-year-old man and offered […]

James Watt, NY Psychiatrist – his “gas therapy” killed a patient – pleaded guilty to homicide

Midland Daily News New York Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty April 23, 2002 A psychiatrist whose “gas therapy” killed a patient last year pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and agreed to stop practicing medicine in a deal that will keep him out prison. James Watt, 73, admitted that he caused the death of Leah Grove, 38, […]

Dumont police arrest NYC psychiatrist, Ashrap Aminon, sex assault charge

Bergennow.com By Carmine DeMarco November 23, 2009 DUMONT, N.J. – A New York City psychiatrist has been arrested and charged with sexual assault upon an underage female, authorities say. Ashrap M. Amin, 42, of East Elmhurst, New York, was arrested on Thursday, November 19 by members of the Dumont Police Department, under the direction of […]

Psychiatrist Jack M. Gorman – admits sex with patient

Boston Globe Ex-McLean chief admits sex with patient Guilt said to lead him to resignation, crisis Scott Allen October 10, 2007 The former president of McLean Hospital in Belmont, who abruptly left his post last year without explanation, has admitted to “inappropriate sexual contact” with a patient that led to a personal crisis while he […]

Rochester psychiatrist William Lewek released from prison – hid body in his backyard

WHEC Former psychiatrist who buried a body in his backyard released from prison May 01, 2018 The former Rochester psychiatrist who admitted to burying a body in his backyard is out of prison. On Tuesday, William Lewek was released from state prison in Elmira after a parole violation earlier this year. Lewek pleaded guilty to […]

James Lincoln Duffy, NY Psychiatrist, Medical Director, under investigation for misconduct, surrendered license – failed to tell Putnam Hospital Center

The Journal News (Westchester County, NY) Hospital not told of license surrender By Melissa Klein May 17, 2002 CARMEL – When Dr. James Lincoln Duffy resigned as medical director of Putnam Hospital Center earlier this month, he told hospital officials he was leaving for personal reasons. Duffy, who was known as “Linc,” did not say […]

Gregory Lombardo, NY Psychiatrist – “convicted of driving while impaired by drugs”

The Journal News (Westchester County, New York) December 7, 2012 Friday Psychiatrist cited for DWAI case Dr. Gregory T. Lombardo, a psychiatrist in Pound Ridge and New York City, has had his license to practice medicine suspended for five years, with the suspension stayed, and was sentenced to professional probation for five years and a […]

Clifford Jacobson, NY Psychiatrist, Loses license – sold drugs for “recreational use”

Democrat & Chronicle Brighton doctor avoids prison for selling prescriptions Associated Press February 10, 2018 A Brighton psychiatrist will avoid prison but lose his medical license for selling prescriptions. Dr. Clifford Jacobson was sentenced Friday to one year of probation that will include four months of home confinement. He also must surrender his license to […]

Joseph Zito, NY Psychiatrist, Arrested for selling drugs out of his apartment with no medical examination

Daily News (New York) SHRINK CHARGED IN ILLEGAL DRUG SALES By CORKY SIEMASZKO March 06, 1998 A West Side psychiatrist was arrested yesterday for allegedly peddling prescriptions for tranquilizers out of his Central Park West apartment. Joseph Zito’s arrest capped a five-month undercover state investigation during which he allegedly wrote and sold prescriptions for Xanax […]

Lewek, NY Psychiatrist, Going Back to Prison – parole violation

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, who buried body in backyard, going back to prison on parole violation By Gary Craig February 5, 2018 William Lewek, the former psychiatrist who buried the body of a dead man in his backyard, is returning to prison for three months after admitting to a parole violation. Lewek last week […]

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

Rochester Psych William Lewek – instead of calling 911, he “blessed” a body and buried it in his backyard

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek claimed he ‘blessed’ the body of Matthew Straton before burying corpse By Gary Craig January 24, 2018 William Lewek in 2016 told parole officials that he “prayed over” and “blessed” the body of Matthew Straton before burying the corpse in Lewek’s backyard, records show. “I didn’t call 911,” Lewek said […]

Rochester NY Psychiatrist William Lewek back in jail – parole violations

Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, who admitted to burying body, back in jail on parole violations By Gary Craig January 17, 2018 William Lewek, the former psychiatrist who admitted to burying the body of a dead man in his backyard, has been returned to jail on three parole violations. Lewek, 66, is accused of possessing […]