Psychiatrist Ali Salim, Faces 37 Years in Prison – Killed (and Raped) Mother and her Unborn Daughter

Columbus Dispatch Judge revokes bond of doctor convicted in deaths of pregnant woman, unborn child By Laura Arenschield November 8, 2013 DELAWARE, Ohio — In the year and a half since Deanna Ballman’s body was found in the back seat of her car, the doctor who ultimately was convicted of raping her and killing both […]

Ohio Pill Mill Psychiatrist Samuel Nigro faces up to 14 years in prison

fox8.com Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running ‘Pill Mill’ by Jack Shea April 18, 2013 CLEVELAND– A local psychiatrist admitted on Thursday that he used his practice to illegally prescribe powerful drugs for profit. Dr. Samuel Nigro pleaded guilty to charges that include drug trafficking, tampering with drugs and attempting to engage in a pattern of […]

Another Psych Caught on Videotape

Vindy.com Staff report Boardman psychiatrist decertified after fraud uncovered COLUMBUS December 22, 2012 A Boardman psychiatrist has been decertified as a provider for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and has repaid more than $70,000 after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. Surveillance video captured by an undercover agent from BWC’s Special Investigations Department posing […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Toni Carman – Prosecutor: “she was writing fake prescriptions”

Fox 8 (Cleveland) I-Team: Doctor Accused of Writing Fake Prescriptions by Jack Shea April 16, 2014 CLEVELAND, Ohio — A prominent psychiatrist was arraigned Wednesday morning on several drug charges after accusations of writing fake prescriptions. Dr. Toni Carman has offices in Beachwood and Willoughby. She faces charges of aggravated trafficking in drugs, complicity to […]

Douglas Rank – psychiatrist held in woman’s stabbing

Cincinnati Enquirer Doctor held in woman’s stabbing By Brenna R. Kelly COVINGTON – A psychiatrist has been charged with stabbing a woman at his Covington office Sunday night. Douglas Rank, 51, of Golf Manor, was being held Monday in the Kenton County jail where he is charged with first degree assault. About 7:45 p.m. Sunday, […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Leo D’Souza Charged With Sex Crimes

WCPO ABC 9 Local Dr. Charged With Sex Crimes Web produced by: Ian Preuth February 5, 2008 A local psychiatrist has been arrested on sex charges. On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted Dr. Leo D’Souza on four counts of gross sexual imposition. Dr. D’Souza is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with young patients between […]

Mark Goldsmith, Westerville Ohio Psychiatrist, accused of turning crash landing into an insurance swindle

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) DEPUTIES SAY EQUIPMENT THEFT FAKED; WESTERVILLE PSYCHIATRIST ACCUSED IN CRASH SWINDLE By Don Baird March 5, 1998 A Westerville psychiatrist is accused of turning a 1996 crash landing at the Madison County airport into an insurance swindle by saying thieves broke into his damaged aircraft there. Dr. Mark E. Goldsmith, 53, faked […]

Wisconsin Psych Exposes Self to Child

Wisconsin State Journal Five doctors lost licenses over crimes, drugs By David Wahlberg January 27, 2013 Murder, child pornography and improper prescribing of pain medications are among the reasons the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board revoked the licenses of five doctors from 2010 to 2012. None of the doctors could be reached for comment. Summaries of […]

Brent Crane, Ohio Psychiatrist, Releases Killer who Kills again

Legal Reader Relatives of Muhammad Shabazz Ali Triple Homicide Sue Hospital, Psychiatrist, Killer By Ryan J. Farrick November 15, 2017 When convicted killer Muhammad Shabazz Ali was brought to a hospital in Dayton, OH, his behavior took a turn for the worse. The mentally ill man started screaming and acting aggressive. He threw chairs around […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Sandra Vonderembse Gets the Slammer for Tax Evasion – falsely claimed to have no taxable income despite earning more than $240,000 each year

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 21, 2016 Psychiatrist sentenced to 18 months in prison for tax evasion A psychiatrist from Oregon, Ohio, was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison for tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo, head of the […]

Sandra Vonderembse, Ohio Psychiatrist, Faces up to Five Years in Prison – Tax Evasion

Toldeo Blade Psychiatrist could get prison for tax evasion BLADE STAFF July 8, 2016 A former Oregon psychiatrist pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to attempted tax evasion for failing to report her income or pay taxes for seven years. Sandra Vonderembse, 65, of Defiance faces up to five years in prison, a $250,000 […]

Muhammad Choudhry, psychiatrist, routinely billed for 20 hours per day, Ohio permanently revoked his license. Now Illinois is investigating him for providing group therapy sessions to more than 100 Medicaid patients every other day in 2010 and 2011

Reuters Banned from Medicare, still billing Medicaid By M.B. Pell and Kristina Cooke April 29, 2015 NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO – A doctor who took kickbacks from a Pennsylvania hospice involved in a multimillion-dollar fraud. An Ohio psychiatrist who billed for treating no-show patients. A Georgia optometrist who claimed he conducted 177 eye exams in one […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Ali Salim Gets 36 years in the Slammer – Killed Pregnant Woman and her Unborn Daughter

Columbus Dispatch Doctor sentenced to 36 years for killing pregnant woman By Laura Arenschield December 20, 2013 DELAWARE, Ohio — A doctor who admitted to killing a pregnant woman and her unborn daughter in the summer of 2012 was sentenced today to serve 36 years and 4 months in prison. Ali Salim, 44, pleaded guilty […]

Ohio Psychiatrist Ali Salim accused of rape also charged with murder of mother and her unborn daughter

The Columbus Dispatch Family of pregnant victim sues doctor accused of raping, killing her; hospital, Craiglist also sued By Laura Arenschield July 31, 2013 The family of a pregnant woman whose body was found last summer in a car along a rural Delaware County road is suing the doctor charged in her death, the hospital […]

“Respected” Ohio Psychiatrist Gets the Slammer

Fox 8 Cleveland Doctor Sentenced for Running ‘Pill Mill’ by Jack Shea June 25, 2013 CLEVELAND – A local psychiatrist who admitted that he used his practice to illegally prescribe powerful drugs for profit was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison. In April, Dr. Samuel Nigro pleaded guilty to charges that include drug trafficking, […]

Psychiatrist’s Office Raided as Part of Drug Investigation

News Herald Willoughby, Beachwood offices of psychiatrist raided as part of drug investigation By Elizabeth Lundblad December 18, 2012 Two medical offices and a residence belonging to a local doctor were raided by authorities executing a search warrant for alleged criminal activity. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy, assisted by the Cleveland Police Narcotics Unit and […]

Douglas Rank, Kentucky Psychiatrist, sentenced for attacking patient with sword

fox19.com Psychiatrist sentenced for attacking patient with sword By Trina Edwards Dec 21, 2010 A Kenton County psychiatrist who attacked a patient with a sword was sentenced Tuesday. Dr. Douglas Rank, 52, will spend the next 15 years in prison. Rank pled guilty to assault in October. He was originally charged with attempted murder after […]

Ohio psychiatrist David Walter Massie accused of prescription fraud

Mansfield News Journal (Ohio) Psychiatrist pleads innocent at arraignment July 7, 2012 By News Journal staff CLEVELAND – A Mansfield psychiatrist accused of prescription fraud pleaded not guilty at his arraignment this afternoon in federal court. David Walter Massie, 59, had a $25,000 signature bond set, meaning he can be freed if he promises to […]

William Aldrich, Ohio Psychiatrist, ordered to psychiatric treatment for sexual addiction

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) STATE BOARD LIFTS PSYCHIATRIST’S LICENSE By Laurie Loscocco July 15, 1993 A Columbus psychiatrist who admitted having a sexual addiction and personality disorders will have his license suspended indefinitely under an agreement with the State Medical Board. The board yesterday approved a consent agreement with Dr. William T. Aldrich, who had offices […]