Valerie Augustus, Tennessee Psychiatrist, spanked at least 10 patients with whips and riding crops

Tennessean Psychiatrist spanked patients with whips, riding crops, and called them ‘mules,’ officials say By Brett Kelman June 15, 2018 A Memphis psychiatrist has been forced to close her office for two months and potentially lose her medical license for good after it was discovered she spanked at least 10 patients with whips and riding […]

Alex Fider, Tennessee VA hospital psychiatrist, shoots up car on highway – charged with road rage

Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) August 21, 2006 Psychiatrist charged in ‘road rage’ shooting By Mike O’Neal A psychiatrist was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with three counts of aggravated assault following a road rage incident, according to Tennessee Department of Safety spokeswoman Julie Oaks. The incident occurred about 12:17 p.m. CDT on eastbound Interstate […]

Dan Nicolau, Tennessee psychiatrist, must be chaperoned when treating females

Knoxville News Sentinel Sexual misconduct with patients, overprescribing drugs: 3 ET doctors on probation, state says By Kristi L Nelson October 23, 2017 Excerpt Three Upper East Tennessee doctors have their licenses on probation after both engaging in sexual misconduct with patients and overprescribing drugs, said the Tennessee Department of Health. One, psychiatrist Dr. Dan […]

Tennessee Psychiatrist Abul Kasem Fakhruddin Surrenders License after Overbilling $325,758

The Tennessean State medical board takes action against pain doctor, psychiatrist Improper narcotics prescriptions, billing bring action February 22, 2014 By Tom Wilemon A Nashville psychiatrist accused of overbilling Tennessee’s Medicaid program has surrendered his license, while a Lebanon pain doctor has had his suspended for improperly prescribing narcotics. The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners […]

Tennessee Psychiatrist Sidney Moragne Prescribed Methadone without a License – Gets Slap on Wrist

Jackson Sun Jackson psychiatrist placed on probation by David Thomas Aug. 16, 2013 The Board of Medical Examiners of the state of Tennessee has placed Dr. Sidney Moragne on probation for a period of no less than three years. Moragne is a psychiatrist with a private practice in Jackson. The Jackson Sun attempted to reach […]

Psych Fined $325,000 – Gives Up Practice

Nashville Public Radio: Psychiatrist Accused of TennCare Fraud to Pay Fine, Give Up Practice by Bradley George Monday, December 03rd, 2012 A Madison psychiatrist will give up his practice and pay a six-figure fine, after allegations that he over-billed TennCare by nearly a million dollars. The state Attorney General says AKM Fakhruddin saw about 150 […]

Psychiatrist Sam Castellani Allegedly Forced Patient To Perform Sex Act To Receive Prescription

WSMV -Nashville Nashville Doctor Arrested On Rape Charge Psychiatrist Allegedly Forced Patient To Perform Sex Act To Receive Prescription NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Madison-based psychiatrist is facing a rape charge after he was arrested on Thursday. [youtube=] Police said Dr. Sam U. Castellani, 67, is accused of raping a 36-year-old female patient on March 23. […]