UK PSYCHIATRIST DAVID BALDWIN CATCHES HELL FOR “DANGEROUS CLAIM” OF “WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS DISAPPEARING WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF STOPPING ANTIDEPRESSANTS”

The Herald (Glasgow) Anger over ‘dangerous claims’ by psychiatrists By Helen McArdle March 12, 2018 MENTAL health experts have accused leading psychiatrists of making a “potentially dangerous” claim that most patients’ withdrawal symptoms have disappeared within two weeks of stopping antidepressants. A letter signed by dozens of psychiatrists, academics and patients, including in Scotland, has […]

Richard Gorman, Toronto Psychiatrist, pelvic grinding on patient

Toronto Sun #MeToo tips scales against sexually abusive doc By Sam Pazzano March 5, 2018 Excerpt: All of the four doctors, Dr. Richard Gorman, Dr. Joseph Siu-Kan Lee, Dr. Larry Scott Henderson and Dr. Eleazar Humberto Noriega, could return to their practice after serving their suspensions. “If you want to eliminate sexual abuse, you must […]

UK Psych Valerie Murphy suspended – “impaired conduct”

The Guardian Psychiatrist suspended for 12 months after man drowned in epileptic fit By Josh Halliday February 21, 2018 A senior psychiatrist has been suspended for 12 months following the death of a vulnerable teenager who suffered an epileptic fit and drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit. Dr Valerie Murphy was the […]

New Zealand Psychiatrist Bruce Spittle’s License revoked – sexually assaulted mentally unwell patient while parked on a side street

Stuff Doctor struck off after being found guilty of sexually assaulting patient By Craig Hoyle February 21 2018 A Dunedin psychiatrist found guilty of sexually assaulting a mentally unwell patient has been struck off. Bruce James Spittle repeatedly molested the woman in 1999, when she was suffering from a number of mental health disorders. The […]

Siew Hin Chin, Singapore Psychiatrist, Suspended – failed to properly evaluate patient’s condition before giving him drugs

Straits Times Psychiatrist suspended, fined for irresponsible drug prescription By Linette Lai February 21, 2018 SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old psychiatrist has been suspended for six months and fined $15,000 for prescribing medication to a patient, despite knowing that he was at risk of abusing it. Dr Siew Hin Chin also failed to carry out a […]

John Dimock, Ottowa Psychiatrist, ordered to anger management after accusing colleagues of stealing his keys which were later found on the floor of his car

Ottawa Citizen Ottawa psychiatrist suspended, ordered to take anger management By Andrew Duffy February 20, 2018 An Ottawa psychiatrist has been suspended for four months and ordered to take anger management after labelling one of his patients a “terrorist,” and accusing two colleagues of plotting against him and stealing his keys. Dr. John Dimock later […]

Eugene Dordoye, Ghana Psychiatrist – removed as head of Ankaful Psychiatry hospital – Workers rejoice

Ghana Guardian Ankaful hospital workers pleased with Medical Director’s removal February 19, 2018 Workers at the Ankaful Psychiatry hospital in the Central Region have jumped to the happy news after the removal of the Medical Director Dr Eugene Dordoye. The staff at the hospital have complained bitterly about the kind of relations they get from […]

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 […]

Tel Aviv Psychiatrist Yehuda Baruch to be charged with having sex with a patient

Haaretz.com Ex-psychiatric Hospital Chief Faces Charges of Sex With Patient Doctor admits to affair with young woman who had been admitted after a suicide attempt ■ former patient had an abortion after becoming pregnant by him By Revital Hovel January 22, 2018 The former head of a Tel Aviv-area psychiatric hospital is to be charged, […]

Aussie Psychiatrist Pralay Mazumdar – “ripped tens of thousands of dollars off taxpayers”

Herald Sun Psychiatrist suspended three years after admitting phantom treatments By Peter Mickelburough January 23, 2018 A GREEDY doctor who ripped tens of thousands of dollars off taxpayers through bogus consultations and telling patients they were sicker than they were has kept his right to practise. More than three years after psychiatrist Pralay Mazumdar pleaded […]

Win Yu, Hong Kong Psychiatrist – license revoked – sex with patient

South China Morning Post Doctor struck off for having sex with patient By Joyce Man May 2, 2009 The Medical Council handed down its harshest punishment ever by striking a doctor off the medical register indefinitely for having sex with and living with a psychiatric patient for nine years. The council said the reason for […]

Japanese Psychiatrist Douglas Berger’s Futile Attempt to Control Criticisms on the Net

Miami Herald Psychiatrist sues Reddit to unmask anonymous online critics By Daniel Chang January 17, 2018 They called him a maniac and much worse, and said he gives patients “the creeps.” They accused him of over prescribing drugs, misdiagnosing ailments and incompetence. And they alleged that his Tokyo counseling center scams clients out of money. […]

Deepak Sirur, UK psychiatrist, contemplating jumping off something

Derbyshire Times Boozy suicidal on-call psychiatrist failed to give drink-drive specimen after crash January 12, 2018 A suicidal on-call psychiatrist who was involved in a serious car crash has been ordered to pay nearly £2,000 after he failed to provide a drink-drive specimen. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, January 10, how Deepak Sirur, 44, […]

Douglas Berger, American Psychiatrist in Japan Sues Reddit to reveal his online attackers

GIZMODO NEWS American Psychiatrist In Japan Sues Redditors For Talking Shit Online By Sidney Fussell January 12, 2018 In a twisting and intercontinental case of ‘mad online,’ an American psychiatrist practicing in Tokyo has filed a defamation suit against Redditors who derogated his services. In a suit filed in Florida, Dr. Douglas Berger is seeking […]

Italian psychiatrist Marco Bonetti accused of sexual violence against six women (5 of them patients)

Google machine translation: HuffPost € 50 for certificates and sexual violence to patients: arrested the aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti January 11, 2018 Week of illness thanks to fake medical certificates obtained by paying the Aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti 50 euros: for this accusation the court of Aosta sentenced to two years and 10 months of […]