Sexual Misconduct

“Sexual misconduct is particularly damaging to the reputation of psychiatry because the damages to patients which result are mental and emotional in nature. If psychiatry loses the confidence of society, its ability to pursue its mission will be damaged.”

American Psychiatric Association
Approved by the Board of Trustees
March 1993

Canadian psychiatrist Allan Khitab will stand trial for sexually abusing another boy

Allan Khitab

Ex-psychiatrist to stand trial over sex abuse allegations Waterloo Region Record By Brian Caldwell KITCHENER — Former psychiatrist Allan Khitab has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly abusing another boy while he worked at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in the 1990s. The committal after a one-day preliminary hearing means Khitab, 77, is now scheduled to […]

Texas Okays Psychiatrist Sex with Patients – Charges only $5,000

Psychiatrist Fermin Briones, Jr.

Texas Medical Board April 10, 2015 ON APRIL 10, 2015, THE BOARD AND FERMIN BRIONES, JR., M.D., ENTERED INTO AN AGREED ORDER PUBLICLY REPRIMANDING DR. BRIONES AND REQUIRING HIM TO WITHIN 30 DAYS UNDERGO AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATION AND FOLLOW ALL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARE AND TREATMENT; WITHIN ONE YEAR AND THREE ATTEMPTS PASS THE MEDICAL […]

Ravi Shenava, 64-year-old Canadian psychiatrist, charged with sexual assault

Psychiatrist Ravi Shenava

Blackburn News Psychiatrist Accused Of Sexual Assault By Matt Weverink April 23, 2015 A 64-year-old man is charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident at a psychiatrist’s office. Police say a 28-year-old woman attended Windsor police headquarters on January 30, 2015 to report an incident that took place earlier that same day. On March […]

David Wilson, Utah Child Psychiatrist, Child Porn, Loses Job, License Revoked, Now Faces Criminal Charges

Psychiatrist David Wilson

Standard Examiner Former doctor’s attorney wants evidentiary hearing By Loretta Park April 14, 2015 OGDEN — A former doctor who practiced at McKay-Dee Hospital appeared in court on Tuesday. David Ford Wilson, 43, is charged with 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He entered not guilty pleas to the charges on July 16, […]

Roger J. Palmieri, psychiatrist, sued by patient who alleges she was seduced during “therapy” sessions

Los Angeles Times ORANGE COUNTY FOCUS: NEWPORT BEACH; SUIT SAYS PSYCHIATRIST SEDUCED HIS PATIENT October 27, 1993 A psychiatrist who was suspended from practicing after allegations of drug possession and professional misconduct has been sued by a female patient who alleged she was seduced during therapy sessions. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Orange County […]

Jerusalem psychiatrist arrested for sexually assaulting and molesting patients for five years

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http://www.mynet.co.il Google Translation: Suspicion: Orthodox psychiatrist disturbed and had sex with patients Orthodox Neve Yaakov presented himself as a psychotherapist being anxious couples, a patient suspected of having committed indecent acts and other women. During interrogation he claimed that he did things without any sexual connotation Haredi attending a patient suspected of defilement and indecent […]

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne, brother of British Secretary of the Treasury, quits own firm after sex with patient allegation

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne

Daily Mail UK George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother ‘who had sex with patient’ quits his own firm leaving it with assets of just £500 By Andrew Buckwell and Adam Luck March 28, 2015 The psychiatrist brother of Chancellor George Osborne has resigned from his private medical company, leaving it with assets of just £551. Dr Adam […]

Elizabeth Noll, Seattle Psychiatrist , Sex with Patient, not allowed to treat adult male patients

Psychiatrist Elizabeth Noll

Washington State Department of Health Seattle psychiatrist’s medical license restricted due to sexual misconduct News Release February 23, 2015 OLYMPIA — The Medical Commission has immediately restricted the medical license of King County psychiatrist Elizabeth Noll, MD (MD00028718) due to sexual misconduct. Noll allegedly had a romantic relationship with an adult male patient that lasted […]

PA psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet gets 7 – 17 years for Sex Crimes Against 7 Women

Psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet

The Intelligencer Former Doylestown psychiatrist gets 7 to 17 years for sexual assault February 9, 2015 By Hayden Mitman A Doylestown-based psychiatrist will spend the next seven to 17 years in a state prison for having inappropriate contact with his patients. Dr. Basem Shlewiet, 43, of Buckingham, was sentenced Monday in Bucks County Court. He […]

Korean Psychiatrist, under investigation for raping a patient, Goes kamikaze

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Korea Observer 71-year-old doctor found dead after sex therapy with patients ‎January 27, 2015‎ By Lee Tae-hoon A 71-year-old psychiatrist accused of having sexual intercourse with female patients as part of therapy took his own life on Saturday. The doctor, surnamed Yoo, was found bleeding on the floor of a bathroom at Seoul Medical Association […]

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