Ontario Psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski brought shame to his “profession” – Imprisoned for sex assault on 16 people and voyeurism

THE CANADIAN PRESS Public reprimand for Ontario doctor who ‘brought shame to the profession’ through sexual abuse By Diana Mehta January 23, 2017 TORONTO — Ontario’s medical watchdog has issued a scathing reprimand against a psychiatrist who sexually abused multiple patients over more than a decade, saying the man brought shame to the profession. The […]

Maryann Weisman, Penn. Psychiatrist, Arrested – kept writing prescriptions after her license was suspended

Lehighvalleylive.com Doc wrote prescriptions after license was suspended, AG says By Sarah Cassi September 23, 2015 Two Lehigh County women were arrested a week ago for alleged prescription drug crimes, the state Attorney General’s office said. Dr. Maryann T. Weisman, 54, of Whitehall Township, and Stacey A. Zuniga, 46, of Allentown, were arrested Wednesday by […]

Donald Grant, Aussie Psychiatrist, Under Fire for his book – “sensational rubbish” divulges personal patient info

ABC.net.au Queensland Health refers former psychiatrist to corruption watchdog over book on murderers By Brittney Klein and Lexy Hamilton-Smith Queensland Health has asked the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) to consider whether “potential corrupt conduct” was involved in the publication of a new book by former government psychiatrist Donald Grant on 10 murderers he examined. […]

Larissa Panieri-Peter, South Africa Psychiatrist – Judge throws out her report

TimesLive SOUTH AFRICA Rohde trial adjourned as judge throws out psychiatrist’s report By Philani Nombembe June 10, 2018 The Jason Rohde murder trial was abruptly adjourned on Tuesday after his counsel complained it had been “contaminated”. This was after Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe dismissed a report by defence witness Dr Larissa Panieri-Peter‚ a specialist forensic psychiatrist. […]

Barlow Smith, 85-year-old Texas Psychiatrist, Surrenders License – History of sexual relation with patient. Improperly prescribed drugs to 10 patients – One died of the toxic effects of multiple drugs. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided his office in 2013. Criminal case still pending.

Austin American Statesman Two Central Texas doctors lose licenses after felony convictions By Mary Ann Roser Sept. 20, 2015 — Begin Excerpt Barlow Smith, an 85-year-old Marble Falls psychiatrist, and Dennis Barson Jr. of Hutto, who turns 43 this month and practiced neurology in Austin, were among five Central Texas physicians the Texas Medical Board […]

Orange County, Florida jail psychiatrist Arturo Hernandez-Pena fired after arrest on fraud charges

Sun Sentinel Records show Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was fired last week By Jeff Weiner December 9, 2010 A psychiatrist who used to see inmates at the Orange County jail was fired after his arrest last week on insurance-fraud charges, records show. Arturo Hernandez-Pena, 52, was arrested while working at 10:35 a.m. on Dec. 1. Records […]

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 […]

Chicago Psychiatrist Michael Reinstein Gets Prison Time for Kickbacks from Drug Firm

Chicago Sun Times Psychiatrist gets 9 months for accepting kickbacks from drug firm March 11, 2016 A Chicago psychiatrist was sentenced to nine months in prison Friday for taking nearly $600,000 from pharmaceutical companies in exchange for prescribing a certain drug to patients. Dr. Michael J. Reinstein, 72, of Skokie, pleaded guilty last year to […]

South African Psychiatrist Omar Sabadia still behind bars after 22 years – hired three hitmen to kidnap his wife and murder her so he could claim insurance money

Independent Online Family keeps wife killer behind bars By Sameer Naik June 23, 2018 Johannesburg – The children of convicted killer Omar Sabadia know that one day he will be paroled and walk out of Kgosi Mampuru Prison a free man, but they still deserve the right to be heard. “The proper procedure must be […]

John Wisner, Kansas Psychiatrist (and priest) – defrocked – multiple allegations of sex abuse

Kansas City Star KCK priest is defrocked years after investigation into sexual abuse allegations BY Judy L. Thomas June 21, 2018 A priest in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has been defrocked years after an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse. The Rev. John H. Wisner was returned to the lay state, […]

Wyoming Psych Matthew Hopkins Convicted – gets prison time for inhaling compressed air before causing head-on crash

Star Tribune Jury convicts former Wyoming psychiatrist in DUI crash Jun 21, 2018 CODY — A former Wyoming psychiatrist has been found guilty of several charges stemming from a crash that injured another person. A jury in Cody convicted Matthew Hopkins of intentional misuse of a toxic product, controlled substance DUI and aggravated assault. The […]

Piet Hein van T., Dutch Child Psychiatrist, arrested, caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Nepal

NLTimes DUTCH CHILD PSYCHIATRIST CAUGHT HAVING SEX WITH BOY, 15, IN NEPAL By Janene Pieters June 18, 2018 Piet Hein van T., a 66-year-old child psychiatrist from the Friesland village of Makkinga, was caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in a guesthouse in Katmandu, Nepal on Thursday. He was arrested with five others in […]

Mohamed Saleh, Jacksonville, Florida’s “Most Bizarre Shrink”

Folio Weekly Strange Days By Susan Cooper Eastman June 21-27, 2011 Jacksonville’s eccentric “Dr. Detox” has a run-in with regulators over abandoned medical records and equipment The last time Folio Weekly wrote about Jacksonville psychiatrist Dr. Mohamed Saleh (“Searching for Dr. Detox,” May 10), we noted he was both the city’s “most high-profile” and “most […]

William Braden, Rhode Island Psychiatrist, gets 3 years probation for improper drug prescribing

Providence Journal R.I. psychiatrist disciplined for improperly prescribing drugs By G. Wayne Miller May 29, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has placed Dr. William Braden, a psychiatrist who practiced at Butler Hospital, on three years’ probation for improperly prescribing medications. This is the second time in five years […]

Mohamed Omar Saleh, Florida Psychiatrist – arrested for drunken driving – his specialty is “substance abuse”

Florida Times Union Jacksonville psychiatrist who specializes in substance abuse treatment charged with DUI By Jim Schoettler July 20, 2012 A Jacksonville psychiatrist who specializes in substance abuse and addiction treatment was arrested Thursday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or chemical substance, police said. Mohamed Omar Saleh, 59, of Campbell Avenue […]