William Kafin, Illinois Psychiatrist, accused of immoral conduct

Chicago Tribune State suspends license of suburban psychiatrist because of alleged relationship with patient By Alexandra Chachkevitch February 1, 2013 The license of a psychiatrist practicing in Glenview and Skokie has been suspended for at least three years because of an alleged sexual relationship with a 19-year-old female patient more than 10 years ago, according […]

William W. Wood, Illinois psychiatrist, “immediate danger to the public”, sex with patient, his license was previously revoked in Wisconsin – sex with patient

ROCKFORD (WREX) Rockford psychiatrist suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct By Audrey Moon January 27, 2015 A Rockford psychiatrist is immediately suspended after he is accused of inappropriately prescribing medications and being involved in sexual misconduct with several female patients, according to a notice of temporary suspension from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional […]

Psychiatrist Kimberly Frank, Mequon, “pleaded insanity, and the court agreed”

Fox6Now ‘It was just dropped, like it never happened:’ Child psychiatrist still practicing after psychotic episode September 12, 2018 By Bryan Polcyn and Stephen Davis MEQUON — A Wisconsin psychiatrist pleaded insanity, and the court agreed, so how is she still practicing? Her doctors blame a rare medical condition for a “one-time” incident that frightened […]

Psychiatrist Edwin Hall, Albuquerque Psychiatrist, under investigation, government alleges that 36 patients died while in his “care”

Albuquerque Journal AG probing deaths of 36 patients in doctor’s care By Marie C. Baca September 10, 2018 A search warrant served by the New Mexico Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division alleges that 36 patients died while in the care of an Albuquerque psychiatrist over a six-year period. Edwin B. Hall ran a now-closed […]

Rikki Lynn Halavonich, South Carolina Psychiatrist, “expert witness”, arrested on allegations she filed a false police report, claiming she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted

Aiken Standard (South Carolina) Psychiatrist arrested for filing false allegations By Karen Daily April 20, 2009 A board-certified Charleston forensic psychiatrist qualified in the court system as an expert witness has been arrested in Aiken on allegations she filed a false police report last week, claiming she was kidnapped in downtown Aiken and sexually assaulted, […]

Ben Sessa, UK Child Psychiatrist, former raver and a club DJ, experimenting on subjects with Ecstasy

abc.net.au The hidden world of underground psychedelic psychotherapy in Australia By Jenny Valentish August 30, 2018 John puts The Passion of the Christ soundtrack on the stereo and lies on the single bed in this Melbourne house. He’s a 37-year-old engineer working in the renewable energy sector, and not at all savvy about street deals, […]

Nigel Strauss, Aussie Psychiatrist, wants to experiment on subjects with Psychedelic drugs

abc.net.au The hidden world of underground psychedelic psychotherapy in Australia By Jenny Valentish August 30, 2018 John puts The Passion of the Christ soundtrack on the stereo and lies on the single bed in this Melbourne house. He’s a 37-year-old engineer working in the renewable energy sector, and not at all savvy about street deals, […]

Prashanth Puspanathan, Aussie Psychiatrist, “I don’t plan on being in conventional psychiatry for the rest of my life. The psychedelic sphere is where I see promise for the future.”

John puts The Passion of the Christ soundtrack on the stereo and lies on the single bed in this Melbourne house. He’s a 37-year-old engineer working in the renewable energy sector, and not at all savvy about street deals, so he bought his dose of cactus, which contains mescaline, on the dark web. He takes […]

Psych Riyaz Mazcuri, (Texas & Florida), healthcare fraud, sentenced to more than 12 years, ordered to pay $20.6 million in restitution

Healthleadersmedia.com HOUSTON PSYCHIATRIST GETS 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $155M MEDICARE FRAUD By John Commins September 5, 2018 A Texas psychiatrist was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison this week for his role in a $155 million Medicare fraud scheme that ensnared top executives and clinicians at Houston’s Riverside General Hospital, the Department […]

Miguel Rivera-Sanabria, Puerto Rico Psychiatrist, Arrested by Feds for health care fraud, identity theft, false statement, attempted distribution of drugs

Department of Justice Doctor Indicted And Arrested For Health Care Fraud U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Puerto Rico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 24, 2018 SAN JUAN, P.R. – On July 19, 2018, a Federal Grand Jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned an indictment charging Dr. Miguel Rivera-Sanabria with 18 counts of health […]

Monissa Solberg, Rhode Island Psychiatrist, surrenders license over ‘intimate relationship’ with patient

Providence Journal Providence psychiatrist surrenders license over ‘intimate relationship’ with patient By G. Wayne Miller August 30, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Psychiatrist Monissa Solberg has agreed to voluntarily surrender her license to practice medicine in Rhode Island following a state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline investigation that concluded that she “had an intimate relationship […]

Richard Michaelson, Iowa Psychiatrist, substance abuse problems

Muscatine Journal (Iowa) Muscatine doctor faces sanctions April 9, 2008 MUSCATINE, Iowa — A psychiatrist from Muscatine has had his license indefinitely suspended, officials from the Iowa Board of Medicine said this morning. Richard Michaelson of Muscatine, who was placed on indefinite probation in December, has now had his license suspended for failing to follow […]

David Wilson, McKay-Dee Hospital Psychiatrist, Ogden, Utah – Child porn charges dismissed

Standard-Examiner Child pornography charges dismissed against former McKay-Dee Hospital doctor By Loretta Park November 29, 2016 OGDEN — A judge has ruled there’s insufficient evidence to prove a former doctor downloaded child pornography on his work computer. On Nov. 10, Judge Scott M. Hadley dismissed all 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor filed […]

Raymond Kam, Boston Psychiatrist, barred from practicing – says 16-year-old patient suffered from “evil spirits”

The Boston Globe Doctor barred for ‘spiritual diagnosis’; Sought to convert troubled teen and failed to report alleged abuse By Evan Allen May 11, 2013 A Boston Children’s Hospital psychiatrist who became convinced his 16-year-old patient suffered from “evil spirits” and appointed himself as her spiritual mentor has been barred from practicing medicine, according to […]

Jackson Dempsey, Oregon Psychiatrist, Sabotaged Mountain Bike Trails

The Associated Press Former Jackson County psychiatrist accused in bike trail sabotage expected to plead guilty April 30, 2013 MEDFORD — A psychiatrist is expected to plead guilty to charges alleging he tried to hurt mountain bikers by setting booby traps on national forest trails shared by bikers and hikers outside Ashland. The Jackson County […]