Bizarre Psych News

Jacob McClean, South Florida Psychiatrist Arrested for illegally dispensing and using methamphetamine

local10.com South Florida doctor arrested after dispensing meth to patients, DEA says Dr. Jacob McClean faces federal drug charges By [...]

James Ryan, Psychiatrist – suspended in two states – (Mesa, Arizona & San Diego, CA) – sexual misconduct with patients

East Valley Tribune EV psychiatrist runs afoul of 2 medical boards By Jordan Houston June 16, 2019 Psychiatrist James Ryan [...]

Luke Ainsworth, Aussie Psychiatrist, got patient pregnant – banned from “practising” until next year

The Age Psychiatrist who got 'vulnerable' client pregnant struck off until 2020 By Melissa Iaria May 28, 2019 Psychiatrist [...]

Jasjot Kaur Chadda, Toronto psychiatrist, suspended – enticed four patients to travel to Italy “meditation retreat” (5G’s each included alcohol at meals but not airfare)

Toronto Star Toronto psychiatrist suspended six months for offering her patients a $5,000 meditation retreat to Italy (before tax, not [...]

Psychiatrist Pradeep Mathur, Ohio, Jailed – “investigators say he lied to obtain prescriptions for a family member”

WFMJ Poland psychiatrist jailed, accused of lying to get prescription By Mike Gauntner May 21, 2019 Psychiatrist Pradeep Mathur [...]

Cesar Benitez, El Cajon, CA psychiatrist, “Chief of Staff” Alvarado Parkway Institute – specialty? Girl Hitting

Psychiatrist Cesar Benitez Psychiatrist Cesar Benitez is the "Chief of Staff" at Alvarado Parkway Institute. He has a criminal [...]

Scotland Psych Zholia Alemi, masquerated as a “doctor” for more than 20 years – unknown number of patients may have been subjected to shock treatment

The Herald Bogus psychiatrist's patients 'given electroshock therapy' by Rohese Devereux Taylor May 18, 2019 Psychiatrist Zholia Alemi Hundreds [...]

Psych Zholia Alemi, West Cumbria, “didn’t have a clue what she was doing” “spent 22 years making life-altering decisions for vulnerable mental patients”

The Herald Background: ‘Zholia Alemi didn’t have a clue what she was doing’ By Rohese Devereux Taylor May 18, 2019 [...]

Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, Suspended by State of Massachusetts – three young female patients say he sexually abused them

The Daily News State suspends Port psychiatrist Keith Ablow's medical license By Dave Rogers May 16, 2019 Psychiatrist Keith [...]

Emine Ozdemir, Turkish Psychiatrist, says she is under investigation for membership in a terrorist organization

TurkeyPurge Psychiatrist under investigation over therapy services to victims of Erdogan’s purge by TurkeyPurge May 6, 2019 Turkish Psychiatrist [...]

Bennett Braun, Butte Psychiatrist – settled multiple lawsuits for millions after patients said he convinced them that they engaged in cannibalism

Montana Standard Butte psychiatrist with troubled past faces new suit alleging negligence By Susan Dunlap May 5, 2019 Psychiatrist [...]

Rui Mendel, New Zealand psychiatrist, fined $5,000 for making a throat-slitting gesture towards a colleague

NZ Herald Doctor censured following number of unprofessional behaviour incidents, including cut-throat gestures May 1, 2019 Psychiatrist Rui Mendel [...]

Hayley Pinto, UK psychiatrist, carried away by cops after lying down to form a road block – delayed patients reaching hospital

The Sun ECO DOC SLAMMED Rich NHS doctor blasted after climate change protest ‘wastes public cash’ and ‘delays patients’ By [...]

Overland Park psychiatrist Brian Patrick Lahey, sex with patients, loses Kansas license, can still work in Missouri

Kansas City Star JoCo doctor accused of sex with patients loses Kansas license, can still work in Mo. BY Andy [...]

Charles Noplis, Louisville Psychiatrist under investigation – ‘anger management’ issues – wife beater

Louisville Courier Journal Kentucky board renews investigation of psychiatrist with 'anger management' issues By Andrew Wolfson April 5, 2019 [...]

Bosnian Psychiatrist Radovan Karadzic, war criminal, prison sentence extended from 40 years to life

The Telegraph Sentence increased to life for wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic By Nick Squires March 20, 2019 [...]

Utah Psychiatrist Joel Hanson, hired by Ascendant Behavioral Health’s Comprehensive Treatment Center after pleading guilty to privacy and witness tampering

ABC4 Psychiatrist at new substance clinic has addiction and recovery in his own past Dr. Joel Hanson pleaded guilty to [...]

Psychiatrist John Wisner, engaged in sexual misconduct, defrocked by Catholic Church – no longer licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri

Kansas City Star Defrocked KCK priest no longer holds active medical license in Kansas or Missouri By Judy L. Thomas [...]

Bassam Awwa, New London psychiatrist, agrees to pay $3.3 million settlement to feds for overbilling drug tests

The Day New London psychiatrist to pay $3.3 million for overbilling of urine drug screen tests March 15, 2019 By [...]