California

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 [...]

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 [...]

Zane Parzen

The New York Times PATIENT AWARDED $4.6 MILLION A psychiatrist who admitted having sex with a patient in two years [...]

David Sosin, Tustin Psychiatrist – Ordered to Cease and Desist for incompetence, gross negligence and excessive prescribing

OCWeekly STATE SLAPS PSYCHIATRIST DR. DAVID SOSIN WITH CEASE PRACTICE ORDER By Matt Coker February 20, 2019 Psychiatrist David [...]

Psychiatrist Douglas Murphy, SAN LUIS OBISPO, “acted negligently toward two patients who ended their own lives”

KSBY CA law now requires doctors to tell patients about probationary status By Aja Goare January 3, 2019 Psychiatrist [...]

Ellis Schwied – Orange County Psychiatrist’s License Suspended – gross negligence – developed relationship with patient’s mother, diagnosed patient with social anxiety and general anxiety disorder without an “adequate basis”

Orange County Register Laguna Niguel psychiatrist disciplined for dispensing meds without prescription By Jenna Chandler September 29, 2014 Laguna Niguel-based [...]

Douglas Murphy, San Luis Obispo psychiatrist, placed on probation for the second time by the California Medical Board

CalCoastNews.com San Luis Obispo psychiatrist penalized for patient suicide By Josh Friedman November 23, 2018 Psychiatrist Douglas Murphy A [...]

California May Revoke License of Fresno County Jail Psychiatrist Pratap Narayan Accused of Gross Negligence, Incompetence, Unprofessional Conduct

Fresno Bee (California) State Medical Board targets former Fresno County Jail psychiatrist By Marc Benjamin; The Fresno Bee December 13, [...]

Michael Cosgrove, California Psychiatrist, facing discipline – “he’d been drinking all night because he was depressed by the presidential election.”

NAPA Valley Register Napa State psychiatrist in Trump election funk faces accusation from medical board By Jennifer Huffman July 27, [...]

Billy Lockhart, San Francisco Psychiatrist and his boyfriend charged with possession of child porn – Lockhart pleads guilty

San Francisco Chronicle Ex-UCSF psychiatrist charged with possession of child porn pleads guilty By Erin Stone and Evan Sernoffsky July [...]

Victims and their Families Hug and Rejoice as California Psychiatrist William Ayres is Led Off to Jail

San Jose Mercury News Peninsula child psychiatrist sent to jail as his molestation victims applaud By Joshua Melvin August 7, [...]

San Diego Psychiatrist Leon Fajerman – 8 patients claim they were fondled, kissed, groped or subjected to sexual abuse

NBC 7 San Diego More Allegations That Local Doctor Sexually Abused Female Patients Eight women now claim they were fondled, [...]

Brian Cassmassi, Calabasas psychiatrist, showed his patient gay porn, exposed his penis and began masturbating in front of him

The Acorn Lewd psychiatrist could lose license By Ian Bradley April 18, 2018 Psychiatrist Brian Cassmassi Calabasas psychiatrist Brian [...]