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Jason N. Stamper, Kentucky Psychiatrist, Charged

Jason N. Stamper The Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Grand jury accuses Kentucky doctor of illegally distributing amphetamine drug May 26, 2023 By Bill Estep -- Excerpt A Kentucky doctor has been charged with illegally distributing drugs. A federal grand jury indicted Jason N. Stamper, a Pikeville psychiatrist, Thursday on four counts of distributing and dispensing an amphetamine in 2022 outside the scope of professional practice and not for a legitimate medical reason. Police found bags of an ADHD drug called Vyvanse in a search of Stamper's home in December, according to a citation. The drug contains an amphetamine. The [...]

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Arkansas psychiatrist resigns from Medical Board

Arkansas Advocate Former chairman resigns from Arkansas Medical Board facing scrutiny in state, federal probes By Hunter Field May 26, 2023 -- Excerpt Northwest Arkansas psychiatrist Dr. Brian Hyatt resigned from the State Medical Board last week, two months after he stepped down as chairman. Hyatt’s resignation — confirmed by records obtained under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act — comes as he is under investigation by state and federal authorities. The scope of the criminal probes is unknown, but court records indicate that investigators in the Arkansas attorney general’s office suspected Hyatt of Medicaid fraud. The U.S. Attorney for [...]

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Psychiatry: A Madhouse of Foolishness (ChatGPT)

Dear ChatGPT, Can you write two pages or 800 words about psychiatry in the style of Mark Twain, scathing, humorous, cynical, ironic. Certainly! Here's a scathing, humorous, cynical, and ironic piece about psychiatry in the style of Mark Twain: Psychiatry: A Madhouse of Foolishness By ChatGPT May 21, 2023 I have had the misfortune of encountering a peculiar breed of individuals who claim to possess a deep understanding of the human mind and its ailments. They call themselves psychiatrists, but I assure you, their methods and theories are as absurd as a cat chasing its tail. With all the [...]

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Sangeeta Datta, Guwahati psychiatrist, arrested

Sangeeta Datta The Times of India 3-year-old adopted girl sexually abused, says Guwahati police By Mukut Das May 8, 2023 -- Excerpt GUWAHATI: The medical reports of the three-year-old girl, who was allegedly tortured by her adoptive doctor parents, established that she was also sexually abused, police said on Sunday. Guwahati police commissioner Diganta Barah said the child has been kept at the state home and a team of medical experts has been providing treatment to her. "Her medical reports revealed many worrying injury marks on her body, including private parts. Reports establish sexual offence was also commited," he said. [...]

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James Dodson, Clarksville Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty

James Dodson PRESS RELEASE Clarksville Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty To Making False Statements To Medicare & Tricare Wednesday, May 3, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Tennessee NASHVILLE – A Clarksville, Tennessee psychiatrist pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to two counts of making false statements relating to health care matters, announced U.S. Attorney Henry C. Leventis. Dr. James Maures Dodson, 57, pleaded guilty to making false statements to Medicare and TRICARE in connection with two types of criminal activity. First, he caused his practice, Clarksville Behavioral Health (CBH), to submit claims for services he [...]

Ricardo Ramírez, Arica Psychiatrist, charged with killing wife

Ricardo Ramírez CE Noticias Financieras English Court confirmed preventive custody for psychiatrist who killed his matronly wife in Azapa Valley April 28, 2023 -- Excerpt The Court of Appeals of Arica confirmed the preventive imprisonment of the psychiatrist Ricardo Antonio Yévenes Ramírez, charged as the perpetrator of the crime of femicide of his wife, the midwife Fabiola Vargas Pallauta, a crime committed in the Azapa Valley last December. In a unanimous decision, the First Chamber of the Court of Appeals - composed by the ministers Pablo Zavala Fernández, José Delgado Ahumada and the judicial prosecutor Juan Manuel Escobar Salas [...]

Richard Pines, Boise Psychiatrist, Arrested

Richard Pines Idaho Press Former Boise doctor arrested for sex crimes involving children KTVB STAFF March 20, 2023 -- Excerpt A Boise man and former adolescent psychiatrist is facing three felony counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16 after he was arrested Friday by multiple agencies. Boise Police said 63-year-old Richard Pines was arrested following “years of investigating” crimes in Ada and Boise counties. The crimes occurred against three minors in Boise County between 2004 and 2008, according to Friday’s news release. The Associated Press in 2015 reported the Idaho Supreme Court ruled Pines “violated state law [...]

Hemant Kumar Sharma, Townsville psychiatrist, suspended

Hemant Kumar Sharma Townsville Bulletin (Australia) Local psychiatrist hit with 3-year suspension March 17, 2023 By Cameron Bates -- Excerpt A TOWNSVILLE psychiatrist banned from treating women has now been suspended from practising in Queensland for the next three years. The Office of the Health Ombudsman confirmed that the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) had officially reprimanded Dr Hemant Kumar Sharma on February 28, 2023. "QCAT also suspended Dr Sharma's registration for three years," a spokesman said in a statement to the Townsville Bulletin. "The suspension takes effect from 30 April 2023." Healthlink Family Medical Centre in Cranbrook confirmed [...]

Brian Hyatt, Rogers psychiatrist, sued

Brian Hyatt KNWA Patient suing NWA psychiatrist for false imprisonment adds two attorneys By C.C. McCandless March 13, 2023 -- Excerpt WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A woman suing a Rogers psychiatrist, alleging false imprisonment and other charges, has added two attorneys to her case. According to court documents, Karla Adrian-Caceres filed suit against Dr. Brian Hyatt and other defendants in Washington County circuit court, civil division, on January 17. Her complaint accused the defendants of false imprisonment, battery, outrage, assault and civil conspiracy stemming from their actions during her time at the Northwest Medical Emergency Department and the [...]

Howard Weiss, Greenwood Village Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty

Howard Weiss PRESS RELEASE Greenwood Village Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty to Illegal Distribution of Controlled Substances and Financial Crimes Wednesday, March 8, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado DENVER – The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announces Howard Weiss, age 69, of Greenwood Village, pleaded guilty today to distributing a controlled substance outside the usual course of professional practice and for no legitimate medical purpose, structuring financial transactions in a way to evade reporting requirements, and engaging in monetary transactions greater than $10,000 in property derived from specified unlawful activity. He also [...]

PEI Psychiatrist Arvind Singh, focus of a 10-day hearing

PEI Psychiatrist Arvind Singh CBC Summerside psychiatrist disciplined over care of young patient By Carolyn Ryan March 08, 2023 -- Excerpt A College of Physicians and Surgeons of P.E.I. committee has found a Summerside psychiatrist guilty of professional misconduct, after a hearing in late January. The college says Dr. Arvind Singh engaged in "conduct or an act relevant to the practice of medicine that, having regard to the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by medical practitioners as unprofessional." The identities of three people complaining about Arvind's behaviour, one of whom was a patient, was not revealed in documents filed on [...]

Ashok Jain, Texas psychiatrist – settles

Ashok Jain PRESS RELEASE Psychiatrist settles claims for unnecessary brain stimulation treatments Friday, March 3, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas HOUSTON – A 61-year-old doctor and companies he owned and operated have agreed to pay the United States $3 million to resolve claims they improperly billed Medicare, announced U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani. Dr. Ashok Jain and companies known as Psychiatric Solutions P.C., Longview Psychiatric Center PLLC and Longview Psychiatric Center LP knowingly and willfully submitted, or caused the submission of, false claims to Medicare. The allegations included intentionally pressuring patients to accept unnecessary [...]

Duane Bevans, Provo Psychiatrist, WANTED

Duane Bevans CTV News Former Lethbridge psychiatrist faces charges in historical sexual assault By Michael Franklin Senior Digital Producer March 1, 2023 -- Excerpt Lethbridge police say a 77-year-old former psychiatrist, who once practiced in Alberta, faces sexual assault charges in connection with incidents dating back to the 1980s. Officials say a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Duane Bevans, a resident of Provo, Utah. The arrest order was initiated as a result of an investigation that Lethbridge police began in 2020, after a female told them she had been sexually assaulted by her psychiatrist in the early 1980s. "The [...]

Zholia Alemi, UK psychiatrist, jailed

The Guardian Judge jails fake NHS psychiatrist and criticises ‘abject failure of scrutiny’ By Josh Halliday North of England correspondent February 28, 2023 -- Excerpt A bogus psychiatrist who practised in the NHS for 22 years with a fake degree has been jailed, as a judge criticised medical authorities for an “abject failure of scrutiny”. Zholia Alemi was ordered to serve seven years in prison after being found guilty of a “deliberate and wicked deception” that allowed her to treat hundreds of patients across Britain. Alemi, who is believed to be 60, earned £1.3m in wages after forging the degree [...]

Niazi Saifullah, Richmond psychiatrist, sex with patient

Niazi Saifullah The Progress-Index How a doctor with a history of malpractice got away with running multiple group homes Joyce Chu February 20, 2023 PETERSBURG—In 2005, a Richmond psychiatrist met with his patient at a hotel and engaged in sexual activities, handing her liquor and medical drugs. He ran a business that churned through dozens, at times over a hundred, patients a day—yet from at least 2011 to 2013, he didn't see many of the patients himself. Instead, his other unlicensed staff members diagnosed and prescribed medicine for them, which would sometimes be the wrong dosage. They took the prescriptions [...]

Stefano Maria Cogliati Dezza, Psychiatrist, Italy

Stefano Maria Cogliati Dezza Stupra e frusta la paziente: 4 anni allo psichiatra Corriere della Sera (Italy) By Giulio De Santis February 16, 2023 Prima, con una terapia ad hoc, ha consentito a una paziente di dimagrire. Poi, una volta carpita la sua fiducia, Stefano Maria Cogliati Dezza, 71 anni, psichiatra, l'ha spinta ad avere rapporti intimi estremi, obbligandola a farsi frustare o a subire colate di cera calda sulla schiena. Arrivando infine a stuprarla. Pratiche così dolorose da imporre iniezioni per ridurre la sofferenza. È questa la ricostruzione della Procura che ha convinto il gup Valeria Tommassini, al termine [...]

Adrian Buckner, Kingsport psychiatrist, suspended

Adrian Buckner WJHL State suspends Kingsport psychiatrist’s license By Jeff Keeling February 15, 2023 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) immediately suspended a Kingsport psychiatrist’s license Jan. 24 after he allegedly continued diverting drugs for his own use after an August 2022 drug-induced breakdown. In the Jan. 24 summary suspension, the state wrote Dr. Adrian Buckner’s “mental state while maintaining an active medical license poses an imminent danger to the citizens of Tennessee” and that the board of medical examiners “believes immediate action is necessary to prevent harm to patients.” Buckner, who owns Psychiatric [...]

Gordon Robinson, St. Louis Psychiatrist ordered to pay $5 million

Gordon Robinson KSDK-TV Psychiatrist, firm ordered to pay $5M over woman's 2016 death After a week-long trial, nine of the 12 jurors sided with Pyzyk and ordered Gateway Psychiatric Group LLC and Dr. Gordon Robinson to pay $5 million in damages. By Sam Clancy January 17, 2023 -- Excerpt ST. LOUIS — A psychiatrist and his firm were ordered to pay $5 million to the mother of a woman who died of a stroke in 2016. The mother, Debbie Pyzyk, filed a lawsuit in 2019 alleging Gateway Psychiatric Group LLC and Dr. Gordon Robinson of overprescribing her daughter for treatment [...]

Kearney psychiatrist Reynaldo de los Angeles, sentenced

Reynaldo A. de los Angeles Kearney Hub Kearney psychiatrist receives jail time for sexual assault of patient By Ashley Bebensee December 5, 2022 Updated Jan 15, 2023 -- Excerpt KEARNEY — A Kearney psychiatrist will serve nearly a year in jail for sexually assaulting a female patient. Reynaldo A. de los Angeles, 77, was sentenced in Buffalo County Court to 364 days in jail for misdemeanor third-degree sexual assault without consent. Judge Gerald R. Jorgensen Jr. gave de los Angeles one day credit for time already served. He will begin his jail sentence Jan. 2 at the Buffalo County [...]

Sanjay Masson, Thousand Oaks Psychiatrist, Insurance Fraud

Sanjay Masson Erik Nasarenko Ventura County District Attorney News Release Contact: Joey Buttitta Title: Communications Manager/PIO Phone: (805) 767-3400 Email: Approved: RHD Date: January 13, 2023 Release No.: 23-004 Thousand Oaks Doctor Pleads No Contest to Automobile Insurance Fraud Case: 2020021659 VENTURA, Calif. – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Dr. Sanjay Masson (DOB 06/26/65), a Moorpark resident and Thousand Oaks area psychiatrist, pled no contest to charges of auto insurance fraud on Thursday, January 12, 2023. Masson was charged with two counts of knowingly submitting fraudulent insurance claims. Masson contacted Progressive Insurance in February 2020 and filed [...]

Gomathinayagam Kandasami, Singapore psychiatrist, sued

Gomathinayagam Kandasami ASIAONE Parents seeking $3.3m from psychiatrist and IMH over son's suicide By Selina Lum January 12, 2023 -- Excerpt SINGAPORE – In a lawsuit seeking an estimated $3.3 million in damages, the parents of a 31-year-old man who took his own life have accused two psychiatrists of being negligent in treating their son, which they say led to his suicide. Mr Steven Joseph Arokiasamy, 67, and Madam Tan Kin Tee, 66, are suing Dr Nelson Lee, a psychiatrist in private practice, and the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for the actions of its senior consultant, Dr Gomathinayagam Kandasami. [...]

Nelson Lee. Singapore Psychiatrist, Sued for $3.3 Million

Nelson Lee ASIAONE Parents seeking $3.3m from psychiatrist and IMH over son's suicide By Selina Lum January 12, 2023 -- Excerpt SINGAPORE – In a lawsuit seeking an estimated $3.3 million in damages, the parents of a 31-year-old man who took his own life have accused two psychiatrists of being negligent in treating their son, which they say led to his suicide. Mr Steven Joseph Arokiasamy, 67, and Madam Tan Kin Tee, 66, are suing Dr Nelson Lee, a psychiatrist in private practice, and the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for the actions of its senior consultant, Dr Gomathinayagam Kandasami. [...]

Trial of Humanity vs Psychiatrist Ernst Rudin

Ernst Rudin The European Times Trial of Humanity vs Psychiatrist Ernst Rudin as part of the UN 2023 Holocaust Remembrance and Education program By Newsdesk December 28, 2022 -- Excerpt Tuesday, 31 January 2023 – International Mock Trial on Human Rights 3:00 p.m. EST, United Nations Headquarters The International Mock Trial on Human Rights is the culmination of a year-long programme organized by The Social Excellence Forum (SEF) for a diverse group of 20-30 young leaders, ages 15-22 years, from several countries. The students will interrogate the actions and responsibilities of Ernst Rudin, the so-called father of Nazi Racial Hygiene. [...]

Anil Tambi, India Psychiatrist, arrested

Anil Tambi The Times of Truth Main Metropolis Psychiatrist Arrested By Ncb | Jaipur Information By Admin December 22, 2022 -- Excerpt Jaipur: Main psychiatrist Dr Anil Tambi was arrested by Narcotic Management Bureau (NCB) in a narcotic case on Wednesday. A senior drug management official mentioned that Tambi was discovered concerned in alleged irregularities within the stocking and sale of medicinal medication within the metropolis. The authorities had discovered about Tambi’s involvement in an unlawful drug stocking and sale community, the place some medication have been allegedly procured and bought with out correct monitoring. The NCB groups had [...]

Jason Stamper, Pikeville Psychiatrist, charged

Jason Stamper The Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Kentucky doctor charged with possessing methamphetamine is barred from prescribing By Bill Estep December 19, 2022 -- Excerpt State medical regulators have barred a Kentucky doctor from prescribing drugs after he was charged with trafficking in heroin and possession of methamphetamine. The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure issued the emergency restriction against Dr. Jason N. Stamper effective Dec. 16. Stamper, 51, is a psychiatrist in private practice in Pikeville. He was licensed in Kentucky in 2003 after attending the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, according to board records. Police arrested Stamper [...]