• Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola

Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola, Saskatoon psychiatrist, pleads guilty

Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola Saskatoon StarPhoenix Saskatoon psychiatrist pleads guilty to defrauding government agency By Bre McAdam December 21, 2023 -- Excerpt Saskatoon psychiatrist Dr. Akinlolu Olalekan Peluola has pleaded guilty to defrauding a government agency of more than $90,000 through fraudulent billing. Defence lawyer George Green entered the plea to fraud over $5,000 on Peluola’s behalf in Saskatoon provincial court on Tuesday. His sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Feb. 6, 2024. According to police, a criminal investigation began in February 2022 after the College of Physicians and Surgeons reported suspected fraudulent activity reported to medical billing. An investigation [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Süleyman Zoroğlu, Istanbul Psychiatrist, faces 943 years

Süleyman Zoroğlu Hurriyet Daily News Lengthy jail term sought for psychiatrist for manipulating children ISTANBUL December 1, 2023 -- Excerpt Istanbul Prosecutor's Office has sought 943 years and nine months in prison for a psychiatrist for manipulating children through drugs and hypnosis and then blackmailing their families with false reports of domestic sexual abuse. In the indictment prepared by the prosecutor's office, it was stated that the suspect, Süleyman Şahin Zoroğlu, quickly diagnosed 21 victimized children aged between 7 and 18 with multiple personality disorder, prescribed “ketamine” - used for anesthesia and can cause memory loss - and asked [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Mohamad Och, Worcester psychiatrist, Convicted

Mohamad Och PRESS RELEASE Worcester Psychiatrist Convicted of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances Friday, November 17, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts Defendant prescribed combinations of highly addictive benzodiazepines and stimulants BOSTON – A Worcester psychiatrist was convicted by a federal jury today of illegally prescribing controlled substances. Mohamad Och, 67, was convicted following an 11-day jury trial of three counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. U.S. District Court Judge Margaret R. Guzman scheduled sentencing for Feb. 16, 2024. Och was arrested and charged in July 2021. “Dr. Och deliberately and recklessly jeopardized patient [...]

  • David Tatum

David Tatum, Charlotte Psychiatrist, Sentenced

David Tatum Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office New York Post North Carolina child psychiatrist hit with 40 years for filming minors, using AI to make child porn By Katherine Donlevy November 12, 2023 -- Excerpt A North Carolina child psychiatrist was hit with a 40-year prison sentence Wednesday for using artificial intelligence to transform innocent pictures of children into intense pornography stills. David Tatum, 41, will also have to serve 30 years of supervised release for secretly recording multiple teenagers — including his several family members and a patient — getting undressed. “It is horrific to believe anyone would secretly [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Jonathan Kirsch, Kingston psychiatrist, Sued

Jonathan Kirsch Westfair Business Journal Kingston psychiatrist shrinks from buying White Plains practice By Bill Heltzel November 7, 2023 -- Excerpt A bankruptcy trustee has sued a Kingston psychiatrist to compel him to buy the psychiatric practice of a disgraced White Plains practitioner. Albert Togut asked U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Nov. 1 to make Dr. Jonathan L. Kirsch pay $250,000 for the practice of former psychiatrist and current federal inmate Marc Laruelle. Kirsch has failed to honor a contract to buy Laruelle’s practice, according to the complaint, has not responded to a subpoena for documents, has failed to attend [...]

  • Anandababu Chellappan

Anandababu Chellappan, Henrico psychiatrist, license revoked

Anandababu Chellappan Richmond Times Dispatch Henrico psychiatrist's license revoked after sex allegations By Bill McKelway October 31, 2013 -- Excerpt A Henrico County-based psychiatrist's license was revoked because he repeatedly sexually fondled patients despite their expressed objections and mental illnesses, according to Board of Medicine documents. Dr. Anandababu Chellappan signed a consent order last week, according to board records, in which he accepted revocation of his license and the board adopted findings of fact that spell out egregious abuses of six female patients. The documents describe a pattern of conduct dating to 2008 in which the psychiatrist prescribed controlled [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Jamal Hilal, Sudanese psychiatrist, based in UK, “creepy”

Jamal Hilal Daily Mail Senior NHS psychiatrist who touched a junior member of staff's breasts during an 'unnecessary' examination and quizzed her about her sex life asking 'are you experimental?' is struck off By Jon Brady October 26, 2023 -- Excerpt A 'creepy' psychiatrist who massaged a junior member of staff's breasts in an 'unnecessary and inappropriate' medical examination later claimed the young woman had been trying to 'tempt' him into touching her. Dr Jamal Hilal, a Sudanese doctor based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, has been banned from practising medicine after he pursued the trainee, named Ms B to protect her identity, [...]

  • Gustavo Kinrys

Gustavo Kinrys, Natick psychiatrist, Convicted

Gustavo Kinrys PRESS RELEASE Psychiatrist Convicted of Billing Medicare and Private Insurance Companies for Services Never Rendered Wednesday, October 25, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts BOSTON – A Natick psychiatrist was convicted by a federal jury yesterday of billing Medicare and private insurance companies for over $11 million in treatments he did not provide and obstructing justice in an attempt to conceal his crimes. Gustavo Kinrys, 52, of Wellesley, was convicted of seven counts of wire fraud, six counts of false statements relating to health care matters and one count of obstructing a criminal [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Kuwait Psychiatrist sentenced

Kuwait Psychiatrist Gulf News Kuwait: Psychiatrist jailed for 5 years over drugs to inmates October 20, 2023 16:08 By Ramadan Al Sherbini -- Excerpt Cairo: The appeals court in Kuwait has sentenced a psychiatrist to five years on charges of smuggling drugs to prisoners, a Kuwaiti newspaper has reported. The man had been earlier caught while illegally taking drugs into Kuwait’s Central Prison for inmates there, Al Qabas added. The specialist was supposed to treat drug addicts and counsel them about the harm caused by narcotics, according to the report. Investigations revealed that the defendant used to enter the prison [...]

  • Evan Zimmer

Evan Zimmer, Miami Psychiatrist, in hot water

Evan Zimmer The Miami Herald Complaints about medical professionals gather dust; INVESTIGATION Florida Center for Investigative Reporting By Steve Miller October 20 2013 -- Excerpt Evan Zimmer has been indicted for racketeering, arrested for drunk driving, and busted for soliciting a prostitute, after which he showed up in court while impaired. He’s also a psychiatrist, licensed to this day to practice in South Florida. In Florida, medical professionals hang onto their licenses and continue practicing as the state grapples with a lengthy disciplinary process that can take years, according to the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR). On occasions [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Donna Dryer, Cortes Island Psychiatrist, resigns

Donna Dryer CBC B.C. psychiatrist resigns licence after patient complains of abuse during psychedelic therapy study By Bethany Lindsay October 16, 2023 -- Excerpt A B.C. psychiatrist has permanently relinquished her medical licence in response to a complaint about her treatment of a PTSD patient taking part in a clinical trial for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, CBC News has learned. Donna Dryer of Cortes Island irrevocably resigned her registration on Aug. 1 and received a formal reprimand after admitting to unprofessional conduct with the female patient, according to a letter from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. (CPSBC) to the [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Doc Mailloux, Quebec psychiatrist, suspended for two years

Doc Mailloux Montreal Gazette Jail time 'broke him,' witness tells sentence hearing of La Fontaine Tunnel protester By Paul Cherry October 13, 2023 -- Excerpt Mario Roy, one of the people behind a protest that stopped traffic inside the La Fontaine Tunnel, presented a witness with a questionable background during his sentencing hearing on Friday. Roy, 52, called Pierre (Doc) Mailloux, a psychiatrist and media personality who has been suspended from Quebec’s College of Physicians in the past, as his sole witness at the Montreal courthouse. Roy is acting as his own lawyer and is trying to avoid the six-month [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Jonathan Weiss, North Andover psychiatrist, reprimanded

Jonathan Weiss Eagle Tribune North Andover psychiatrist fined for prescribing antidepressant to patient's dog October 12, 2023 By Teddy Tauscher -- Excerpt ANDOVER A North Andover psychiatrist has been fined $5,000 by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine for wrongfully writing a prescription for Prozac to quiet a patient's dog. Dr. Jonathan Weiss said only after the incident did he learn that he doesn't have the legal right to prescribe to a dog. "Frankly, it did not occur to me that I wouldn't," he said. "In retrospect, what I should have done is say to the woman 'Go to your veterinarian [...]

  • Rogers Psychiatrist - Brian Hyatt

Rogers Psychiatrist, Brian Hyatt, accused of Medicaid fraud

Rogers Psychiatrist Brian Hyatt Daily Mail EXCLUSIVE: Arkansas psychiatrist Brian Hyatt brushes off cops as they order him to turn down blaring Trace Adkins music two days before arrest on Medicaid fraud charges By Greg Woodfield October 12, 2023 -- Excerpt The top Arkansas psychiatrist accused of a massive Medicaid fraud was confronted by cops just two days before he was arrested - while partying in a hot tub with two women at his $1.6million home, can exclusively reveal. An officer called to his 5,000 sq ft country club mansion on Saturday night because of a neighbor's complaint [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Suleyman Salih Zoroglu, Turkey Psychiatrist, arrested

Suleyman Salih Zoroglu Daily Mail Psychiatrist 'drugged up to 180 children and falsely convinced them they had been sexually abused by their parents so he could cash in on treating them' By Chris Jewers September 22, 2023 -- Excerpt A psychiatrist accused of drugging scores of children to convince them their parents had sexually abused them has been seized by police in Turkey. Professor Suleyman Salih Zoroglu is said to have dosed nearly 200 youngsters with psychoactive drugs after they were taken to see him at his clinic in Istanbul in order to cash in on subsequent treatment. Then, local [...]

  • Jo Erik Brøyn

Nuwan Galappathie, Birmingham psychiatrist, slammed

Daily Mail EXCLUSIVE - Psychiatrist is slammed by immigration tribunal for saying that a man who appealed against his deportation to Cameroon after raping his own daughter does not display 'distorted sexual attitudes towards children' By Sarah Limbrick September 12, 2023 -- Excerpt An eminent consultant psychiatrist has been slammed by an immigration tribunal for concluding an African man who raped his own daughter does not display 'distorted sexual attitudes towards children'. The twisted father was appealing against deportation to Cameroon on human rights grounds after serving an 18-year sentence for the harrowing ordeal he subjected his little girl to [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Analía Beatriz Rodríguez, Argentina Psychiatrist – Horror – Dogs

Analía Beatriz Rodríguez Google translation Nuevo Diario Horror in Temperley: they rescued more than 15 dogs that were mistreated by a psychiatrist Justice is investigating the case to determine the death of the animals and the accusation that falls to Analía Beatriz Rodríguez, the woman designated as an abuser. August 29, 2023 -- Excerpt Social networks were essential for the rescue of more than 15 dogs that lived "in the house of terror" in Temperley. The animals belonged to a psychiatrist who kept them in deplorable conditions. The dramatic rescue occurred in a house located at Carabelas 100, in the [...]

  • Andrew McFarland

Andrew McFarland, Illinois Psychiatrist, used torturous treatment

Andrew McFarland Capitol News Illinois 160 years later, activist Elizabeth Packard honored in place of abusive psychiatrist she exposed By Jerry Nowicki and Molly Parker August 9, 2023 Elizabeth Packard In June 1860, Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard was committed to the Illinois Hospital and Asylum for the Insane in Jacksonville by her husband, a Calvinist minister, for, in part, publicly disagreeing with his positions on religion, women’s rights and slavery. She remained there for more than three years under the care of a psychiatrist who used torturous treatment methods likened to waterboarding, and who collaborated in the imprisonment [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Pieter van der Westhuizen, Swakopmund psychiatrist, arrested

Pieter van der Westhuizen Windhoek Observer Notorious Swakopmund psychiatrist behind bars again August 4, 2023 Niël TerbLanché -- Excerpt Pieter van der Westhuizen, 67, a Swakopmund-based psychiatrist was arrested at the start of this week on Gender-Based Violence charges after he viciously attacked his wife in the Ocean View home on Sunday... Van der Westhuizen appeared in the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court earlier this week on charges related to Gender-Based Violence as read with the Domestic Violence Act. He was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly assaulted his 52-year-old wife during an argument at their home in [...]

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Saskatoon psychiatrist has been accused

Star Phoenix Saskatoon psychiatrist accused of defrauding government agency July 28, 2023 -- Excerpt A Saskatoon psychiatrist has been accused of defrauding a government agency of more than $90,000 through fraudulent billing. A criminal investigation started after police were notified in February 2022 by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan “of suspected fraudulent activity relating to the medical billings of a Saskatoon psychiatrist,” police said on Friday in a news release. Members of the economic crime section have concluded their investigation and “found that a government agency had been defrauded of more than [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Hemant Sharma, Queensland psychiatrist, used drugs with patient

Hemant Sharma The Courier Mail 'Infatuated' psychiatrist's costly romance July 26, 2023 By Vanessa Marsh -- Excerpt A Queensland psychiatrist who became "infatuated" with a female patient half his age splashed $1.5m to impress her, buying her a house, a car, a trip to Europe and investing in her cafe. Hemant Kumar Sharma engaged in an "appalling breach of professional obligations" when he entered into a sexual relationship with his patient whom he treated for five weeks from December 2016. The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has made orders suspending Sharma from practising as a psychiatrist for three years, finding [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Northwest Medical Center Psychiatrist accused

Daily Mail Eerie moment top Arkansas psychiatrist Dr. Brian Hyatt 'pretends to visit patients he had locked in hospital units' - as 26 victims claim he had them shut away for days or WEEKS as part of sick $800k Medicaid scam By Melissa Koenig July 24, 2023 -- Excerpt A top Arkansas psychiatrist has been accused of holding two dozen patients against their will for days and weeks as part of an $800,000 Medicaid scam, lawsuits claim. Dr. Brian Hyatt, 50, faces suits from at least 26 victims who claim they were held for days, and sometimes weeks, in his [...]

  • Gustavo Kinrys

Simon Bainbridge, Auckland psychiatrist, struck off Auckland psychiatrist Simon Bainbridge struck off for intimate relationship with vulnerable patient By Raphael Franks July 23, 2023 -- Excerpt An Auckland psychiatrist who had a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient over six years has been struck off, censured and ordered to pay tens of thousands of dollars in costs. The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal cancelled Simon Bainbridge’s doctor’s registration as his “conduct was of such a serious nature”. Bainbridge’s patient, who has name suppression and is only referred to as Ms E, suffered from depression along with verbal and mobility difficulties, needing a walking frame. She was [...]

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Óscar Francisco Coronado Molina, Peru Psychiatrist

Óscar Francisco Coronado Molina Google Translation: El Comercio Callao: psychiatrist accused of abusing minors continues to work at Hospital San José and his salary is raised By Mathías Panizo Arana July 7, 2023 -- Excerpt ... Through the corridors of the San José Hospital (HSJ) in Callao walks Óscar Francisco Coronado Molina, a psychiatrist who has multiple complaints of sexual harassment and abuse against him. As much as the dramatic experiences of his victims, including minors, broke out in the press in 2018, Coronado Molina continues with the freedom to exercise and maintains a position in the Chalaco hospital. Prior [...]

  • Fermin Briones

Andre Jedrzejczyk, Maghull Psychiatrist, tried to kill “friend”

Andre Jedrzejczyk Liverpool Echo Man said friend would be 'better off dead' and tried to kill her Andre Jedrzejczyk told police his friend's life was ruined and "she would be better off dead" By Wesley Holmes June 29, 2023 -- Excerpt A former psychiatrist tried to kill his friend by viciously beating her about the head after becoming convinced she would be "better off dead". Andre Jedrzejczyk, 60, believed he was committing "an act of mercy" when he attacked his 75-year-old female friend with a glass and a concrete ornament, leaving her badly injured in a pool of blood. [...]