Scott Orens

Tampa Bay Times
Psychiatrist loses license
By Carol Gentry
October 3, 1992

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Other doctors knew something was wrong with Bradenton psychiatrist Scott Orens.

They reported him to authorities, but little was done until one night in June 1991.

According to police reports, that’s when Orens grabbed a little girl in a restaurant parking lot, dragged her 20 yards in a hammerlock, yanked her head back by the hair and slapped her forehand and backhand until horrified witnesses intervened.

On Friday, the Florida Board of Medicine indefinitely suspended Orens’ license after an expert on mental illness and drug abuse called him “a danger to the public.”…