Tarik Zeid

The Philadelphia Inquirer
State board suspends medical license of Einstein resident accused of violent threats, assault
By Abraham Gutman
April 15, 2024

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A state medical board suspended the medical license of a Philadelphia-based physician last month, saying he posed an immediate danger to public health and safety, state records show.

Tarik Zeid, 32, is accused of assaulting a woman in his apartment, telling her that he has killed people, and saying his preferred weapon was a sniper rifle. The woman later told police that Zeid demanded sex, and choked her when she refused him, law enforcement records show.

Zeid, a doctor completing his training in psychiatry, was arrested in December and charged with aggravated indecent assault, strangulation, terroristic threats, and related crimes. He is awaiting trial with his next court hearing scheduled for June…

Zeid was in the middle of his fourth and final year of a psychiatry residency at Jefferson Einstein Philadelphia Hospital at the time of his arrest. He has not worked with Jefferson patients since, health system spokesperson Damien Woods said…