Botox-Doc Rolls the Dice on Poker Face Scheme. Healthcare? You be the Judge
One botulinum toxin poster child In the smoke & mirrors world of healthcare, there exist more than a few niches where patient ‘health’ is no part of the equation at all. And with a citizenry as gullible as the typical American – pill-peppy and gizmo-giddy – allowing sharp objects to be stuck into their faces for doctor-profit, strikes us as sheer madness on the part of both the “patient” and the drug-pusher. And so enters physician Jack Berdy in New York, whose contributions
Muslim MD-Murderer in Kentucky Kills Himself While in Jail
In the city of Louisville a prisoner awaiting trial on charges of killing two homeowners association board members committed suicide by hanging himself from a bed sheet in his cell, according to county jail officials. Mark Bolton, Louisville Metro Corrections Director, said that Mahmoud Yousef Hindi was discovered hanging in his cell at about 4:00 pm on a Saturday afternoon. It was 5 years ago in September of 2012, when Hindi, a doctor, sneaked a loaded handgun into a homeown
"A Drug-dealer Hiding Behind a White Coat and Stethoscope"
In Richmond Virginia last August a physician drug-pusher by the name of Doctor Clarence Scranage Jr. was convicted by a federal court jury of operating a sham clinic, whose purpose was simple and two-fold: flood the local illicit drug market with addictive narcotics, and get rich while doing it. And this week Scranage learned that he will be spending the next 30 years in prison for his reindeer games. Scranage, now age 62, a resident of King George County, was convicted on 18
Is It Sunday? Cool. Time For The Lighter Side of Health Insignifica
The walking, talking creature called “you” is a serious concatenation of intricate systems. And if you think doctors aren’t pretty nearly as baffled by your corpus as you are, you just don’t know much about the human body (or the mental limitations of doctors). Here are just a few little curiosities we’ve found oddly entertaining over the years: > Your brain’s electrical output could power a string of 50, small LED Christmas lights. In fact, the brain generates as much energ
Beverly Hills Doctor-Scamster Nailed in Massive Medical Fraud Scheme
A jury in San Diego Federal Court has convicted a Beverly Hills physician of operating a stunning insurance scam. The criminal enterprise involved years of paying kickbacks for patient referrals, which allowed his various businesses to illegally bill insurance companies for at least $25,000,000 in medical services. In most cases the services - ultrasounds, blood tests and MRIs - were completely unnecessary. Grusd & wife Helen. Sometimes medical maniacs look almost normal Dr.
Did the Doctor Kill the Doctor? Beverly Hills Police Say, "Absolutely"
A Rodeo Drive anesthesiologist was taken off to jail yesterday, arrested for the death of a patient who incurred a lethal overdose during a cosmetic operation. According to the L A. County District Attorney's office, Doctor Stephen K Kim, age 53, is believed to have administered a fatal dose of Demerol, a powerful synthetic narcotic, to a patient undergoing a surgery at the Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery Center in Beverly Hills. The patient was himself a physician by the name of
Manhattan Neurologist "Guilty" of Taking Upskirt Photos on Subway Stairs
New York doctor Adam Levinson, age 39 at the time of his arrest, was described as an assistant professor of urology at the Mount Sinai school of medicine, as well as an accomplished surgeon. But Levinson, who plead guilty 3 years ago, was sentenced to 5 years’ probation for a single charge of unlawful surveillance, by Justice Richard Carruthers. According to Levinson’s attorney, Marc Agnifilo, the snoopy doctor voluntarily surrendered his medical license and it is temporarily
Next Doctor Visit? Here’s the Kinds of Things You Should be Asking
Armand Leone Jr., MD, JD, a diagnostic radiologist and co-founder of Britcher, Leone & Roth, shares these 5 things your doctor knows, but may not tell you unless you ask. If you want to make the most out of your time with your doctor, you’ve got to be honest. Keeping important details to yourself may harm you in the long run. Doctors also know a lot of things we don’t, so we patients have to ask the right questions. 1. Having elective surgery on a Friday or in the afternoon c
Milwaukee Area MD Guilty of 4 Patient Sexual Assaults - Gets 12 Months in Jail
In the picturesque village of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, a lab coat sexual predator got little more than a short swat on the randy butt by a judge in Milwaukee County Criminal Court. Doctor Evan Saunders, age 48 at the time, an OB/GYN specialist, was convicted of molesting 4 of his adult female patients during medical exams, which occurred in the years 2008, 2010 and 2011. The convicting jury consisted of 9 women and 3 men. In court testimony, four different women patients –
Mid-Eastern MD Who Poisoned American Patients, Will Spend 40 Years in a Cage
Here’s an idea: Come to America. Ignore our vapid, toothless physician ‘oversight’. Rip off insurance payers by faking medical conditions. Injure and kill the appallingly gullible citizens who walk through the door. Retire a multi-millionaire back in your own country. Is that a heck of a plan, or what? And had he not grown so unbelievably greedy? Well, he likely would have gotten off scot-free, Lebanese emigrant Doctor Farid Fata will spend at least the next 4 decades in fede