Daft Doctor Traded Pills for Cash & Sex Now Off to Prison. One Down, 1,000 to go
In the city of Metairie Louisiana a physician who confessed to narcotic drug-dealing, Medicare Fraud and threatening to kill police who came to his clinic to get him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. This medical maniac was a one-man crime spree in a lab coat . . . for a while anyway. Doctor Shannon Christopher Ceasar, age 45, formerly operated a scam clinic called The Gulf South Physician's Group in Metairie, until his arrest in July 2016. U.S. District Judg
Doctors & Crime? Well, They Seem to go Together Like Yoo-hoo & Ding Dongs
Well, last week served up yet another litany of American physicians who stepped into deep legal doo-doo. Here's a smattering of their crimes, annotated over a mere seven-day period. Keep in mind these fools only represent the steady stream of the other 200 lab coat loons, nabbed in any given month of any given year: West Bloomfield Doctor Gets Prison for Medicare Fraud A West Bloomfield Township doctor has been sentenced to 6 years in prison for his part in a $10,400,000 heal
Patrick McDonald Pens "The PARAMEDIC HERETIC"
Book World is proud to re-announce the release of the outstanding non-fiction work, "The Paramedic Heretic: Immutable Laws and Ethical Illusions." "Paramedic Heretic" explains the authors' account of what really happens when a 30-year veteran rescuer turns his stethoscope onto the medical profession. The book trailer for "Paramedic Heretic" was revealed on DGT Book Promotion news. In addition, McDonald has shared his insights in an interview this month on the Reading and Writ
U.S. Healthcare Fraudsters Are Out of Control, Day After Day After Day
A child heart specialist in Atlanta has changed his "Not Guilty" plea to "Guilty" in a case that involved the physician providing confidential patient information to a drug company salesman for fun and profit. Yes, Doctor Eduardo Montana confessed in Boston Federal Court this week that he illegally gave the private medical records of hundreds of children to a sales representative employed by Aegerion Pharmaceuticals - a Massachusetts-based drug cartel, in 2016. The drug sales
And Then, There's Healthcare at its Shining Best . . .
The Paramedic Heretic spends a ton of time and energy exposing the ridiculous flaws in this nation's healthcare system. But every now and then . . . the world of medicine shows off its true heroes. And they absolutely deserve to be commended. We tip our cap to these:
Historical Hysterics. How Can You Not Just Love Lab Coat Lunacy?
In the 1800s and well before the arrival of medical anesthetics, the surgical zeitgeist of the era was to heavily dose poor patients with opium or whiskey, then pin them down to the operating table by a couple of strong male assistants. The procedures were as brutal as anything a patient could ever face. So the name of the game was surgical speed. In Great Britain the most famous speed-demon slicer of the times was a Scotsman named Doctor Robert Liston - a lab coated showman