The Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering revoking the medical license of Dr. David Simon, investigated by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for allegations that he tortured a female patient, 38, forcing her to strip, walk on all fours, submit to being handcuffed, blindfolded and whipped in his office — after hours — as part of a monthly therapy session for her depression.
A Russian surgeon was recently summoned by police in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk to remove drugs from the stomach of a captured drug mule. This in itself is not so unusual given the creative ways that drug mules have taken to stashing their contraband. What is unusual, is that in this case the doctor seems to have taken some of the drugs for himself.
It takes years of hard work and sacrifice to become a doctor. But even though the job is to heal suffering, it doesn’t make you a saint. The following is a group of healthcare professionals whose infirmities might be better cured with time behind bars than conventional medicine.
Health officials in Tulsa are warning the public that 7,000 patients of a local oral surgeon, were exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C due to the practice’s inadequate sterilization procedures. Who ever said dentists were boring?
Marcel Petiot was a physician, the mayor of his town, a hero of the French Resistance and an extremely prolific serial killer. Petiot–and several who aided him–were apprehended on March 17, 1944.