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Memphis Psychiatrist Richard Farmer Found Guilty


February 21st, 2020 BY siteadmin

Richard Farmer, M.D., 83, of Memphis, Tennessee, a licensed psychiatrist, was found guilty of three counts of distribution of controlled substances outside the scope of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose.

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Memphis Psychiatrist Richard Farmer Indicted in Drugs-for-Sex Scheme


April 20th, 2019 BY siteadmin

MEMPHIS: Dr. Richard G. Farmer, age 82, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 11 on charges that he “issued prescriptions for controlled substances… at his medical clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, outside the usual scope of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose, and often in exchange for sexual favors or companionship.”

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Columbia psychiatrist Earl Parrott retires in disgrace


September 14th, 2018 BY siteadmin

Columbia psychiatrist Earl Q. Parrott surrendered his medical license in disgrace after violating the Tennessee Medical Malpractice Act.

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Christian Psychiatric Services Psychiatrist Valerie Augustus Disciplined for Whipping Patients


June 15th, 2018 BY siteadmin

GERMANTOWN, TN: Dr. Valerie Augustus was disciplined by the Tennessee State Medical Board in May 2018 for whipping patients and being otherwise ignorant, negligent or incompetent.

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Vanderbilt Professor of Psychiatry Bradley Freeman Disciplined by State


December 15th, 2017 BY siteadmin

Bradley Freeman, Assistant Professor for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, was disciplined by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners in November 2017 after he: Failed to maintain sufficient continuing education credits. (pdf) For this infraction, he was assessed a civil penalty of $200.00. Education Freeman graduated from the University of […]

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