15 Scary But True Stories of Doctors Behaving Badly
They give you peace of mind, they somehow manage to keep a straight face while you unabashedly rattle off awkward questions and they belong to the small yet privileged few that can truly claim they’ve seen you naked.
Though your Mother or your Father may be the one to “kiss your boo-boo,” it’s the men and women in the scrubs and rubber gloves that do the real work. At least, that’s the idea.
You see, Doctors are human beings after all. Sometimes they sleep through their alarm, sometimes they drive away with their coffee mug still sitting on their sunroof and sometimes (but only sometimes) they abuse their power in dangerous, cruel and downright odd ways.
Today on Healthversed, we explore 15 cringe-inducing tales of doctors behaving badly. Scrubs on? Then let’s go!
Dr. John Verbovsky
Our first story hails out of Detroit… and it’s a doozy.
Dr. John Verbosky is currently serving jail time for a series of drug-related offences. First, Verbovsky over-prescribed massive doses of pain medication to two female patients with the aim of getting them addicted. They got addicted. Then he forced them to do a variety of explicit sexual acts in exchange for more prescription re-fills.
As if that wasn’t enough… he also knowingly filled fraudulent prescriptions to a drug dealer, receiving a cut of the profits in return.