The former neurologist accused of raping or sexually assaulting at least 6 patients over a ten year period at his Mount Sinai Beth Israel practice was released on $1 million bond Wednesday.
Ricardo Cruciani pleaded “not guilty” following his extradition from Pennsylvania, where he was serving seven years probation
A neurologist who pleaded guilty in Philadelphia last year for trading his sought-after-treatments for sex is in NYPD custody and awaiting extradition back to New York for allegedly committing the same crime on more than a half-dozen patients here, law-enforcement sources said Tuesday.
Ricardo Cruciani, 63, will be returned
Calls have been made for paramedics to be ARMED after a patient bit a medic in hospital.
The issue of whether crews should be handed protective spray or "defensive weapons" arose after David Lynch, who has worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service for nine years, was attacked at a
TOP consultants in the NHS earn £14,000 a year more if they are men.
The gender pay gap is exposed by figures that reveal the highest-paid male senior doctor is on £739,460.
That is 2½ times the amount earned by the top woman, who is on £281,616.
Of the 100 biggest
A dog walker is biting back after a Manhattan doctor wrongly accused her of stealing his laptop.
Hailey Fields claims Dr. Gregory Levitin, a head and neck surgeon, hired her through an app called Wag! to watch over his pooch, Rosie, for a weekend last January.
Levitin gave instructions via
Real justice for those molested by Larry Nassar will only come when the institutions and individuals who enabled the depraved sports doctor are also held accountable, parents of some of his victims said.
“There’s so much more to this that needs to be found out,” John Nichols, the father
The dad of severely brain-damaged toddler Alfie Evans asked the doctor caring for his son if she knew the sixth commandment "thou shalt not kill".
Tom Evans, who has been fighting Alder Hey children's hospital, in Liverpool, alongside the tot's mum, Kate James, for months, reminded medics of the
LUCKNOW, India — An Indian health official says a fake doctor treating poor villagers for colds, coughs and diarrhea has infected at least 21 of them with HIV by using contaminated syringes and needles.
Sushil Choudhury, the official, says police are looking for Rajendra Yadav, who has fled Bangarmau,
He’s got a golden ticket!
A grandfather with a weak bladder has been urinating all over Manhattan with little bother from the cops — because he has a doctor’s note that says he just can’t control himself.
Retired Harlem carpenter Michael Simon, 70, suffers from diabetes and has carried around
Two heroic plane passengers sprang into action to save a woman’s life after she went into respiratory arrest on a JetBlue flight from Orlando, Fla., to Jamaica.
According to a social media post from one of the passengers on board, about 20 minutes into the flight, an elderly woman
DESPERATE opioid addicts are swallowing up to 400 Imodium pills EVERY DAY to get high, it's been reported.
Experts say the active ingredient in Imodium (loperamide), and similar anti-diarrhoea drugs, triggers opioid receptors in the gut causing a euphoric affect when taken in large doses.
However, the bizarre practise - which
PATIENTS are being told to stay away from several major hospitals in Manchester because they are experiencing water supply problems.
The problem is understood to be affecting Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, the Royal Manchester Children‘s Hospital and Saint Mary’s.
Almost all operations scheduled for Monday morning have
BRIT parents have been urged to check their kids for a "distinctive pink-red rash" as scarlet fever cases soar to the highest level since the 1960s.
Public Health England said the bacterial infection is most common among children aged between two and eight and is known to strike in
A dad-of-five may lose his leg after being stung by a Portuguese man o' war - but is 'lucky to be alive' after suffering horrific injuries.
John Atkin, from New South Wales in Australia, was left in intense pain as a result of the sting - when the bottom
A SUSHI-lover who displayed no symptoms was found to have a huge 9ft tapeworm in his stomach.
The worm had to be folded 18 times to fit into a picture taken by the Singapore General Hospital's Department of Microbiology.
Despite the tapeworm's length of 2.8 metres (9ft 2in), the patient
A devastated mum has told how her 12-year-old son died of sepsis just three days after he was diagnosed with a viral infection.
Dylan Day was taken to a GP after he had been feeling unwell with a headache and sore throat, and became sick.
But within hours
A dad-of-four tragically took his own life after becoming addicted to steroids used to bulk up for his wedding.
Now his widow is bravely speaking out to warn of the dangers.
When Sarita Egan and her partner, Mark set a date for their big day in July 2013, the 35-year-old
A bride and groom tied the knot in a courthouse bathroom after 'unusual circumstances' nearly saw their dream wedding cancelled.
The big day was underway for Brian and Maria Schulz at Monmouth County Courthouse, where the couple's family and friends had gathered to see the pair wed.
A little girl faces a daunting operation to remove both her kidneys due to a rare conditions which causes her swell to double her size.
Lila Perry, nine, was four-years-old when she was diagnosed with a type of kidney disease called nephrotic syndrome.
The condition causes the kidneys to leak
A mum was rushed back to hospital 24 hours after giving birth by emergency c-section with her bowel hanging out of her body.
Kelly Maynard, 31, was left screaming in agony following complications with an emergency caesarean to give birth to daughter, Rosie-Anne.
She claims she was not
NEARLY 400 doctors enjoyed a taxpayer-funded luxury ski trip as the NHS continued to be gripped by a winter crisis.
Hundreds of specialists — including anaesthetists, surgeons and radiologists — took part in a slalom contest and swigged champagne in the four-day stay in the French resort of Val
Gov. Cuomo and the state’s legislative leaders on Sunday announced a deal to dramatically extend the amount of time cancer patients have to sue their doctors for failing to diagnose the deadly disease.
The three-way agreement on “Lavern’s Law” would increase the statute of limitations for filing a malpractice
A mum with a rare defect which 'made her look like a dinosaur' because her spine stuck out through her back has had innovative robot -guided surgery.
Brooke Schilling, 37, said her frame was so bent she 'looked like a hunchback' and doctors wouldn't touch her
A doctor at the University of Michigan was fired and stripped of his medical license for being intimate with a patient at work — plying the underage woman with alcohol and prescribing her opioids, authorities said.
Mark Franklin Hoeltzel, who worked at the university’s Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic in Ann
AN eight-year-old boy has died after contracting a flesh-eating bug when he fell off his bike - despite doctors amputating almost all his limbs in a bid to save him.
Liam Flanagan was riding down his family's hill in Spring Creek, Oregon, when he crashed and the handlebar sliced through
A surgeon was arrested on Long Island Monday for sneaking up behind a nurse in a hospital and attempting to strangle her with an elastic cord, cops said.
Venkatesh Sasthakonar — who specializes in weight loss surgery — had a disagreement with the 51-year-old nurse inside Nassau University Medical
A sex abuse victim of Larry Nassar demanded an apology from the disgraced sports doctor after delivering tearful testimony Tuesday – and the sicko physician told her he was “sorry.”
“I want you to look at me. I believe in forgiveness, Larry. You and I are human beings… Although
A gymnast who has come forward as a sex abuse victim of Larry Nassar said she made it to Nationals unknowingly on a broken leg because the monster doc gave her a clean bill of health — and now she questions whether he was just “more concerned with
Two top doctors are fighting their brother who never left the family home and acted as a carer for their mum over her £1.8m fortune.
Dominic and Jeremy Heath left their parents' £1.5m London house as young men, each forging a career in medicine which has seen
A man whose body rejected a face transplant has been given a second donor after living nearly two months without a face.
It is the first time in transplant history doctors have replaced one donor face with another, according to Olivier Bastien of France's biomedicine agency.
The recipient, in his