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Doctor Molesters: How Patients Can Protect Themselves

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In a FOX 11 Investigates, we tell the story of some doctors who are now facing criminal charges for sexually abusing patients.

These are doctors facing charges for allegations from years ago. Doctors who continued to practice, sometimes for years, before their medical licenses were suspended.

"He was examining me, touching me from the waist up and I remember thinking, this is foot surgery!". That, from the former patient of a podiatrist charged with several counts of sexual battery against patients.

He's pled not guilty, as has the gynecologist in a Van Nuys court, also facing criminal charges for allegedly assaulting patients.

Should he, or any of the doctors featured on the FOX 11 News, have been allowed to continue practicing, until their cases ended up in a criminal court? The medical board had received complaints from patients, what did they do, and how did the doctors continue practicing? should they have? How do patients protect themselves.

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