More than 1,000 Ohio doctors were investigated by the State of Ohio Medical Board between 1997 and 2015 for sexual misconduct allegations, and in more than 200 of those cases the doctors faced disciplinary action.
But many of the disciplined doctors were allowed to keep practicing, and even criminal charges in some cases did not result in a physician losing his license.
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In a series of special reports beginning Friday, the I-Team exposes flaws in the system that polices sexual abuse involving physicians in Ohio.
Our coverage is part of a groundbreaking nationwide investigation of doctor sex abuse by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Our coverage continues through the next week with details of our findings, and information you can use to check on your doctor’s history.