A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors in the case said the Department of Justice had no comment.
On Sept. If convicted, Dr.
A federal grand jury in Charleston, W. Kabbara, according to The Register-Herald.
Kabbara is no longer employed or on staff at Beckley ARH. If convicted, he could face a maximum penalty of life in prison, according to court documents.
Yates used acupuncture needles to incapacitate a year-old patient before massaging his body without any legitimate medical purpose, the indictment said. A hospital spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Tuesday.
Yates caused bodily injury to five veterans, according to the indictment. In addition to the sexual harassment allegations, the suit alleges the hospital retaliated against the girl for reporting the behavior by barring her and her father, who is also a volunteer at Beckley ARH, from volunteer opportunities.
Appalachian Regional Hospital and one of its former employed physicians for alleged sexual harassment, according to The Register-Herald. He was accused of causing bodily injury to some veterans and abusive sexual contact while they were incapacitated, according to the federal indictment. The lawsuit alleges ARH knew of at least 20 other reports of sexual harassment involving Dr.
In another episode on Feb. The doctor, Jonathan Yates, 51, treated patients at Beckley V.
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Yates on two counts seual abusive sexual contact and five counts of depriving veterans of their civil rights. The lawsuit was filed by a year-old girl and her father against the health system and Zouhair Kabbara, MD.
Ward Morgan, Dr. Yates was arrested without incident at his home on April 2, according to the Department of Justice.
Jonathan Yates could face a maximum penalty of life in prison.