The Press Democrat
North Bay doctor loses license after accusations of sexually assaulting drugged patients
By Emily Wilder
March 21, 2022
A Santa Rosa psychiatrist who worked for multiple North Bay counties had his license revoked earlier this month after the state medical board investigated allegations that he sexually assaulted two patients at his clinic between 2017 and 2019.
The Osteopathic Medical Board of California revoked Dr. Cuyler Burns Goodwin’s physician license on March 8, according to state records, a decision that will take effect April 7…
The board came to its conclusion after a three-month investigation into accusations first made by patients of Goodwin’s Santa Rosa practice, Sequoia Mind Health. Their claims were submitted in a complaint to the state regulatory body in November 2020.
Goodwin was accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient’s sister, whom he allegedly prescribed abortion medication for after she became pregnant; he allegedly sexually assaulted another patient; and he also was accused of raping another patient while she underwent a ketamine treatment. Following the alleged attack, he escorted her out to her husband who was waiting in the lobby of Goodwin’s practice, according to the complaint…