The Medical Board of California has accused an Orange psychiatrist of kissing and fondling one of his patients and continuing that intimate conduct for 3 1/2 years.
Dr. George M. Hayter, 52, vehemently denied the charges.
“That’s totally untrue,” he said.
A 1966 graduate of Duke University Medical School, Hayter has been licensed to practice medicine in California since 1968 and has served on staff at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange for 18 years.
In an April 12 civil complaint, medical board executive director Kenneth Wagstaff called Hayter’s conduct “gross negligence and/or incompetence” and recommended that his license to practice medicine be revoked or suspended…