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Leon Fajerman

NBC 7 San Diego
More Allegations That Local Doctor Sexually Abused Female Patients
Eight women now claim they were fondled, kissed, groped or subject to similar sexual abuse by a South Bay psychiatrist, according to accusations by the California Medical Board.
By Paul Krueger
April 19, 2018

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Eight women now claim they were fondled, kissed, groped or subject to similar sexual abuse by a South Bay psychiatrist, according to accusations by the California Medical Board.

NBC 7 Investigates broke this story last summer. At that time, three female patients filed complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior against Dr. Leon Fajerman. One former patient told NBC 7 Investigates Dr. Fajerman was inappropriate on three different occasions.

The State Medical Board’s updated accusation, released Wednesday, includes new allegations of sexual abuse and molestation by five more women, four of the patients. The fifth alleged victim is the mother of a child who was Fajerman’s patient.

The victims told investigators that Dr. Fajerman’s behavior left them shocked, distressed, and, in some cases, reduced to tears…