Robert Stein

The Associated Press
Army Dismisses Fort Carson Psychiatry Chief
Dateline: Colorado Springs, Colorado
November 18, 1985


The chief psychiatrist at the Army’s Fort Carson Hospital, who is being dismissed because of alleged affairs with two patients that cost him his civilian license before he entered the service, calls the charges “trumped up.”

Col. Robert Stein’s civilian license was revoked in Kansas in 1980 after an investigation showed he had sexual intercourse with two patients, post spokesman Maj. Tom Barnum said today. Kansas reinstated Stein’s license in 1983.

Stein, 56, chief of psychiatry at the hospital since February, says the Army’s decision to relieve him of his duties is based on “trumped-up” allegations. He said his superiors have been aware of the allegations and the license revocation for at least a year…