William Gray, Virginia Psychiatrist, License Revoked
BOARD REVOKES GRAY’S MEDICAL LICENSE
November 13, 1993
The regulatory board overseeing Virginia’s health professions said yesterday it had revoked the medical license of a Roanoke psychiatrist who had sex with his patients.
William G. Gray “unethically exploited the physician-patient relationship by engaging in sexual activities” with four young male patients, the Virginia Board of Medicine said.
The board also determined that Gray had violated medical ethics and standards of care by giving the patients housing, food, money, transportation and other gifts in exchange for sexual favors.
Gray offered to surrender his license to practice medicine in a plea bargain with a county prosecutor to avoid criminal prosecution. But the board, fearing that Gray would take his practice to another state, declined to accept Gray’s offer…