Former Waco psychiatrist suspended after sex abuse allegation

POSTED: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 3:45pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

AUSTIN -- A Texas psychiatrist with ties to Waco had his licensed suspended after allegations of sexually abusing his young patients.

According to the Austin American Statesman, on Tuesday the Texas Medical Board ordered 59-year-old Dr. Charles Fischer to stop practicing immediately.

Fischer who worked at the Waco Center for Youth is being investigated for allegedly sexually abusing mentally ill children who were in his care.

The board has received information that there at least nine victims.

Fischer had been employed at Austin State Hospital since December 1990.


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