Medical Sex Abuse

Breaking the Silence

Oregon Anesthesiologist convicted of molesting patients; hospital sued in civil court, pays 3 victims $2.4 million

Dr. Frederick Field was caught molesting women during surgeries while they were under the influence of anesthesia. He was convicted of criminal charges. Mid-Columbia Medical Center, a hospital in The Dalles, Oregon where he worked, was sued in civil court for battery, negligence and for covering up for Dr. Field. The hospital was found to be negligent and was ordered to pay 3 of the victims a total of $2.4 million.


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