Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Doctor Loses License to Practise, Had Sex with Patient

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Doctor Loses License to Practise, Had Sex with Patient

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Saskatchewan doctor loses license to practise

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A physician charged with several counts of unprofessional conduct, including having sex with a patient, has lost his license to practice medicine.

Dr. Josias Furstenberg had his license revoked by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan after a disciplinary meeting.

Bryan Salte with the college say Furstenberg was given the penalty after three of the five initial charges of having sex with a patient were amended to providing medical care to a sexual partner, which is still considered unprofessional conduct.

Salte says Furstenberg, who attended the meeting, took responsibility for his actions.

Furstenberg returned to his home country of South Africa last year following the opening of the investigation. …

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