University of Michigan Former Pediatric Physician Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct, Child Pornography

//University of Michigan Former Pediatric Physician Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct, Child Pornography

University of Michigan Former Pediatric Physician Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct, Child Pornography

By Nolan Erickson

A physician who was affiliated with University of Michigan Medical Center and Kansas City Children’s Mercy Hospital, Mark Hoeltzel, lost his medical license and is facing a criminal investigation amidst allegations of inappropriate sexual misconduct with minors, possession of child pornography, and in inappropriate sexual relationship with an 18 year-old patient.

Mark Hoeltzel was a medical doctor who specialized in pediatric rheumatology. In 2015, he began emailing and texting a young woman who was the patient of another physician, according to an administrative complaint. Hoeltzel had this patient’s care transferred to himself, and he allegedly began prescribing …read more

2018-07-11T14:39:00+00:00Blog|