Michigan pain management physician's license revoked after sexual assault allegations — 4 insights

The Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine revoked the license of Traverse City, Mich.-based pain management physician Jonathan Gale Robertson, DO, after sexual assault allegations emerged against him, the Traverse City Record Eagle reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Robertson allegedly made inappropriate sexual contact with at least two of his patients.

2. The two patients said Dr. Robertson allegedly exchanged prescribed narcotics in exchange for sexual favors. The incidents allegedly happened from October 2014 to April 2015.

3. Dr. Robertson faces 22 total charges including 10 charges of criminal sexual conduct.

4. His future court proceedings have not yet been scheduled.

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