The Dalles doctor indicted on sex abuse charges

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THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — A hospital anesthesiologist accused of sexual contact with two incapacitated patients was indicted Wednesday by a Wasco County grand jury on sexual abuse charges.

Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles notified police in May after one of the women reported abuse. Dr. Frederick Geroge Field was arrested July 28.

The Oregonian reports Field has hired defense attorney Stephen Houze. The Oregon Medical Board lists no disciplinary actions or malpractice claims against Field.