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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A former contracted doctor at Columbus' St. Francis Hospital is in the Muscogee county jail facing sexual assault charges.
Dr. Samir Yousef is accused of sexually assaulting a female patient at the hospital in May of 2015.
On Wednesday, Yousef's attorney released the following statement:
According to officials, Yousef was in court Tuesday morning and was ordered held on $200,000 bond.
Yousef is a board-certified hospitalist or contracted worker and internalist. A civil case has also been filed.
St. Francis released the following statement saying: "St. Francis is not a liberty to comment because it is pending litigation."