Marion Dr. William Moore is accused of taking photos of patients

MARION, Indiana — The Indiana Attorney General’s office is trying to have a Grant County obstetrician/GYN’s medical license revoked after a woman accused the doctor of sexually assaulting her during an exam and taking photos of her private parts without her consent.

Since the allegation, AG investigations have reported that several other women have accused the doctor of similar acts, with investigators uncovering photos of patients in medical records that the patients not only did not remember being included, but never gave permission for him had given take.

The Summary Suspension Request — filed with the Indiana Medical Licensing Board by the Indiana Attorney General’s Office and received by Channel 27 News & Entertainment — calls for an urgent suspension hearing on Dr. William David Moore of Women’s HealthCare LLC in Marion.

“[Dr. Moore]poses a clear and imminent threat if he is allowed to continue practicing,” the AG’s office stated in its filing.

dr William David Moore is currently listed as the health officer for the Grant County Health Department.

Pursuant to the Attorney General’s suspension request, a former patient of Dr. Moore, referred to as “Patient A,” filed a consumer complaint alleging that in April 2022, Dr. Moore sexually assaulted and took photos of herself during an investigation in the area without her consent.

The patient claimed that Dr. During the exam, Moore touched her privates in a way that she considered sexual, prolonged an exam longer than normal, and asked her questions about her ability to masturbate.

“I felt sexually hurt and assaulted,” Patient A wrote in her complaint to the Attorney General’s Office. “DR. Moore must be investigated for misconduct and assault.”

The petition, filed by the attorney general’s office, included complaints from several other patients against Dr. Moore, which included similar inappropriate behavior.

“I want Dr. Moore’s medical clearance will be suspended and he will not be able to harm other patients.”

“Patient B”

One patient told investigators that after seeing Dr. Moore said she was a virgin, reportedly responded, “Oh, you’re so pure.”

The patient then claims that Dr. Moore told her, “If you’re not sexually active within the next year, I’ll have to manually break your hymen because it’s hard for me to see.”

The files allege that “Patient B” only learned after meeting with detectives that there were six photos of her lower body in the medical records in Dr. Moore’s office there. The patient said she did not recall giving her consent for the photographs to be taken.

“Patient C” was also reportedly surprised to see photos of her privates in Dr. Discover Moore’s notes. She, too, said she didn’t agree and wasn’t even aware the photos existed until the detective showed them to her.

“The level of humiliation and embarrassment he has caused me during this time is inexplicable and a total breach of trust and privacy as a patient and as a woman.”

“Patient D”

Court documents show investigators also spoke to a nurse employed at Marion General Hospital about Dr. Moore spoke. The nurse told investigators that other nurses who worked with Dr. Moore had heard that he “often had erections” while performing vaginal deliveries and that assistants would cover his crotch.

The nurse claimed a cell phone store clerk also told her that when she accessed Dr. Moore’s phone several photos of women’s external sexual anatomy were found on the device.

In the summary of their petition, the Attorney General’s Office stated that further complaints against Dr. Moore and the investigation remains open, with investigators continuing to reach out to new witnesses and affected individuals.

The suspension of Dr. Moore is only valid for a maximum period of 90 days, but the suspension can be extended and his license revoked.

FOX59 has hired Dr. Moore has been contacted for comment but has not yet received a response.

The Grant County Health Department also did not respond to inquiries about Dr. Moore’s status as the department’s health officer responded.

A on the website of Dr. Moore’s published letter says he is retiring and closing his office after practicing for 44 years.

“After I retire, I will not be licensed to practice medicine,” said Dr. Moore partially in his writing.