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Doctor who worked for ECMC charged for forcibly touching female patient

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 12:19:50-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County District Attorney's Office says a doctor who worked for ECMC has been charged for forcibly touching a female patient.

According to the DA's office the incident occurred August 14, 2019, it is alleged 66-year-old Mark Fisher of Kenmore intentionally and forcibly touched the intimate parts of an adult female patient while he was working as a physician at the ECMC Outpatient Behavioral Health Center in Buffalo.

Fisher was charged with one count of forcible touching.

The DA's office requested bail due to the charge being a qualified offense under New York State criminal justice reform, Buffalo City Court Judge Shannon M. Heneghan released Fisher on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to return October 21 for a pre-trial conference.