Former doctor sentenced to 10 years' probation for sexually assaulting Ben Taub patient
HOUSTON – A jury sentenced a former Baylor College of Medicine physician to 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting a Ben Taub Hospital patient in 2013.
Jurors found 46-year-old Shafeeq Sheikh guilty on Thursday after deliberating for two days.
The conviction means Sheikh must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
According to court documents, Sheikh sexually assaulted the patient while she was heavily sedated and receiving treatment for an asthma attack.
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