The Oakwood Medical Clinic and former Dr. Basil Anderson were stripped of their business and medical licenses in the past week after an investigation into “sexually explicit comments and unwanted touching,” police said.
Oakwood Police began investigating Anderson after multiple complaints of inappropriate conduct at the clinic on Old Oakwood Road.
Anderson was given notice July 27 regarding his revoked medical license.
On Thursday, Aug. 2, the city of Oakwood revoked the Oakwood Medical Clinic’s business license.
In December 2015, a staff member made a report to Oakwood Police that Anderson “had sexually harassed and touched her on several occasions.”
“(The staff member) disclosed that while she was in the office laboratory, (Anderson) had ‘come up from behind her in the lab area, grabbed her, twisted her hips around and thrust his groin area into her buttocks area,’” according to the findings of fact in the Georgia Composite Medical Board order.
According to the Office of State Administrative Hearings decision, Anderson also prescribed a schedule IV controlled substance without performing a medical examination.
The staff member also reported “comments of a sexual nature” that made her uncomfortable, according to the order.
Oakwood Police’s investigation also discovered comments of a sexual nature to people who were patients at the time.
According to the Office of State Administrative Hearings, Anderson pleaded nolo contendere, or no contest, in January 2017 to one count of misdemeanor sexual battery and one count of not having a driver’s license in Hall County State Court. He was sentenced under the First Offender Act to 12 months of probation on each count.
Under the First Offender Act, Anderson is exonerated of guilt after completing all of the requirements of his sentence.
An administrative law judge heard Anderson’s case in May before the board ruled to revoke his medical license.