Man charged with impersonating a doctor; performing medical procedures without license
DENVER – A man has been accused of impersonating a doctor and illegally performing medical procedures without a license has been charged, Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Carlos Hernandez Fernandez has been charged with four counts of second-degree assault, two counts of unlawful sexual contact, four counts of criminal impersonation, four counts of unauthorized practice of physician, and one count of child abuse, officials said.
Officials say Fernandez has been portraying himself as a licensed doctor since at least January 2015, and has been performing medical procedures without a license at a Denver clinic he calls Hernandez Fernandez Clinic in Denver.
At least 4 victims have suffered serious injuries from the procedures, two of whom were also victims of unlawful sexual contact, the DA’s office said.
Fernandez was released on from custody on a $2,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.
Anyone who thinks they may have been a victim should contact the Denver District Attorney’s Office at 720-913-9000.