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A Florida physician and the Florida Board of Medicine have reached an agreement after allegations of inappropriate "sexting" surfaced while the physician was working at a Lakeland walk-in clinic.
In 2011, physician Tuan Dean was accused of inappropriate texting and sharing of lewd videos with a patient. What followed was a reluctant primary witness and a frustrated medical board. The witness, who came to a female physician in 2011 to report inappropriate misconduct by Dean became reluctant over the course of the investigation. As such, DOH prosecutors warned the Board of the difficulty in prosecuting Dean's case.
Dean . . .
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