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Gynaecologist To Face Court Over Patient Rape Charges

A former gynaecologist has been charged with raping a patient under his care, multiple times.

A former gynaecologist in Sydney's east is set to face court after being charged with raping a patient under his care on multiple occasions from 2010.

A 77-year-old former Sydney gynaecologist is set to face court after allegedly raping a patient on multiple occasions between 2010 and 2014.

The woman, aged 64 at the time of reporting the offence in November 2018, alleged the doctor had assaulted her while she received medical treatment at an Edgecliff practice.

He was arrested on Monday and charged with eight counts of aggravated sexual assault of a victim under the authority of an offender and refused bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on Tuesday.