One clinician who recounted unsolicited complaints from at least three students from to said, "Patients complained they would never see him again. Carmichael added that one hypothetical risk was starting hormone therapy in the early stages of puberty. Administrators sent a patient survey to 2, students — male and female — treated at Engemann in the spring of He reported directly to Provost Michael Quick. A quarter of the recipients were patients of Tyndall.
When she returned for test results another day, a nurse told her that Tyndall wanted her to remove all her clothes for an exam, she said.
Ex-doctor’s victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts
On a return visit to renew the prescription, he posed questions about her first sexual experience in a way she found prurient. A human resources staffer phoned Tyndall on a Sunday and told him not to return to the clinic. In a memo to The Times, Tyndall said the body scans were to look for skin cancer and other conditions that warranted referral to a dermatologist. In the spring ofeight chaperones reported concerns about Tyndall to their supervisor, veteran nurse Cindy Gilbert. After speaking for more than 10 hours, Tyndall cut off communication with The Times and said he was mulling over a lawsuit against USC that might force administrators to reinstate him at Engemann.