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News Release

Friday, April 18, 2003

Media Relations

Medical Doctor Arrested for Sexual Exploitation

" Medical Doctor Arrested for Sexual Exploitation"


What: Press Conference Requesting the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Victims of Sexual Exploitation

When: Friday, April 18, 2003, at 3:00 p.m.

Where: West Valley Community Police Station
19020 Vanowen Street, Reseda

Los Angeles: On Thursday, April 10, 2003, Medical Doctor Parviz Nasseri was arrested and charged with three counts of 729 (a) of the Business and Professions Code, Sexual Exploitation.

Doctor Nasseri currently practices medicine in Encino, California at the Encino Health Wellness Clinic located at 17251 Ventura Boulevard, Plaza De Oro. He has also practiced medicine at the Compton Central Health Clinic Inc., located at 201 North Central Avenue in Compton, California.

Between the period of April 1989 and May 2002, Doctor Nasseri is alleged to have committed several acts of sexual assault on different female patients. In addition, Doctor Nasseri made inappropriate verbal comments to some of these patients during the medical exam.

Detectives believe there may be additional victims, who have not come forward. A booking photograph of Doctor Nasseri will be made available at the press conference.

Anyone having information regarding Dr. Nasseri is encouraged to contact West Valley Detective Toosbuy, Major Assault Crimes Unit, at 818-756-9141 or 818-756-8553 or Senior Investigator Wilson of the Medical Board of California at 562-402-4668. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.