Doctor Arrested for Sex Assault
Thousand Oaks physician arrested at his home for alleged assault on patient.
Dr. Barry Lefkovitch charged with sexual assault. (December 23, 2010)
Detectives arrested Dr. Barry Lefkovitch, 56, at his home in the North Ranch area of Thousand Oaks after an investigation revealed he had assaulted one of his patients during a routine visit at his medical practice on Dec. 13, 2010.
Investigators with the Thousand Oaks Police Department's Sexual Assault Unit and the Medical Board of California executed search warrants at Lefkovitch's home and medical offices.
Lefkovitch's medical practice is part of the Arroyo Oaks Medical Group, which is located at the corner of Lynn Road and Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years.
Lefkovitch was booked at the East County Jail on two counts of forced sexual penetration and one count of sexual battery. Lefkovitch is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail.
Investigators are concerned there may be other patients who have been victims of similar acts by Dr. Lefkovitch and encourage anyone with information to contact Detective Jason Robarts at (805)494-8229.