Clear Lake chiropractor cited for relationship with patient

Published: 2011-07-31 19:27:18
Author: DEB NICKLAY | Mason City Globe Gazette | July 29, 2011

A Clear Lake chiropractor has been placed on a five-year probation for unethical conduct after he admitted having sex with a patient.

Todd Hocraffer told the state Board of Chiropractic that he had a relationship with the patient while he treated the patient, from July 26, 2010, to Sept. 21, 2010. He agreed to terms set by the board on July 14. The board issued a citation and warning.

He operates We Care Chiropractic in Clear Lake.

According to a final order issued by the board, Hocraffer has agreed:

• Within 60 days, he will submit to a psychologist evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations.

• Within six months, he will complete a National Board of Chiropractic Examiners' Ethics and Boundaries Examination.

• Complete six hours of continuing education.

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