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USC was allegedly told gynecologist could be focused on Asian students

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Manages at the University of Southern California were reportedly informed by medical experts that there are indications that a school gynecologist—Dr. George Tyndall—was targeting Asian students and showed evidence of “psychopathy” and held him in place.

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The Los Angeles Times– citing a confidential document– previously reported that several members of the school board, including the president, were forced to resign after Tyndall the allegations of sexual misconduct came to light last year. He is accused of misconduct in more than 650 lawsuits, one of the largest sex crimes cases in Los Angeles history.

Dr. Tyndall often performed pelvic exams on young Asian girls, according to the report.

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The school, which reportedly had the gynaecologist evaluated after years of complaints against him, and The Times obtained on the internal school records through a court order. Among the complaints against Tyndall, were he ever performed a pelvic exam without the use of a glove and complimented a student on her pubic hair.

The experts said that Tyndall pelvic exams are not within the medical statements standards and that he had “dangerous” opinions about breast exams.

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The documents were evidence in a class-action lawsuit against Tyndall and USC filed under seal.

USC officials said that by the time they received the information about Tyndall, he was already placed on leave, The times reported.

USC matched a number of the court documents on their website. In a statement, the school said: “These records should help confirm that the proposed Scheme remains the best option for bringing a fair and respectful resolution to this matter for as many of Dr. Tyndall’ s ex-patients as possible. The changes to be made to strengthen our university, the rebuilding of trust, and the healing of our communities remain our top priorities.”

Last summer, attorney Leonard Levine told The Daily Trojan, “Dr. Tyndall is confident when all the facts are known, in particular, the opinions of experts in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology, it will be clear that his behavior, while engaged in the practice of medicine at USC, was in accordance with the standard of care for these examinations, and for the stated medical purpose.”

Tyndall has not been charged with a crime.

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