Former UCLA Gynecologist Dr. James Heaps Faces Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges
Nearly two dozen women have reported that Dr. James Heaps sexually assaulted them while he practiced gynecology and obstetrics at UCLA Health. Dr. Heaps worked part-time at the student health center for UCLA from 1983 until 2010. He also had staff privileges at the school’s medical center from 1988 until 2018, when he retired amid allegations of sexual abuse lodged by a patient he treated. According to reports, Dr. Heaps was charged with two counts of sexual battery and one count of sexual exploitation of a patient.
Additional complaints of sexual misconduct have surfaced as the investigation into Dr. James Heaps practice continues. If you or someone you know was a patient of Dr. James Heaps at UCLA Health or the student health center, contact us. Our sexual abuse and assault attorneys can provide you with a confidential, no-obligation consultation at no cost to you to discuss your legal rights and options.