An Iraq War veteran filed suit Tuesday alleging he was the victim of sexual impropriety at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth.
Tuesday’s suit is at least the fourth filed in recent weeks involving Mark E. Wisner, a former physician assistant at the facility.
Wisner also faces criminal prosecution in Leavenworth County District Court.
The suit was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., on behalf of a man identified as John Doe D.P.
Wisner subjected Doe to inappropriate sexual comments and examinations, according to the suit.
He “repeatedly” fondled Doe’s genitals and suggested that pain medication would be withheld if Doe didn’t submit to the examinations, the suit alleges.
Wisner voluntarily surrendered his license last year, admitting that he was an “impaired practitioner.”
The suit alleges that officials at the medical center failed to properly supervise Wisner and “knew or should have known” about his improper conduct.