The case has shocked the close-knit community of Lewes, a town of about 3,100 on the Delaware coast. The case is even more chilling because some alleged victims are no more than 6 months old.

Hudson said Bradley had been in the area since 1994. He said the hospital has arranged for counseling for patients and their parents. He also said doctors who already have full practices have arranged to take Bradley's patients, who he estimated "runs in the thousands."

Mike Duckworth, treasurer of the Bethel United Methodist Church near Bradley's home, said the charges have brought "a lot of shock" in the neighborhood and to the parents of children in the church's preschool program.

"There was a time when Dr. Bradley was the new and exciting pediatrician in town," Duckworth said.

Duckworth said his granddaughter had two appointments with Bradley, but his daughter decided to get a new doctor about four years ago after Bradley asked to see the girl alone.

"There was a point in the examination when he wanted to take my granddaughter away and my daughter wouldn't let him do that," Duckworth said.

Bradley also had medical licenses in Florida and New Jersey.

"We are looking into that at this time," Cohee said.

The alleged crimes cited in court papers happened between August and December. Police said they learned of the alleged abuse when a 2-year-old girl told her mother that the doctor had hurt her during a Dec. 7 appointment.

The News Journal of Wilmington on Tuesday cited a detective's sworn statement that said evaluation of seized video files and software has discovered 15 more unidentified victims.
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I was compelled to post this considering the license(s) he held
some other states should know about this:

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oh ewwwwwwww

Can't even let my mind go there.


I don't know how much I can cuss here so I won't say what's going through my mind. I'm a pacifist but when it comes to people who hurt children bodily as well as mentally, I lose all logic.

Leave me in a room with him alone. With some other mothers.
See, if this isn't proof that there's no god then i don't know what is. what kind of sick higher power would let this happen!
I'm glad a mother knew that a doctor should never need to see a child that young alone. It is also a good thing that the other parents listened to their 2 year old.
This really speaks to the break down of communication between states. It allows things like this to continue more easily, very frightening. Moreover, patients and their guardians need to feel more empowered to tell doctors no and report inappropriate behavior.
And Wendy, I agree.
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