This man impersonated a doctor, then botched plastic surgeries
A man in Denver accused of impersonating a licensed medical doctor and running his own plastic surgery clinic has been arrested.
Carlos Hernandez Fernandez is facing more than a dozen charges, including assault and child abuse.
The Denver District Attorney's Office says he will be charged with four counts of second-degree assault, two counts of unlawful sexual contact, four counts of criminal impersonation, four counts of unauthorized practice of physician and one count of child abuse.
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Newsy's partners at KMGH report one woman had been trying to contact Hernandez Fernandez for weeks after he performed a nose job.
"She's now like questioning was his stuff even washed, you know? Does she maybe have an infection because he didn't properly take care of whatever it was," said a translator for one of the reported victims.
The same woman also had a procedure on her forehead. KMGH says the woman is now worried that surgery is causing her recent headaches.
Hernandez Fernandez reportedly injured at least four people using a "scalpel or sharp cutting instrument." The 36-year-old is also accused of sexually assaulting at least two patients.
Patients say Hernandez Fernandez botched face-lifts and other procedures, like tummy tucks and wrinkle removal.
The Hernandez Fernandez Care website says it's "fully licensed and insured," but the site doesn't actually list a license number. According to the district attorney's office, Hernandez Fernandez had been posing as a doctor since January 2015.
Investigators suspect there are even more victims than those who have already come forward.
Anyone who may be a victim should call the Denver District Attorney's Office at 720-913-9000.