Doctor's $1-Million Bail on Sex Charges Stands

From Times Staff Reports

A physician accused of sexually assaulting four female patients was temporarily barred on Tuesday from practicing medicine and a Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied a motion to reduce his bail from $1 million.

Dr. Arthur Mason, 34, of Stevenson Ranch, was arrested in January on charges he sexually assaulted two female patients, one at White Memorial Medical Center and another at a private medical offices on Cesar Chavez Avenue.

After posting $50,000 bail, Mason was arrested again July 3 and charged with assaulting two other women during medical examinations on June 29 and July 2 at Facey Medical Center in Valencia.

Neither Mason nor his attorney could be reached for comment.

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