On July 12, 2006, a former Lakeland anesthesiologist was found guilt of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 10 years in state prison. He is now released, but is no longer licensed to practice medicine.
In Orange County Florida a registered sex offender physician is suing the city of Orlando, which is ordering him to move out of the neighborhood known as Lake Nona, after they just moved in.
The young teenage girl involved was not a patient of Levitat’s, but the daughter of close family friends. She was often invited for “sleep-overs” with Levitat’s daughter, which is how the relationship began.
Here’s another look at the background case: