You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Doctor in child sex case resigns

Cannot practice medicine in state

The state Board of Registration in Medicine has accepted the resignation of a neurologist who admitted to soliciting sex from a minor in 2008.

Dr. Roger Wesley Farris II voluntarily gave up his right to practice medicine in Massachusetts on Jan. 24, and the board accepted that action Wednesday, according to the board and a copy of his sworn resignation.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week