Unlicensed “Doctor” Charged with Sexual Battery


Mount Vernon Police District – Major Crimes Detectives of the Sex Crimes Unit continued their investigation into the practices of HIBP Medical Services, located at 6911 Richmond Highway. After further investigation, it was determined that a volunteer was apparently conducting medical examinations and allegedly touched a patient inappropriately on Thursday, June 23. The volunteer was identified as Fabio Suarez Valderrama, 54, of Burke. Suarez Valderrama was reportedly a licensed doctor in Columbia but does not have a medical license here in the United States.

On Wednesday, August 17, a warrant was obtained for Suarez Valderrama for Sexual Battery. Around 10:08 a.m., he turned himself into the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center where the warrant was served.

Major Crimes detectives believe there are other victims and ask anyone with information or who experienced a similar incident with Suarez Valderrama to contact Detective J. Wagner at (703) 246-7800.

You may also contact Crime Solvers of Fairfax County by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), via web-based email at http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or, text “TIP187” plus your message* to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters who provide their information through Crime Solvers are eligible for a cash reward of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest. Tipsters remain anonymous and never have to give their names or appear in court.