Dr. Ismail Taher

Dr. Ismail Taher, 36, of Edmonton, is facing a sexual assault charge after a woman reported she was assaulted in August. (Ismail Taher/Facebook)

An Edmonton-area physician is facing a sexual assault charge after a 19-year-old woman reported she was assaulted at the Sherwood Park Medicentre in August.

The woman told police on Aug. 19th that she was assaulted two days earlier at the medicentre on Bremner Drive in Sherwood Park while seeking treatment for an illness.

Dr. Ismail Taher, 36, of Edmonton, was arrested and released on $5,000 bail.

He is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Dec. 4.

Strathcona County RCMP continue to investigate to determine whether there are any similar incidents.