A Hawke's Bay doctor accused of stupefying and indecently assaulting young men is still working and has just had a new practicing certificate issued to him.

A Medical Council of New Zealand spokesman confirmed the certificate dated for another year had been issued which allowed him to continue practicing.

It is alleged the 40-year-old man stupefied young men then indecently touched them, some of these incidents taking place in a treatment cubicle, a toilet and darkened surgical room.

The charges relate to incidents alleged to have occurred in Hastings between January and September.

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He lost his bid for name suppression in January when Judge Tony Adeane lifted suppression but gave the man two weeks to file an appeal.

The doctor subsequently did so and a hearing to address the issue will be heard in the High Court in April.

He entered not guilty pleas to all charges when he appeared in November and elected a trial by jury.

It is understood the doctor's previous practising certificate ran out in February.

Although he is still working it is not with his previous employer and is with a different demographic.

The spokesman said due to "legal reasons" he could not provide further details.

The doctor surrendered his passport at the time of his arrest.