Sandy Springs police arrested Marietta-based abortion practitioner Daniel E. McBrayer, 58, after learning he assaulted a woman.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution indicated police conducted an investigation after a woman reported told police that McBrayer struck her.
After a traffic altercation, McBrayer reportedly left his vehicle and walked up to her car and struck her in the face.
Sandy Springs police Lt. Steve Rose told the newspaper that the woman, whose name was unreleased, was treated at a local hospital before heading home.
Rose indicated the abortion practitioner turned himself into police on Wednesday night and was booked on a simple battery charge at Doraville Jail. He was released after posting a $1,500 bond and awaits a date in court, which has not been set.