According to court records, Rosenschein used an email account several times in 2016 to distribute the pornography.
While executing a search warrant on Nov. 8, 2016, investigators found 19,000 images and 2,000 videos in Rosenschein’s possession, including 3,000 images and 197 videos of previously identified minors engaging in sexually explicit behavior.
Rosenschein was working as a pediatric surgeon at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque at the time.
Rosenschein remains in custody until he is convicted. A sentencing date is not scheduled.
Rosenschein faces more than 17 years in prison and a minimum of five years of supervised release with the required registration as a sex offender. Rosenschein also agreed to pay $125,000 in restitution, which will be distributed to soliciting victims depicted in the material.