Navigation Links
Gynaecologist Faces Stiff Prison Sentence On Counts Of Sexual Abuse

Following a four-week trial by a King County Superior Court jury in Seattle, Dr. Charles Momah, an obstetrician and gynaecologist was convicted on Wednesday of two counts // of rape and two counts of indecent liberties against four women who came to his clinics for treatment.

Momah could face 16 years in prison if convicted on all counts. A sentencing date was not set.

Momah pleaded not guilty last year to two counts of rape and two counts of indecent liberties with patients. The verdict, guilty on all charges, came after four days of deliberations.

Prosecutors alleged that Momah performed gynaecological exams without wearing gloves, flirted with and touched patients inappropriately, and probed them unnecessarily with a vaginal ultrasound wand.

Momah, 49, also faces civil lawsuits in which women claim that they were also sometimes deceived into being examined, operated on and sexually fondled by his twin, Dennis Momah, a general practitioner who is not certified in obstetrics and gynaecology. The women assert that the two brothers, who are US citizens born in Nigeria, sometimes switched identities and assaulted them.

The documents also say the obstetrician-gynaecologist prescribed addictive painkillers for no good medical reason, pressured patients into surgeries and double-billed insurance companies for procedures.

In all, more than 50 former patients and employees have sued Momah or contacted police or regulatory agencies to make accusations against him.

Attorneys for Momah asserted the women testifying against him weren't credible, saying one sought drugs from him and another extorted him.

Clinics that Momah operated in Federal Way, Burien and Issaquah are now closed. The state suspended his medical license in 2003.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Women With High Oestrogen Levels Have Prettier Faces
2. NHS Dentistry Faces Pensioners’ Delug
3. Zimbabwe Faces Shortage Of AIDS Drugs
4. Delhi Faces Flu Threat Due To Change In Weather
5. Government Advertisement Faces Criticism For Wrong Salt Claim
6. Famous Faces Join Campaign To Spread Awareness On Ovarian Cancer
7. Ovarian Cancer Research Faces Funds Crunch
8. Delhi Faces Threat of Brain Fever
9. Dr Death Faces Malpractice Case In Australia
10. Britains Bird Flu Contingency Plans Faces Criticism
11. Jharkhand Faces Acute Shortage Of Life-saving Drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Each year Standard Process Inc. ... is this year’s Life University winner of a $2,500 scholarship from ... Leadership Awards ceremony. , Outerbridge is approaching her last quarter at Life University ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... Oakland, California (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 ... ... liabilities associated with discovery of thousands of defective respirators, according to court documents ... in the case of William and Becky Tyler v. American Optical Corporation, Case ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s ... care for living and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John ... provided by Empowered Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Dr. James Maisel will ... Long Island Chapter on June 4, 2016, 1:30-3:30 pm at the Farmingdale Public ... Retina Group of New York , is a Board Certified ophthalmologist who ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... treatment for eating disorders, is opening a brand new child and adolescent residential ... 8-17 and their families with even more specialized eating disorder treatment and access ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 ... & Expo earlier this month, the numbers and momentum ... continue to climb into the billions, more research and ... released 4th Edition State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report ... cannabis-focused data-analysis firm, much of the increase in sector ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... PARIS , May 25, 2016 ... system disorders, announces that an oral presentation entitled "High doses ... the MS-SPI trial" will be given by Professor Ayman ... the 2nd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) ... "MS and related disorders 3" will take place on Sunday, ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... AMSTERDAM , May 24, 2016 ... auf den Markt gebracht, die es Ärzten erlaubt, ... überall zu behandeln: MDLinking kombiniert Live Streaming mit ... sicheren Umfeld zu kommunizieren. Mediziner in Europa, Afrika, ... haben sich bereits für die Plattform registriert. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: