A Wisconsin doctor has been sentenced to five years behind bars and ten years extended supervision by a Wood County judge. The 49 year-old man plead guilty to four counts of second-degree sexual assault.
He is convicted of sexually assaulting his female patients while they were unconscious. The doctor worked as a gastroenterologist in Marshfield when the assaults occurred. In 2009, a woman woke up from the effects of anesthesia and found him touching her inappropriately. He immediately surrendered his medical license after being confronted.
His sentencing is significantly shorter than prosecutors were hoping; they urged the judged to give him 25 years in prison. However, the judge decided the man was genuinely remorseful and was seeking therapy, so he gave me a lower jail time.
If you or someone you love has been a victim of sexual assault, contact the Racine sexual assault lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. at 800-242-2874.