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Fri Feb 28, 2014, 10:36 PM

Toronto doctor sentenced for abusing sedated patients

A Canadian doctor who sexually assaulted 21 sedated patients while they helplessly watched has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Anaesthesiologist George Doodnaught, 65, abused the women, aged 25 to 75, while they were in his care. The victims testified that they had been conscious when Doodnaught kissed, fondled and assaulted them, but they were unable to move.

All but one of the attacks occurred at North York General Hospital in Toronto. The assaults - mainly conducted between 2006-10 - were concealed from other medical staff only by a surgical drape.

Victims weep
During the trial, the defence argued that the sedatives had caused the victims to dream they had been sexually assaulted. Superior Court Justice David McCombs said on Tuesday that the doctor's "reprehensible conduct must be condemned in the strongest terms". Many of Doodnaught's victims cried as he was sentenced, according to media reports. The anaesthesiologist was employed at the hospital where the attacks occurred for more than two decades.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-26346745

Its just sickening that someone abused his patients and their trust for so many years.

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Fri Feb 28, 2014, 10:44 PM

1. Ten years in prison isn't enough.

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Fri Feb 28, 2014, 10:47 PM

3. Too bad he's at retirement age

so they can't really destroy his career. Its already over.

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Fri Feb 28, 2014, 10:47 PM

2. Ten lousy years? And we KNOW that jerk did it more often than the four years cited.

He probably had a victim list dating back to med school and perfected his technique down the years.

Creepy looking cuss:

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