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State suspends license of Pa. OB/GYN after fondling

Published: Thu, August 7, 2014 @ 2:36 p.m.

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — The state has suspended the medical license of a northwestern Pennsylvania gynecologist who is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to fondling a patient and a woman who worked for him.

The Bradford Era reports that 51-year-old Dr. Abaz Sosic, of Bradford, faces nearly two years’ probation when he’s sentenced Sept. 18, subject to an earlier plea agreement.

Because of the plea, Sosic entered into a consent decree with the State Board of Medicine to indefinitely suspend his medical license.

Police say an office employee claimed Sosic grabbed her rear end and made a sexually suggestive comment to her Jan. 27. After those charges were publicized, a patient came forward to claim she was fondled after an ultrasound in June 2012.

Sosic pleaded guilty to indecent assault in both cases.


1handymandave(474 comments)posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Losing your livelihood indefinitely sounds pretty serious to me. I guess they could have opted to hang him.

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2handymandave(474 comments)posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

It wouldn't make a difference to me. I said what I said and stand behind it. Changing players to me wouldn't make a difference. The severity of the punishment is just.

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3JoMarsh(1 comment)posted 1 month, 1 week ago

I was molested by my former male gynecologist too - who would also recommend a breast and vagina exam 'just in case'.

I'm 100% female gyno now and feel much safer - I'm no longer just some piece of flesh to be fondled by a pervert with an education.

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