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Dr. Paduch: Sexual Abuse Allegations & How to Get Help

Video Transcript

Today we are discussing the serious allegations against Dr. Darius Paduch, a former New York based urologist accused of abusing his mostly male patients, including minors. We’ll cover the current status of these criminal and civil allegations against him and what actions individuals can take if they experience doctor sexual abuse. Dr. Paduch has been charged with multiple accounts of inducing individuals to engage in unlawful sexual activities with accusations spanning from 2007 to 2019. He allegedly abused mostly male patients under the guise of medical examinations at the prestigious medical institutions. He was employed at the federal indictment, charges him with abuse that included invasive and unnecessary procedures purportedly for medical purposes, but which were in reality acts of sexual abuse. Dr. Paduch is currently facing federal criminal charges and has been detained since his arrest in early 2023. His criminal trial is scheduled to commence in April, 2024. Additionally, numerous civil lawsuits have been filed against him by survivors seeking damages for the alleged emotional and physical injuries they sustained.

So far. Over 20 lawsuits have been filed on behalf of patients who allegedly were sexually violated and abused by Dr. Darius Paduch during medical examinations while he was practicing at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Northwell Health. If you or someone has experienced harm by Dr. Paduch, it is crucial to reach out for legal support. You may be eligible to file a civil lawsuit even if previous statute of limitations have expired. Helping Survivors can connect you with the leading doctor sexual abuse lawyers who can help you understand your rights and options and what the next best step is for you.

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Kathryn Kosmides

Survivor Advocate of Helping Survivors