- Associated Press - Friday, January 24, 2014

AVON, Conn. (AP) - An Avon doctor has been charged with sexually assaulting patients in his office.

Avon police announced Friday that they arrested Dr. Khosro Pourkavoos on charges of second- and fourth-degree sexual assault Wednesday. He posted $150,000 bail and is scheduled to appear Feb. 5 in Hartford Superior Court.

Pourkavoos didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment Friday. It’s not clear if he has a lawyer.

Police say their investigation began last June when a female patient made a complaint against Pourkavoos. Other alleged victims were later identified.

State records show no disciplinary actions against Pourkavoos. But he faces a malpractice lawsuit over the 2009 death of a patient whose family claims the patient suffered a pulmonary embolism because Pourkavoos didn’t prescribe blood thinners.

Pourkavoos‘ lawyer in the lawsuit declined comment.


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