BEST OF 2021 | Sexual assault victims speak out about the Eastern Cape doctor who assaulted them being suspended for only 18 months

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Vulnerable patients were left traumatised after being sexually assaulted by their doctor. Picture for illustration purposes. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Vulnerable patients were left traumatised after being sexually assaulted by their doctor. Picture for illustration purposes. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

They came to him at their most vulnerable, seeking solutions for chronic conditions affecting their daily lives.

He was a specialist – an endocrinologist trained in the systems of the body that regulate metabolism, growth and development, hormones and sleeping patterns. 

His patients were struggling with thyroid problems, hormone imbalances and diabetes. They trusted him to help them – instead they claim he allegedly violated and abused them.

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