Nigerian Physician In USA Arrested, Licence Suspended For Felony Saxual Assaults

by Bamidele Ogunberu Last updated on April 15th, 2017,

Nigerian Physician In USA Arrested, Licence Suspended For Felony Saxual Assaults. McKinney, Texas police have arrested Donald Okechukwu Ozumba MD, a Nigerian orthopedic surgeon based in the US, for allegedly assaulting two female patients. The police said Ozumba committed the act at OSSM Orthopedics in the 8000 block of state highway 121 in McKinney, Texas.

McKinney police arrested him on March 31, and booked him at the Collin County jail, where his bail was set at $50,000, and he was released on Sunday.

Following his arrest, a disciplinary panel of the Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended, without notice, the Texas medical license of Donald Okechukwu Ozumba, M.D., on Friday “after determining his continuation in the practice of medicine poses a continuing threat to public welfare.” The temporary suspension was effective immediately. The temporary suspension remains in place until the Board takes further action.

“We flatly deny each and every false allegation and are confident that the legal system will vindicate Dr. Ozumba,” the accused family said in a statement read.

“We appreciate the support from our local and global community.”

One of the victims reportedly went to his office last week to be treated for a sports injury, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

She told police that the doctor exposed half of her mamatomy to check for internal fluid and told her he needed to rub in the medication he had injected under her left hip.

She reported that her husband, who was sitting behind the doctor , did not see as Ozumba massaged and penetrated her mamatomy with his fingers.

The woman told police that she contacted another doctor after the visit and asked whether what Ozumba had done was normal procedure.
The second doctor informed her that Ozumba was “absolutely not supposed to penetrate her v.agina.”

Shortly after the visit, Ozumba reportedly asked the woman to download a messaging app and and sent her a text asking what her favorite part of the procedure was..

The woman told police that she texted him back with a message,”Not receiving a script,” after which she deleted the app.

Ozumba reportedly continued to text the woman, asking her to come back in.

Ozumba’s specialty is sports medicine. He has worked as team physician for professional, college and high school teams, including Rockwall-Heath High School, Cedar Hill High School and the University of Dallas, according to his website.

Authorities have encouraged anyone else who feels as though they may have been saxually assaulted by Ozumba to contact the McKinney Police Department at 972-547-2727.

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Bamidele Ogunberu

Bamidele Ogunberu

A prolific writer, Bamidele has worked in generalist and public relations capacities for an energy company before making the cross over into journalism and has never looked back
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