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NYC doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Peter Katsikis had only one appointment with Archibald, in 1969. He said Archibald directed him to remove his clothes; he touched him sexually and then took several photos of him in the nude. Katsikis was 12 and said it was his first sexual experience. He wouldn't tell anyone until he told his wife 26 years later.The trauma changed him, he said, making him cynical and sometimes short-tempered as an adult. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they grant permission."I've replayed the episode a couple ...

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Patients Demand Nude Photos Doctor Took As Part Of Sex Abuse

Years ago, Gale Coleman, a patient of Dr. Reginald Archibald, requested and received her medical records from the hospital but the photos were never released.Coleman said that never receiving the photos “confirmed to me what I had suspected, which was that these pictures were not part of my medical file, they were not taken for medical reasons, they were taken for Dr. Archibald gratification.”Archibald, who is now deceased, was a well-respected pediatric endocrinologist who saw thousands of children at Rockefeller University Hospital from the 1950s to the ...

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Doctor’s sex-abuse victims want to know what he did with nude photos

Former patients of a Big Apple pediatrician who was accused of sexually abusing children say the disgraced doctor took photos of them naked — and now they’re demanding to know where the images are.Ex-patients of the late Dr. Reginald Archibald — who worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as an endocrinologist specializing in child growth from 1948 to 1982 — have accused him of preying on them and molesting them during exams.But the former patients say he also took photos of them naked for what he described as scientific research, and the ...

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Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring.The physician, Reginald Archibald, worked at the New York City hospital from 1948 to 1982 as an endocrinologist who specialized in childhood growth. Former patients have said that in addition to molesting them, he would photograph them naked for what he said was scientific research. Archibald died in 2007.The former patients and their attorneys held a news ...

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Molested patients of pervy Rockefeller University Hospital doc demand answers about his collection of nude kid pictures

Several of the dozens of accusers, all now adults, fear their pictures are possibly available decades later as child pornography.“Finding these photos is critical for our clients,” said attorney Michael Pfau, whose Seattle-based law firm represents some of the alleged victims. “Hopefully the hospital can do the right thing and accelerate the investigation.”Archibald, who died in 2007, worked as an endocrinologist specializing in childhood growth. His victims charge the doctor used his position at the hospital to fondle, masturbate and photograph the ...

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Ex-Patients Allegedly Molested by Longtime Manhattan Doctor Want to Know What Happened to the Photos

Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Manhattan's Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring.Questions about the whereabouts of the photos continues to haunt many of the former patients, according to Michael Pfau, an attorney with the Seattle-based firm of Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala, who is representing about 100 former patients.The thought that the photos are now circulating as child pornography compounds his clients' pain and ...

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Patients Detail Alleged Abuse by Rockefeller University Hospital Pediatrician

The late Dr. Reginald Archibald worked at Rockefeller University Hospital from the 1940s until his retirement in 1982. Archibald studied childhood growth and many alleged victims, mostly boys, said they participated in a free growth study. He died in 2007.Two attorneys represent more than 100 alleged victims and said they believe there are hundreds of victims in total.Both men said the doctor took photos of them naked. The attorneys for both men said they want to know where those photos are, but the hospital hasn't provided information.But an attorney for ...

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Manhattan Hospital ‘Appalled’ By Former Doctor’s Inappropriate Contact With Patients

A New York City doctor who spent decades treating children at Rockefeller University Hospital may have also been sexually abusing them.Dr. Reginal Archibald is accused of abusing children decades ago.Attorney Jennifer Freeman with the Marsh Law Firm accused the hospital of a cover-up."We've talked to victims. We informed them much earlier than that,” Freeman said. “There are even children who were complaining in the waiting room after their examinations."The hospital sent thousands of letters to Archibald's former patients and are asking for any other ...

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Hospital acknowledges former doctor sexually abused patients

A Manhattan hospital is apologizing to patients who were sexually abused by a doctor.More than 100 people have now come forward and allege that an Upper East Side doctor sexually abused them as children.

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An Esteemed Doctor, Child Sexual Abuse Claims and a Hospital That Knew for Years

For almost 30 years, parents sought out Dr. Reginald Archibald when their children would not grow. They came to his clinic at The Rockefeller University Hospital, a prominent New York research institution, where he treated and studied children who were small for their age.He also may have sexually abused many of them.Dr. Archibald, an endocrinologist who spent most of his career at Rockefeller, died in 2007. His son, Larry, declined to comment. “This doesn’t make any sense to me,” he said.The New York Times spoke with 17 people, most of them men, who ...

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