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Clinton Physician Arrested And Charged With Alleged Sexual Assault Of Patients

Former employee of Community Health Center.

 

Dr. Tory Westbrook, 43, a resident of Glastonbury, CT, turned himself in to the after learning of several warrants for his arrest.

He was charged with five counts of sexual assault in the second degree with a $150,000 court set bond; sexual assault in the second degree with a $150,000 court set bond; sexual assault in the second degree; and sexual assault in the fourth degree with a $150,000 court set bond.

After a five month investigation with the assistance of the Chief State's Attorney Office in Middletown, the Chief State's Attorney Medicaid Fraud unit, the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Drug Control Unit, the Clinton Police secured three separate arrest warrants for the arrest Dr. Westbrook.

According to police, Dr. Westbrook was a physician with the in Clinton until his separation of employment in February of this year.  Police received complaints of alleged inappropriate sexual contact by Dr. Westbrook from patients at the center. Police interviewed a number of victim patients who reported he sexually assaulted them during medical appointments at the Clinton office. The alleged assaults occurred from 2010 and continued through January of 2012. 

As stated, Dr. Westbrook turned himself in to the Clinton Police after learning of the warrants for his arrest.  Dr. Westbrook was processed and held on bond. He is scheduled to appear in Middletown Superior court June 5.  

Jacqueline Santamaria June 06, 2012 at 01:36 PM
This is the place where DCF sends children to.
DisgruntledInClinton June 06, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Westbrook was my doctor for a year. He made me uncomfortable. When it came time for him to give me my gynecological exam, I rescheduled with another doctor. I thought his frequent touching making me uncomfortable somehow made me a racist. Something I've never even considered before. How many more women out there felt the same way? Thank God I was able to get insurance and stopped going there.
Patti Cashman June 07, 2012 at 01:04 AM
A reminder to all women....you have every right to request that another female be present during a physical exam. Many physicians will do this automatically but if they don't.....exercise your right and ask. If you are refused....leave!
Teresa Little Smith June 07, 2012 at 01:23 AM
Ms. Cashman, you are so right. I am a Nurse Practitioner and while in Primary Care, I did many GYN exams for women of all ages. I always asked a Medical Assistant to be present during the exam, for the patients' comfort and safety, and to help allay anxiety. Women MUST be empowered to speak up for themselves, and as a Health Care Provider, I always encourage my patients to ask questions, voice their opinions, and be in the Captain's chair as far as their health goes. Every woman must feel able to request a "chaperone," and if refused or unavailable, then as your stated so perfectly, "leave!"
miss goodas July 21, 2012 at 12:46 AM
i was treated by westbrook for two years and he was never acted inappropriate. .

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