Medical Sex Abuse

Breaking the Silence

Illinois gynecologist sentenced to 10 years for raping one of his patients

Bruce Sylvester Smith was arrested and convicted after he admitted that he had sex with one of his patients during a visit. At first he denied having any sexual contact, but later admitted that he did, but that he was invited by his patient to do so. His patient told a friend what had happened, then contacted a rape help-line. Dr. Smith was sentenced to 10 years in prison.


Chicago Tribune — Jason Meisner 01/18/2013 — 01/17/2013
The Curvature — Cara 05/04/2010