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Bloomfield Doctor Found Not Guilty of Sexually Abusing 12 Female Patients

Raymond Russomanno, 68, was found guilty of harassment on Friday. He was also tried in 2011 and found guilty of groping a 27-year-old female patient.

 

A Bloomfield doctor accused of sexually assaulting multiple female patients was found not guilty by an Essex County Superior Court judge on Friday. 

Ray Russomanno, 68, was found not guilty of two counts of second-degree sexual assault, two counts of attempted sexual assault, and 12 counts of criminal sexual misconduct. 

However, Russomanno was found guilty of 12 counts of harassment, which could bring a maximum term in prison of 30 days per count. 

Twelve women alleged they were attending routine medical visits between 2003 and 2007 when Russomanno touched their breasts, buttocks and other areas in a sexually manner, according to Essex County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Katherine Carter. 

The women who alleged the sexual misconduct were from Belleville, Bloomfield, Kearny, East Orange, Jersey City, Lyndhurst and Montclair. 

He was tried before Judge Joseph Cassini III with no jury.

Russomanno was also convicted in April 2011 by an Essex County grand jury on four counts of criminal sexual contact with a 27-year-old female patient and faces up to 18 months in jail. At the same time, he was acquitted on two counts of attempted sexual assault and seven other counts of criminal sexual contact. 

Russomanno has yet to serve jail time. He will be sentenced for both trials on Jan. 25. 

Russomanno has since given up his medical license.  

beth mazza December 23, 2012 at 04:17 AM
so sorry i have gone to him for several years and never had a problem he actually saved my husbands life and i owe him dearly why wasn't i asked and several of his other patients all it takes is one or two to spoil it everybody else
victim2012 December 23, 2012 at 06:55 PM
That's a slap in the face to all the victims once again victims again!!!
victim2012 December 23, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Pitiful!!!!
Youlie December 23, 2012 at 10:27 PM
The Old and Fat and ugly are mad because they did not get touch He DISCRIMINATED them .....WOW they are defending him until they could get touch good luck he had good taste in woman only the attractive one......
victim2012 December 23, 2012 at 11:19 PM
That's a slap in the face to all the victims once again victims again!!! Pitiful!!!

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