Lawyers for Patients of Dr. John K. Yacoub, Gynecologist at St. Agnes Hospital’s Seton Medical Group and GBMC
UPDATE: Following a review of potential claims on behalf of a number of former patients of Dr. John Yacoub, our office has decided that we will not be pursuing legal action at this time. While we are continuing to monitor this situation, clients are no longer being accepted and no cases are being pursued. The content below is provided for informational purposes only regarding the prior investigation into these potential legal matters.
The medical malpractice lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential claims for former patients of OB/GYN Dr. John K. Yacoub, who may have been taking inappropriate photographs of female patients during treatment.
It has recently been discovered that Dr. Yacoub had multiple pictures containing close-up images of female genitalia on his telephone. Reports indicate that most of the pictures also featured a hand with a medical glove and at least two have medical equipment visible in the image, suggesting that they may be photographs of former patients.
While information is still being reviewed and uncovered surrounding this potential violation of privacy, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are providing free consultations and claim evaluations for former patients of Dr. John Yacoub, who is believed to have provided gynecological and obstetrical treatments in recent years at GBMC and St. Agnes Hospital’s Seton Medical Group.
Dr. John Yacoub Private Photographs of Females Discovered
The Maryland State Board of Physicians has suspended the medical license for Dr. John Yacoub, amid findings that he was inappropriately dispensing medications, using illegal drugs and was found to have images on his phone that may have been taken of patients.
According to an Order (PDF) issued by the State Board of Physicians on October 8, federal DEA agents conducted a search of Dr. Yacoub’s home last month. Among other findings, the report describes what agents found on Dr. Yacoub’s phone:
If it is established that Dr. John Yacoub was taking unauthorized pictures of patients, financial compensation may be available through a lawsuit for:
- Invasion of Property
- Emotional Distress
- Lack of Supervision and Oversight Failure by Dr. Yacoub’s Employers
- Lack of Informed Consent
UPDATE: While the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. reviewing whether a number of former patients of Dr. John Yacoub may have a case, our law firm is no longer actively investigating this matter or accepting potential clients. Should any new information become available that suggests former patients of Dr. Yacoub may have potential legal claims, we will update this page.