ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – An Albany chiropractor is facing accusations that he groped some of his female patients.
Two victims have come forward but Albany Police believe there may be more.
“We received two complaints two females who said when they were there for chiropractic visits and the doctor had touched them in a sexual manner,” Albany Police Officer Steve Smith said.
Smith is taking about Albany Chiropractor Dr. Seth Kohl was arraigned Tuesday morning in Albany City Court on two counts of sexual contact with his patients during visits at Albany Chiropractic on New Scotland Avenue in Albany.
One woman’s written statement filed in court read that that during a February visit Dr. Kohl moved her underwear to the side. She claims he then fondled her groin area and then her breast. The woman said she felt frozen and robotic. She eventually reported the incident to the police.
That began an investigation by the Department of Education, which issued Kohl’s chiropractic license.
They made contact with a second patient who claims Dr. Kohl fondled her genitals and kissed her breast during an appointment last August. The woman said she knew Dr. Kohl’s wife, who works as a receptionist, was in the other room. She didn’t know what else to do but leave.
NEW10 ABC reached out to Dr. Kohl but no one answered his door or his phone.
Police are now concerned there may be other victims out there.
“We have two right now. Hopefully, as people see your story, they will remember a visit or something that wasn’t right and call the police,” Officer Smith said.
“The allegations are completely unsupported by any corroborative evidence. None whatsoever,” Steve Coffey, Dr. Kohl’s Attorney, said.