Were You Treated by NewYork-Presbyterian's OB/GYN Dr. Robert Hadden?

NewYork-Presbyterian obstetrics and gynecologist Dr. Robert Hadden is alleged to have inappropriately touched, fondled, licked and penetrated patients repeatedly for more than 20 years. This alleged behavior was allowed to continue by NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center despite repeated complaints. If you were a patient of Dr. Hadden, you may have a case and be entitled to compensation.

You are not alone. Dozens of women have already come forward. Let your voice be heard and ensure justice is served.


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Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC has delivered justice for thousands of women exploited and abused during gynecologist pelvic and breast exams. Violations have included unnecessary and invasive probing, sexual contact, lewd comments, penetration, and photography. Our proven track record of success includes an “historic” $190 Million settlement with Johns Hopkins Hospital regarding the sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct of OB/GYN, Dr. Nikita Levy. Dr. Levy inappropriately "treated" patients for decades at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital. The settlement secured by JJS is one of the largest sexual abuse cases against a single abuser in U.S. history and helped approximately 8,000 women abused by Dr. Levy get the justice they deserved.

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In addition to high-profile cases, Mr. Janet is currently representing survivors of sexual abuse in several high-profile litigations. He, along with co-counsel, have filed the first class action lawsuits against University of Southern California (USC) for failing to protect its students from alleged sexual abuse at the hands of OB/GYN, Dr. George Tyndall; in addition, he, along with other JJS attorneys, are representing dozens of survivors of abuse by Catholic clergy and approximately 100 women who were allegedly abused by a fraudulent OB/GYN.

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Parallels Between Dr. Hadden & Dr. Levy

The allegations made against Dr. Hadden are appallingly similar to those raised by victims of Dr. Levy including unnecessary and inappropriate probing, touching, sexual remarks, and photography. JJS helped to successfully resolve the case against Dr. Levy through a then-record $190M settlement. Our experience advocating for the rights of victims of sexual harassment and assault extends to successful litigation against Penn State University for failing to take action to prevent children and students from being sexually abused by football coach and serial molester Jerry Sandusky.

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What Happened?

Dr. Robert Hadden was licensed to practice medicine in New York beginning in 1990. Shortly after becoming licensed, Dr. Hadden began practicing gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center and affiliated hospitals.

Allegations circulated for much of his tenure concerning prolonged breast exams, unnecessary vaginal exams, inappropriate touching and fondling, invasive questioning about patients’ sex lives, and licking patients’ vaginas. Numerous victims voiced their concerns and filed complaints with medical staff, nurses, administrators, doctors and other medical personnel; however, each was systematically ignored. Dr. Hadden’s sexual exploitation and abuse was allowed to continue under the knowledge and supervision of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University personnel.

If you were a patient of Dr. Hadden, you might have a case. Please click below to share your story and help ensure justice is served. All inquiries are 100% confidential.

What is the Alleged Improper Conduct by Dr. Hadden?

According to CBS News, Dr. Hadden is alleged to have engaged in a number of unnecessary and inappropriate behaviors with his patients including:

1. Inappropriately probing patients with fingers during exams
2. Making inappropriate inquiries about patients' sexual activities
3. Conducting phony or unnecessary vaginal exams
4. Making crude remarks and unprofessional comments to patients
5. Violating HIPAA laws by revealing patients' medical information
6. Other behaviors that fall outside the expected standard of care for gynecologists

According to experts, the above actions and behaviors fall outside the expected standard of care for a gynecologist. At this time, the full extent of Dr. Hadden's alleged misconduct is unknown -- and many victims may be unaware of the fact that they were abused.

JJS is in the process of gathering additional details regarding the scope of Dr. Hadden's alleged activities. If, at any time, you were a patient of Dr. Hadden, you may be a victim and may have a case.

How Do I Know If I'm A Victim?

Dr. Robert Hadden practiced obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center and affiliated hospitals for nearly 30 years beginning in 1990.

During his tenure, Dr. Hadden treated over 30,000 patients. His patients included young, unsuspecting women, many of whom were minors, pregnant or new mothers. Dr. Hadden preyed on these women in their most vulnerable time, verbally and sexually assaulting them and forever tainting what should have been sacred moments.

If you were a patient of Dr. Hadden, please contact the attorneys and medical experts at JJS today to discuss your rights and ensure your voice is heard. The process is free, easy and always 100% confidential. Our team includes a board-certified OB/GYN and RN who can help determine if the treatment provided to you by Dr. Hadden was appropriate, professional and within the standard of care.

Contact JJS Today

Patients should be able to trust that the doctors and medical professionals providing them care are trustworthy, trained, professionals who have been thoroughly vetted and are providing appropriate care. For too long, it appears NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center allowed reports of crude and unprofessional behavior and unlawful activity to circulate without taking appropriate action to ensure patients were protected.

If you believe you were a victim of Dr. Hadden, please contact the attorneys at Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC today. Any information you share with us is always confidential and there is no obligation to move forward with a case. If you were a patient of Dr. Hadden, don't suffer in silence - get the justice you deserve today.

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