Avon Doctor Charged with Sexually Assaulting Patients

Police arrested Khosro Pourkavoos on Wednesday.

An Avon doctor was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexually assaulting at least two of his patients, and police also investigated the possibility that there were more victims.

Avon police arrested Khosro Pourkavoos, 51, of 18 Terrace Drive, Avon, on Jan. 22 on two warrants. In one case, Pourkavoos is charged with second-degree sexual assault, a Class C felony, and fourth-degree sexual assault, a Class A misdemeanor. In the second case involving a different patient, he is charged with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault.

Pourkavoos is licensed in Connecticut as a family medicine physician. His medical practice is located at 35 Nod Road in Avon.

Avon police launched an investigation into Pourkavoos after a woman filed a complaint in June that her doctor had sexually assaulted her during medical office visits. During the subsequent investigation, police identified "other potential female patients" of Pourkavoos whom he may have sexually assaulted, according to a news release from the Avon Police Department.

Police located a second victim through information about her they found online. The woman provided police with a "sworn statement" alleging Pourkavoos sexually assaulted her during doctor's appointments, police said.

Both alleged victims are "of age," police said. Police have not made contact with any other victims at this time.

The court set Pourkavoos' bond at $150,000 — $75,000 for each case — and he was released after posting it. Pourkavoos is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 5.
Jeff Chasser January 24, 2014 at 09:45 AM
Bob January 24, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Khosro Pourkavoos
Donna Carney January 24, 2014 at 04:11 PM
Dagmar Langevin January 24, 2014 at 06:10 PM
I would caution people to jump to conclusions before all the facts are known. Dr. Pourkavoos has been our family doctor for 8 years and has been absolutely wonderful.
Kelly Quijano January 24, 2014 at 06:34 PM
12 years never ever ever a problem all my kids see him and have since they were knee high....thorough, up to date in research and prescribing practices. I agree, you will not even remotely get any "facts" through media --- show up in court, get it there, not here.
Mott Sapple January 24, 2014 at 10:04 PM
This is and old game, I was ripped off 150k by a woman who claimed sexual assault just to break contract so she could help her sister ,in my opinion as I'm getting ready to counter sue. She's being defended in old saybrook
Citizen Ruth January 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM
I was sexually assaulted by my doctor, my priest, my minister, my rabbi, my teacher, my newspaper girl, my maid, my boss, my tax collector, my psychiatrist, my lawyer, and myself!
Citizen Ruth January 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM
How much money can I get?
Donna Carney January 25, 2014 at 09:17 PM
If anyone on here is or are paients of the good Dr. Pouravoos and you know he is one fine doctor and treated your family right please call the office or call me please we all know this is wrong and he did nothing wrong. Thank You Donna Carney in Canton
Saraswathi Ramachandran January 25, 2014 at 10:30 PM
Dr.Poorkavoos is our family doctor. We feel he is an wonderful doctor who is very thorough in diagnosis, uptodate in research topics and does his job very methodically. We are 100% satisfied. Absolutely no complaints. He is a good family person. We are shocked to read the current news. We pray the doctor comes out of this successfully. Saraswathi
Donna Carney January 25, 2014 at 10:41 PM
Saraswathi please call the office or email me and send your feeling to us to share dcarney1234@att.net thanks so much
Barbara McCool January 27, 2014 at 03:23 PM
Dr. P has been my dr for a few years, i have never felt uncomfortable with him in any way. He is very caring and I think he is a great Dr! and will continue going to him.
Mehran Massoumi January 27, 2014 at 09:22 PM
My wife and I have been patients of Dr. Pourkavoos for more than 10 years. We have found him to be knowledgeable, caring, compassionate, and honest. His dedication to his patients and his concerns for our well being has not wavered with time. He has treated both my parents and I have referred multiple patients to him as I trust him implicitly. We will keep him as our Doctor knowing he would never do anything inappropriate with a patient.
CM January 28, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Are male doctors required to have a female nurse in the room when examining a female patient ? I don't know this anwer. I always assumed so, but I don't know. Does anyone here know for sure if that is a requirement ?
Ben January 28, 2014 at 01:57 PM
That is NOT a requirement for any male doctor to have a female nurse present at a time of an examination of a female just as it is not required for a female doctor to have a male nurse present at the time of an examination of a male patient. It never has been. It's the legal right of a patient no matter what sex anyone is to have another person present wether it be a staff nurse or anyone they might happen to bring.
BETTY COLON January 30, 2014 at 02:41 PM
Dr.Pourkavoos has been my Primary Care Physician for many years.I can attest to his character as a dedicated professional physician who is competent,compassionate and accessible to his patients.I have numerous medical issues and on occasion have visited his office several times in a week. I always felt comfortable and was treated with respect and dignity. Dr. Pourkavoos has an exemplary reputation in our community and I am blessed to have him for my physician. I encourage other patients to give Dr,Pourkavoos their full support ie:e-mails, letters, etc.
CM January 30, 2014 at 03:00 PM
What happened to Solm's Posts here yesterday morning? I thought that they were balanced and certainly not inappropriate.
Donna Carney February 05, 2014 at 06:00 PM
If anyone here wishes to write a letter on this good doctors behalf please either email it to his office or to me dcarney1234@att.net and I will forward it to him thanks so so much we know he didn't do anything wrong. He does have a exemplary reputation and we will make sure everyone know it thank you so much


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