King County gynecologist sentenced to 20 years for sex crimes against patients
Dr. Charles Momah, a South King County gynecologist convicted in November of sexual crimes against four patients, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison.
King County Superior Court Judge Michael Trickey, after hearing impassioned statements from Momah's family and a close friend, as well as statements from two victims, said he was imposing a long sentence because Momah was a physician who took advantage of his patients.
Momah, 49, praticed in Burien and Federal Way until 2003 when his medical license was suspended. He was convicted of one count of second-degree rape, one count of third-degree rape and two counts of indecent liberties.
Momah still faces four counts of health-care fraud, set for trial in April. He has until 30 days after that trial is concluded to file an appeal on the sexual crimes convictions.
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