Doctor Caught on Video Abusing Birthing Mom Loses Medical License

A California woman who sued her obstetrician for assault and battery after a disturbing birth video captured him giving her a forced episiotomy has won the first round of battle by default — as the doctor, Alex Abbassi, has surrendered his medical license.

“This is a huge win,” says Dawn Thompson, president of the advocacy organization Improving Birth, which has been assisting Kimberly Turbin of Los Angeles (pictured above with her son) with her case…

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