Doctor Assaulted Patients, Said It Would Burn Calories

Dr. Arie Oren, 64, arrested on multiple counts of aggravated indecent assault
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 12, 2011 12:21 PM CDT
Doctor Assaulted Patients, Said It Would Burn Calories
A Pennsylvania weight loss doctor is accused of sexually assaulting his patients.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – When weight loss Dr. Arie Oren sexually assaulted one of his patients, he had a reason: "If you have an orgasm, that would burn 200 calories," he reportedly told her. Oren, 64, was arrested for multiple counts of sex assault; he allegedly grabbed one victim's breasts and told another patient, "You’re getting an extra special treat for losing all the weight," before using a massager on her genitals. Says the DA, "A number of [the victims] used the word ‘creepy’ to describe his conduct," NBC Philadelphia reports. (Read more sexual assault stories.)

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