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Oral Surgeon Accused of Sexually Abusing Patients Under Anesthesia

A North Carolina oral surgeon allegedly sexually abused at least four of his patients while they were under anesthesia, the Wilmington Police Department said Friday. Michael Lee Hasson, a 55-year-old surgeon at Wilmington Oral Surgery, was arrested late Thursday night and charged with second-degree forcible sexual offense and three counts of sexual battery. The accusations date back to 2017 and involve four female patients ranging from 17 to 21 years old, police said. His bond was set for $1.25 million bond.