At an emergency meeting on March 11, 2009, the Medical Board of Nevada is meeting to consider suspending the license of a Las Vegas surgeon after he has been accused of multiple counts of dangerous conduct, reports the Las Vegas Sun. Most of the doctor’s incidents have occurred at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center.
The senior deputy attorney general who works with the osteopathic board states “there’s a pattern of abuse” associated with this doctor that “is detrimental to the public. The surgeon’s reported major errors date back to 2006 and include two deaths and severe complications for three others patients. The surgeon was previously suspended by the hospital.