U.S. surgeon faces manslaughter, negligence charges in Australia
AP/Yahoo News, February 9, 2009
An American doctor charged with manslaughter in the deaths of three patients at a rural Australian hospital repeatedly botched operations and performed surgeries he was not capable of handling. In his opening statement in the pretrial hearing of Jayant Patel, prosecutor Ross Martin also said the doctor lied on his application to Bundaberg Base Hospital by neglecting to reveal he had been reprimanded by medical boards in the United States.
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