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Resource ID: #15118
Subject: Health Care
Source: Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Date: Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 1998



Sun-Sentinel series documents 34 cases in which people have died following seemingly-routine plastic surgery in Florida since 1986 -- 13 of them since 1997. The series revealed state inaction in disciplining surgeons with repeated malpractice claims and found that several individuals with criminal pasts and/or no medical training have opened surgery centers.

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