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Resource ID: #18345
Subject: Doctors
Source: Houston Press
Date: 2024-04-12



The Houston Press reports on a doctor doing cosmetic surgery out of a Texas mall. "Dr." Carlos Chaves, who was not licensed to practice medicine in the United States, had been also practicing unlicensed surgeries out of a home in Miami. Immigrant doctors face a difficult time getting licensed in the U.S. Chaves, and others like him, mostly serve a clientele of Spanish-speaking immigrants who are unlikely to complain or seek legal remedies, if something goes wrong.

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