A Surgeon's Trail

Number 22559
Subject Doctors
Source News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
State NC
Year 2005
Publication Date 07/17-18, October 11, 20, 2005
Summary The News & Observer found that a partially blind neurosurgeon with a history of malpractice lawsuits was allowed to continue to practice medicine. The North Carolina Medical Board had gaps in licensing and oversight that enabled this mistake, and it failed to investigate claims against the doctor.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 28
Keywords doctors;surgeons;medical malpractice;lawsuits;North Carolina medical board;licensing;medicine
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