Hundreds of Lawsuits Allege Florida Hospital Ignored Signs of Surgeon's Progressive Illness

August 30, 2022 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


What's the news. A Florida orthopedic surgeon, his clinic, and a Florida hospital have been named in 350 lawsuits alleging that the hospital ignored complaints from patients for years while the surgeon displayed signs of a progressive neurological disorder, according to a July 29, 2022, NBC News article. Lawsuits allege the surgeon made mistakes during the surgeries, some of which caused complications or required revision surgeries, and in at least one case, caused a patient's death, according to NBC News.

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