Botched Surgery Allegedly Left Man With Deformed Penis

Former surgeon Mark Schreiber has been arrested
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 5, 2015 11:09 AM CDT
Botched Surgery Allegedly Left Man With 1-Inch Penis
Mark Schreiber.   (Broward Sheriff's Office)

In 2008, Mark Schreiber pleaded guilty to practicing medicine without a license after four women say he bungled work on their lips, eyes, and breasts. His admission of guilt got him a two-year jail sentence, but police say it didn't stop him from practicing medicine once he was released—or prevent him from botching one more surgery. A 55-year-old male says he went to the resident of Tamarac, Fla., in order to correct what was already a poorly executed penile procedure done in March 2014, reports NBC Miami: He needed to have "filler" material that had been injected in his member in the hopes of lengthening and thickening it removed. The patient paid Schreiber $1,000 cash, was given five pills, passed out, and woke to what the Sun Sentinel describes as a "deformed, one-inch-long penis."

The warrant contains some graphic details: The man took off his bandages to find "his penis had retracted so far that it protruded less than one inch from his body." Schreiber's advice, according to the patient, was to "just put two sticks [on] either side of his penis and wrap it up to keep it straight." He's now left with a mutilated penis and an inability to engage in sexual activity. Following an investigation, Schreiber was arrested Friday and was as of yesterday being held on one count of unlicensed practice of health care causing serious injury. The woman who did the injection is also not licensed to practice medicine in the state; police say she's currently a fugitive. (This man's penis was allegedly ruined by his insurer.)

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