Jayant Patel

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US Doc Faces Charges in 13 Aussie Deaths

Manslaughter hearings set against former surgery boss

(Newser) - An American doctor faces charges of negligence and manslaughter in 13 patient deaths in an Australian hospital, AP reports. Dr. Jayant Patel, former head of surgery in a state-run Queensland hospital, failed to disclose disciplinary measures taken against him by medical boards in both New York and Oregon. Patel faces...

Doc Linked to 17 Aussie Deaths Busted in Portland

Bungling 'Dr. Death' faces extradition

(Newser) - A doctor accused of leaving a bloody trail of surgical mistakes from New York to Australia to Oregon, has been arrested in Portland, the AP reports. Jayant Patel, a US citizen, fled to Oregon in 2005 after an inquiry was launched into botched operations linked to 17 deaths at a...

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