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Nope, it doesn’t. I later learned that two of the surgeon’s patients died, he had 5 med-mal cases against him, and that his nickname was The Butcher. When I ended up back in the hospital with a second perforation, I told the nurses not to let him anywhere near me. To a person, they all nodded knowingly. He eventually lost his privileges at that hospital. The system is designed to protect doctors.

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