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‘Butcher' surgeon stopped from practising

Dr Luke Gordon, the Benoni plastic surgeon accused of leaving his patients disabled, disfigures and deformed, has been ordered by a [b]Health Professions Council of SA’s[/b] committee to stop practising immediately, reports [s]IOL[/s]. The committee found that Gordon had physically and mentally abused his patients and injured them through unsafe and unprofessional practices. Gordon was suspended in absentia, as he had refused to attend the hearing.

[link url=http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/butcher-surgeon-ordered-to-stop-practising-1.1675571#.U01SEi30nlQ]Full Report on IOL[/link]
[link url=http://www.hpcsa.co.za/downloads/conduct_ethics/guilty-verdicts/guilty_ver_jan_mar_2014.pdf] New on HPCSA site: Guilty verdicts Jan-Mar 2014[/link]

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