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Liposuction clinic fined $60,000 for breaking law over patient's death

Published on Jun 23, 2014 1:15 PM

SINGAPORE - A clinic and the two doctors involved in the 2009 death of a patient following liposuction treatment were fined on Monday.

Reves Clinic was fined a total of $60,000 after pleading guilty through its director, Dr Wong Meng Hang, to six charges of not carrying out proper procedures.

Dr Wong, 38, was fined a total of $26,000 on eight charges while Dr Zhu Xiu Chun alias Myint Myint Kyi, 51, was fined $8,000 on two charges.

Reves had allowed Dr Wong and Dr Zhu to perform liposuction without the presence of a registered nurse or an assistant with the relevant training and experience in an operating theatre at its premises at International Building in Orchard Road. The clinic has since been renamed Yume Aesthetic & Medical Clinic.

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