Doctor struck off medical register for dishonesty

Dr Khoo Buk Kwong had been fined $10,000 in July 2017 for committing the offence in December 2014 while under a one-year suspension by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) for unrelated offences. An SMC disciplinary tribunal said his "dishonesty revea
Dr Khoo Buk Kwong had been fined $10,000 in July 2017 for committing the offence in December 2014 while under a one-year suspension by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) for unrelated offences. An SMC disciplinary tribunal said his "dishonesty reveals a character defect that would render the respondent unsuitable for the medical profession"..ST FILE PHOTO

Forging of prescription using another doc's name reveals character defect: SMC tribunal

A general practitioner who wrote a prescription using the name of another doctor has been struck off the medical register for dishonesty.

Dr Khoo Buk Kwong had been fined $10,000 by the State Courts in July 2017 for committing the offence in December 2014 while under a one-year suspension by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) for unrelated offences.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2019, with the headline 'Doc struck off for dishonesty'. Print Edition | Subscribe