Doctor struck off medical register for dishonesty in third run-in with Singapore Medical Council

Dr Khoo Buk Kwong had forged a prescription to obtain 100 capsules of Duromine, a prescription drug used as an appetite suppressor, for his former wife.
Dr Khoo Buk Kwong had forged a prescription to obtain 100 capsules of Duromine, a prescription drug used as an appetite suppressor, for his former wife.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - 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 Court 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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