Surgeon suspended 10 months for derogatory and abusive e-mails against Singapore Medical Council and others

Dr Pang Ah San had previously faced two prior disciplinary hearings for using a non-standard feeding tube on four patients.
Dr Pang Ah San had previously faced two prior disciplinary hearings for using a non-standard feeding tube on four patients.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A surgeon has been suspended from practice for 10 months for sending more than 120 derogatory and abusive e-mails about the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) and people linked to it.

Dr Pang Ah San, a general surgeon who works at SC Chia Clinic at Mount Alvernia Hospital, also has to pay a penalty of $10,000, remove all derogatory social media posts against the SMC and people it appointed, and pay all costs of the disciplinary hearing.

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