Surgeon suspended for 'professional misconduct', including not properly evaluating patient's condition

SINGAPORE - A surgeon has been suspended from practising for seven months for not properly evaluating a patient's condition, not informing her of alternative treatments and for not keeping proper medical records.

A disciplinary tribunal (DT) convened by the Singapore Medical Council heard that the patient, who complained about diarrhoea and rectal bleeding, had gone to see Dr Ganesh Ramalingam on April 22, 2014.

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