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“Promise” not to perform surgery not sufficient to lift license restrictions

A California appellate court held August 1 that a doctor placed on probation for causing the deaths of three surgical patients could not be removed from probationary status simply because of assertions on his part that he would no longer engage in surgery, even if the assertions were credible.

A California appellate court held August 1 that a doctor placed on probation for causing the deaths of three surgical patients could not be removed from probationary status simply because of assertions on his part that he would no longer engage in surgery, even if the assertions were credible.

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