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Surgeon Operates and Spreads Staph Infections

Surgeon Operates and Spreads Staph Infections

Surgeon Operates and Spreads Staph Infections

A surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center operated on five heart patients despite his contaminated hands. He has retained his job apart from performing surgeries. The doctor's use of gloves was not enough to stop the spread of staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria from his hands to each of his patients, thus resulting in staph infections. The hospital has apologized to patients and has since provided them with medical care.

Medical professionals who provide vital services to society can make mistakes which result in patient harm. For those mistakes which constitute medical malpractice, the attorneys at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC will work diligently on behalf of clients in representing their legal claims. If you believe you are the victim of medical malpractice, contact us at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 to schedule a no-obligation meeting with an attorney.

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