‚Beware of clinics whose surgeons are not specialists‘

12.07.2011                      10.Tammus, 5771

Gesundheitssystem:

'Beware of clinics whose surgeons are not specialists'

Knesset c'tee has collected numerous complaints from patients who said they had been severely damaged by operations in private clinics.

Not every doctor who calls himself a “surgeon” and works in a private clinic is the real thing, the Knesset Labor, Social Affairs and Health Committee said on Monday.
The public must be wary when going to private surgical clinics and choosing a surgeon there, committee chairman Haim Katz (Likud) said at the end of an urgent session on the dangers of surgery by nonspecialists.
The committee has collected numerous complaints from patients who said they had been severely damaged by undergoing operations – often esthetic plastic surgery and liposuction to remove fat from the body – in private clinics….