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# surgeon - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

US surgeon and girlfriend charged with raping and drugging women

Investigators found videos of other women on the man’s phone, and have appealed to other possible victims to come forward.

# surgeon - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Surgeon pleads guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants

The surgeon used a medical instrument called an argon beam coagulator to burn his initials into their livers.

# surgeon - Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

# surgeon - Friday 28 April, 2017

'There could be thousands': Surgeon who carried out 'unnecessary double mastectomies' convicted

The prosecutor said Ian Paterson knew the operations were unnecessary.

# surgeon - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Sisters in transplant first have kidney removed and transplanted through their vaginas

Sisters in transplant first have kidney removed and transplanted through their vaginas

Doctors are delighted with how the procedure went.

# surgeon - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Watch: Amazing video shows opera performer singing all the way through brain surgery

Doctors used Ambroz Bajec-Lapajne’s singing to monitor their work.

# surgeon - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland 'to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs'

Dr Gabrielle McMullin said, “We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.”

# surgeon - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

UK surgeon suspended for 'branding his initials on patient's liver'

A patient charity said “this is a patient we’re talking about, not an autograph”.

# surgeon - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Column: ‘Working from a cave in Syria we did over 100 operations’

Paul McMaster, a surgeon experienced in working in war zones, says Syria was a “more oppressive type of danger”.

# surgeon - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells

A study by American doctors showed that scar tissue mass that occurred after a heart attack could be reduced after treatment with the patient’s own stem cells.

# surgeon - Thursday 27 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Micheal Martin begins his tenure as FF leader; a surgeon who contracted HIV from a patient settles his case, and a hunt is launched for a soldier who left a proposal for his girlfriend on the wrong answering machine.