Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that in April 2016 Dr Chowdhury carried out a revision left total knee arthroplasty on Patient A. It is alleged that Dr Chowdhury inappropriately implanted the wrong-sided replacement prosthesis.
The tribunal will also inquire into the allegation that Dr Chowdhury failed to adequately report that the wrong-sided replacement prosthesis had been implanted.
It is further alleged that Dr Chowdhury’s actions were dishonest in relation to discussions he had with the patient.
This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.
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