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Dr Emyr Abdul Hafiz CHOWDHURY

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Hearing date from
19 Oct 2020
Hearing date to
30 Oct 2020
Previously sat: 30 September - 7 October 2019 and 20-24 July 2020.
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us with 14 days notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us about attending this hearing
GMC reference number
Area of practice

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will continue to enquire into the allegation that, in April 2016, Dr Chowdhury carried out a revision left total knee arthroplasty on Patient A and inappropriately implanted the wrong-sided replacement prosthesis. It is alleged that Dr Chowdhury subsequently failed to adequately report this. It is alleged that this failure was because Dr Chowdhury knew that the wrong-sided replacement prosthesis had been implanted. It is further alleged that Dr Chowdhury failed to inform Patient A or Patient A’s GP about the wrong-sided replacement prosthesis being implanted despite knowing that to be the case.

It is alleged that Dr Chowdhury’s actions were dishonest.



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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Private hearings

In accordance with Rule 41(2) of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004, the tribunal may decide to exclude the public from the proceedings or any part of the proceedings, where they consider that the circumstances of the case outweigh the public interest in holding the hearing in public.