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
06 Apr 2020
Hearing date to
08 Apr 2020
Adjourned part heard. Previously sat: 4-7 October 2019. Also scheduled to sit: 15-16 April 2020 and 20-31 July 2020.
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number
Area of incident

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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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.