Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that on or around 31 January 2015, Dr Ali performed a right sided laparoscopic procedure on Patient A and failed to: record the reason for the removal of a right sided cyst, identify the risk of damage and actual damage to the right fallopian tube during the removal of the right sided cyst; adequately examine the left ovary; reconsider his findings when he did not identify a large cyst in Patient A’s pelvis; remove a left sided cyst.
It is further alleged that on 25 March 2015, 30 March 2016 and 12 April 2017, Dr Ali consulted with Patient A and failed to provide her with relevant and accurate information, including the fact that tissue removed during the procedure included normal tissue. It is also alleged that on 31 March 2016, Dr Ali wrote to Patient A’s GP and provided information which he knew was untrue. It is alleged that Dr Ali’s conduct was 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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