Botched cosmetic surgery lands young Dubai woman in coma

By Sheena Amos

DUBAI 10 May 2019: An Emirati female patient who went under the surgeon’s knife for a routine cosmetic surgery has lapsed into coma.

As a result, the medical center has been stopped from conducting any further surgical procedures and the two doctors involved, have been suspended, said the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

“Following the case of the Emirati 24-year old patient who entered a coma due to malpractice, the DHA announced that it has stopped the ‘First Med Day Surgery Centre Dubai’ from conducting any surgeries until the results of the investigation are complete,” said a DHA tweet.

“The DHA has also stopped the two doctors who conducted the surgery—ENT surgeon, S.H. and Anesthesia Specialist and Medical Director of the Centre, S.D. from practicing, due to malpractice and added that legal action will be taken against all those who risk the lives of patients.



Dubai Gazette