Surgeon is suspended for misleading his supervisor over his researchBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4969 (Published 10 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4969
- Clare Dyer
An orthopaedic surgeon in the north of England has been suspended from practice for four months by the General Medical Council for misleading his supervisor over the submission of two research papers to journals, and then giving a dishonest account when his behaviour was being investigated.
The events happened between 2004 and 2006, when Narayanasamy Raghuraman, now a consultant in orthopaedic surgery at Hull and East Ridings NHS Trust, was a specialist registrar with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
The fitness to practise panel found that Mr Raghuraman, …