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Gynaecologist botched cosmetic vaginal operations and a termination, GMC hears

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 16 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7442
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A London gynaecologist with a private practice in cosmetic vaginal surgery botched laser operations on four women and left another seriously ill after a termination, a General Medical Council panel was told.

Phanuel Dartey, who came from Ghana and qualified in the former Soviet Union, had operating privileges at two London clinics, the Queen Anne Street Medical Centre, near Harley Street, and the Marie Stopes International Clinic in South Ealing.

He used laser vaginal rejuvenation to heighten …

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