Doctor struck off for misconduct is allowed back on medical registerBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6504 (Published 01 December 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6504
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A doctor who was struck off seven years ago by a fitness to practise panel of the General Medical Council for dishonesty in a job application has been reinstated by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, the body that in 2012 took over the task of disciplining doctors.
It is rare but not impossible for a doctor to win back a place on the medical register after erasure for misconduct. Mohamad Kataya has become the 10th in five and a half years to do so.
Kataya, who qualified …