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Surgeon who faked keyhole experience is jailed for six years

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 05 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k574
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A surgeon who lied about his work experience to land a job as consultant has been jailed for six years for fraud.

Sudip Sarker, 48, was appointed a general and colorectal surgeon at Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Worcestershire, in August 2011. But after another surgeon blew the whistle, a review by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2012 expressed serious concern. He was stopped from operating, …

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