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Surgeon who put his initials on patients’ livers is struck off medical register

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o75 (Published 12 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:o75
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A consultant transplant surgeon who branded his initials on two patients’ new livers has been struck off the UK medical register after regulators appealed against a tribunal decision to let him off with a five month suspension.

Simon Bramhall, 57, admitted assault by beating at Birmingham Crown Court in December 2017 and was fined £10 000. …

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