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Disciplined surgeon working at Guys and St Thomas’

A surgeon disciplined for carrying out operations “beyond his competency” and not disclosing “restrictions” placed on him is working in a London hospital.

Gideon Lauffer was suspended for six months by the GMC after it found him guilty of serious professional misconduct and dishonesty. The cases happened when he was at King George Hospital, Ilford, in 2007-08.

Guys and St Thomas Hospital said the doctor is working in a non-surgical role and is under “close supervision”.

Read more at BBC Health.

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