Miami physician no longer employed after allegedly posting surgery photos to Instagram

Alyssa Rege - Print  | 

A University of Miami Health System physician is no longer employed by the institution after allegedly posting photos taken during patients' gender-reassignment surgeries to social media, according to NBC News.

Christopher Salgado, MD, served as section chief of the health system's LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender and Sexual Health. He allegedly shared graphic photos of patients' surgeries on a now-deleted Instagram account.

The health system confirmed to NBC News that Dr. Salgado is no longer employed by the institution, but declined to elaborate on the circumstances of his departure.

"The University of Miami is committed to promoting and supporting diversity in its students, faculty, and staff and finds any transphobic comments unacceptable. As healthcare providers, we continue to have a team of experts dedicated to delivering the full continuum of care for gender reassignment patients," the health system said.

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