Wrong Kidney Removed At Mt. Sinai Med Center

The wrong kidney was removed from a 76-year-old patient at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City, according to a CBS News report.

The surgeon has been suspended from clinical and administrative duties in face of a pending investigation, according to the report.

The patient, who had been on dialysis for two diseased kidneys, is doing well and has forgiven the surgeon, who had previously helped the patient overcome bladder cancer, according to the report.

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