Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court. Chaudhry is accused of negligence for leaving the operating room during open-heart surgery in April 2012 and ordering his physician assistant to close up a patient’s chest. While Chaudhry was gone, the patient’s heart stop and today remains in a coma, testimony has revealed.
Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court. Chaudhry is accused of negligence for leaving the operating room during open-heart surgery in April 2012 and ordering his physician assistant to close up a patient’s chest. While Chaudhry was gone, the patient’s heart stop and today remains in a coma, testimony has revealed. PABLO LOPEZ Bee file photo
Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court. Chaudhry is accused of negligence for leaving the operating room during open-heart surgery in April 2012 and ordering his physician assistant to close up a patient’s chest. While Chaudhry was gone, the patient’s heart stop and today remains in a coma, testimony has revealed. PABLO LOPEZ Bee file photo

Heart doctor in civil trial testifies patient wasn’t abandoned on operating table

January 31, 2018 07:56 PM