Fresno surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry, seen in a file photo, was ordered by a Fresno County jury to pay $68 million to the family of a man who was left in a coma following a heart operation six years ago that ended badly at Community Regional Medical Center.
Fresno surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry, seen in a file photo, was ordered by a Fresno County jury to pay $68 million to the family of a man who was left in a coma following a heart operation six years ago that ended badly at Community Regional Medical Center. FRESNO BEE FILE
Fresno surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry, seen in a file photo, was ordered by a Fresno County jury to pay $68 million to the family of a man who was left in a coma following a heart operation six years ago that ended badly at Community Regional Medical Center. FRESNO BEE FILE

Judgment against doctor who left man in coma grows to $68 million with punitive damages

March 20, 2018 12:03 PM