Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court in January. 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 lost blood, causing him to go into a permanent coma, testimony has revealed
Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court in January. 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 lost blood, causing him to go into a permanent coma, testimony has revealed plopez@fresnobee.com Pablo Lopez
Fresno heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry leaves the courtroom during a break in medical malpractice civil trial in Fresno County Superior Court in January. 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 lost blood, causing him to go into a permanent coma, testimony has revealed plopez@fresnobee.com Pablo Lopez

Heart doctor found negligent in leaving surgery; patient remains in coma

March 01, 2018 03:41 PM