In an incident that has shocked Delhi, a 24-year-old CA student’s wrong foot got operated upon when doctors at a Delhi’s well known Fortis Hospital put rods and screws in his left foot instead of right one.
Ravi Rai Daily Mail
Ravi was admitted to the hospital with a broken right leg after falling down from stairs.
He was rushed to the hospital by his family soon after the accident and the doctors had suggested a number of tests including – a CT-scan and X-Ray.
The test revealed that his condition was serious and that he needed an an immediate surgery on his right leg.
Shocked by what had happened Ravi’s father Ramkaran Rai has lodged a case of medical negligence against the doctor and hospital and shifted his son to another hospital.
Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh RRACPMCO
Meanwhile, the hospital has issued a a statement to the family that said:
“Patient safety is of paramount importance to us. We are deeply concerned and are looking into the matter and will take appropriate action as deemed necessary”.
According to media reports, the hospital has set up an expert committee to enquire about the matter and services of the said doctors and five other staff personnel have been suspended.