Colorado Surgeon Accused Of Botching Procedures
The Colorado Medical Board hopes to know in May when a judge will hear its complaint against a Denver surgeon, FOX 31 reported.
Dr. Warren Kortz faces 14 counts of unprofessional conduct in connection with a series of failed surgeries from 2008 to 2010.
According to the complaint, the operations at Porter Adventist Hospital, using a device called the DaVinci robot, utilized improper procedures and resulted in torn aortas, a sponge left inside one patient and assorted other problems. The complaint cites the cases of 11 separate patients.