Colorado Surgeon Accused Of Botching Procedures

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 10:46am
Fox News

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.

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