Iowa Obstetrician Ordered to Halt Practice Amid Safety Concerns at Cosmetic-Surgery Clinic
Friday, November 10, 2017
Posted by: Aly Boeckh
A Davenport obstetrician has been ordered to stop practicing medicine amid concerns about the safety of his cosmetic-surgery clinic and the veracity of claims he made in advertising for it.
Leroy Yates Jr.'s “continued treatment of patients constitutes an immediate danger to the public health, safety and welfare,” the Iowa Board of Medicine declared in an order released this week.
The board, which licenses physicians, filed numerous administrative charges last year against Yates, 62. Among them were “gross malpractice” and “willful or gross negligence.”
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