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Fresno doctor sues over state peer-review system
Fresno Bee

A Fresno perinatologist who had his hospital privileges and credentials terminated by Kaiser Permanente is asking a federal court to find that the system used to revoke his standings violated his rights. Attorneys for Dr. Hamid Safari of Fresno filed a complaint earlier this week in U.S. District Court in San Francisco alleging California’s hospital peer-review system violates due process, as well as physicians’ civil rights.