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Obama shouldn’t be hiding records on doctor errors
Sacramento Bee

Here’s what we know about California Physician No. 5039.

There have been 15 malpractice cases against No. 5039, including two in which he or she left items in patients’ bodies during surgery, and one that resulted in permanent injury. We also know that the Medical Board of California has taken no action against No. 5039 and more than 700 other physicians with similar records.