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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
Malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
Board actions found
Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
2 Malpractice Claims
Settlement : 9/25/2014
Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: SC. Reported by the North Carolina Medical Board
INCIDENT LOCATION: GREENVILLE, SC ///
PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: A 39 year-old male presented to Emergency Department at 8:36 a.m. with symptoms suggestive of a panic attack. The symptoms had resolved and were not present while the patient was in the ER. The patient had just undergone a negative DVT study of lower extremities. The patient was discharged with a diagnosis of palpitations (likely due to panic attack). D-dimer was not available until 11 AM. MD had no further invovement in this case. The patient presented to Downtown ER at 12:32 p.m. after having a recurrence of symptoms at home. At that point he underwent a CT scan and was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism. The pulmonologist administered Lovenox at 5:30 PM. However, the patient died at approximately 7:04 p.m. of pulmonary emboli. The case was settled with no admission of liability.
Amount or Range: Above Average
Nature of Complaint: Location: Greenville, SC. 39 y/o male presented to ED with symptoms of panic attack. He had just completed neg DVT study. A d-dimer result was delayed 2 hrs. Pt had pulm embolus shortly after result returned and before CT chest could be completed.
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