Pennsylvania physician has leg amputated, sues fellow physician for malpractice

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A Pennsylvania doctor has filed a lawsuit in opposition to his foot physician, alleging medical malpractice after he was compelled to have his proper leg amputated, a report says.

Dr. Mario Adajar, 59, of Wyoming, Pennsylvania, filed authorized paperwork Monday in Luzerne County Court docket accusing defendants, Dr. Michael Baloga Jr., the Foot and Ankle Middle in West Pittston and the Wound Therapeutic Middle at Wilkes-Barre Common Hospital, of inflicting “catastrophic permanent injuries” resulting from their alleged “negligent acts and omissions,” PennLive.com reported.

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Adajar claimed he “needlessly suffer[ed] a right leg amputation” on July 27, 2021, after extreme an infection and gasoline gangrene shaped in his leg regardless of being handled a number of instances by Baloga over a number of months, in response to the report. 

The lawsuit exhibits Adajar initially sought remedy in December 2020, for calluses on his ft and a power ulcer. On the time, he additionally disclosed his earlier medical historical past, together with Sort II diabetes and a current kidney transplant, PennLive.com reported

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Six months later, in June 2021, Baloga made the decision to have a complete contact solid utilized to Adajar’s leg, over the wound, the lawsuit claims.  

This brought on an an infection, Adajar claims, because the very subsequent day his temperature spiked to over 102 levels and he skilled extreme ache, prompting emergency remedy. 

Adajar went into septic shock, suffered atrial fibrillation and acute hypoxic respiratory failure, PennLive.com reported. Then his leg was amputated. 

Beluga is at present the division chief of Podiatric Drugs & Surgical procedure at Wilkes-Barre Common Hospital, in response to his biography

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