Florida Doctor Facing Federal Charges Banned from Performing Liposuction After Patient Death

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, April 7, 2021

An Orlando, Florida, doctor facing federal charges in an alleged scheme involving pelvic mesh lawsuits had his medical license restricted this month after he punctured a woman’s organs and arteries during a January liposuction, resulting in her death.
Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees ordered an emergency restriction March 16 on the license of Dr. Christopher Walker, a urogynecologist who owns Beja Body Med Spa in downtown Orlando, that bans him from performing liposuctions and allows the state Department of Health to begin discipline proceedings against him.
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