Florida Revokes License of Miami ‘Butt Lift’ Surgeon Accused of Injuring Patients

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Florida health officials on Tuesday filed a final order revoking the medical license of a Miami doctor who seriously injured four patients in 2015 during so-called Brazilian butt lift and liposuction surgeries performed at office clinics, according to state records. The doctor, Osakatukei “Osak” Omulepu, could not be reached for comment. But his attorney, Monica Felder-Rodriguez, said she filed an appeal in state court on Tuesday challenging the Florida Board of Medicine’s order and requesting a delay in the revocation. The medical board’s decision initially was announced on April 7 — more than two years after the state first deemed Omulepu an “immediate serious danger” to the public and moved to prevent him from performing liposuctions and fat transfers to the buttocks, a procedure known as a Brazilian butt lift. Read more at Miami Herald >>