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Surgeon’s version of ‘concierge service’ raises ethical red flag

Dear Dr. Roach: I used a local orthopedic surgeon to replace my knee. He said my hip was bone on bone, and treated it with cortisone shots, which did not help. I finally had an appointment to talk about a hip replacement, and the first available surgery date was seven months away. I signed up for that date.

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SOURCE: https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20190315/surgeons-version-of-concierge-service-raises-ethical-red-flag

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