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Wichita VA hospital fires doctor under scrutiny in Missouri


January 1, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Department of Veteran Affairs hospital in Wichita has fired a doctor who is under scrutiny for allegedly harming patients in Missouri while performing robot-assisted surgeries that were beyond his capabilities.

The VA hospital confirmed Monday that it fired Christel O. Wambi-Kiesse but declined to give a reason, The Kansas City Star reported.

The hospital began investigating the 44-year-old urologist after the Star reported that Missouri's Board of Registration for the Healing Arts was seeking to discipline Wambi-Kiesse.

The board cited three examples, all during...

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