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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:40 pm

Regarding the accusations involving Dr. Prem Salhotra. Dr. Salhotra has been my primary doctor since February 2001. He has always been professional at every aspect of my medical care.

While in the high desert hospital being treated for pneumonia in 2007, I decided one night at 11 o’clock to take a walk. I walked to the main nurses station and noticed Dr. Salhotra seated at a desk working on a stack of medical charts. I was told that his being at the hospital late at night was common for him.

The idea that Dr. Salhotra is negligent in his duties is beyond my comprehension. Whenever he ordered a medical test for me, he always explained why and what. I always had a follow-up appointment to explain the results of such tests.

It is my opinion that to accuse Dr. Salhotra of negligence is ludicrous. Dr. Salhotra is the most conscientious M.D. I have ever been under the care of and I am 77 years old.

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  • Josh posted at 10:39 am on Sat, Feb 3, 2018.

    Josh Posts: 263

    The Medical Practice Act defines unprofessional conduct in each state. Although laws vary from state to state, some examples of unprofessional conduct include the following:

    Physician abuse of a patient
    Inadequate record keeping
    Failing to meet the standard of care
    Prescribing drugs in excess or without legitimate reason
    Failing to meet continuing medical education requirements
    Dishonesty
    Conviction of a felony
    Delegating the practice of medicine to an unlicensed individual
    Minor fee disagreements and poor customer service are not considered unprofessional conduct.

     

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