Neurodegenerative disorders

Neurologist gets six month suspension for financially exploiting patient

A West Australian neurologist who overcharged a dementia patient for unnecessary and excessive tests and treatments has been suspended for six months and made to pay $264,000 in costs. Dr Peter Panegyres was found guilty of professional misconduct over the treatment he provided to a 78-year-old man dubbed ‘KW’, who was admitted to Joondalup Health ...

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