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The Doctor Accused Of Taking A Selfie With Joan Rivers While She Was Under Anesthesia Comes Forward To Deny Those Ridiculous Claims
Remember when everyone was up in arms when a reported staff member at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy clinic claimed that Joan Rivers' personal doctor took a selfie with the comedienne while she was under anesthesia?
Well, Dr. Gwen Korovin, is saying she did no such thing at all!
Sources close to the doctor said the ENT Specialist made it very clear that the story CNN reported is completely false and that their source is just "making up lies."
Dr. Gwen also said she did not perform a biopsy on the late comedienne but did not say if she performed any other procedures on her.
Well, it sounds like we could believe her. Several of her own patients have come forward to say what a great doctor Dr. Gwen is.
With an "unblemished" track record, why would any doctor do something so deplorable as to take a selfie with an unconscious patient and tarnish their good name??
[Image via Pacific Coast News.]
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has had a rough life lately.
Rob Ford was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive type of malignant tumor. No matter how he's handled his time in public office, that's so awful!
This is absolutely horrendous.
According to a staff member at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy clinic, Joan Rivers' personal doctor allegedly took a selfie in the middle of the procedure room while Joan had been under anesthesia.
Another doctor, Dr. Lawrence Cohen, then performed the endoscopy she had been scheduled for.
After the endoscopy, Joan's personal doctor (an ear, nose and throat specialist uncertified by the clinic) allegedly performed an unauthorized biopsy without Joan's consent, according to the staff member.
During this alleged biopsy is when Joan reportedly experienced cardiac arrest, according to the source.
If these allegations are true, we'd be shocked and disgusted at the level unprofessional incompetence on the part of her personal doctor.
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…and it's not the withdrawal method.
It's Vasalgel! The non-hormonal version of birth control for men!
It's a gel that gets injected into the vas deferens, the tube that connects the balls to the pee pee tube. Basically, its a polymer gel that blocks the sperm superhighway.
They had the resources to handle any possible scenario!
The clinic in New York called Yorkville Endoscopy where Joan Rivers was at when she went into respiratory and cardiac arrest had all of the equipment that any solid hospital has including a state of the art cardiac defibrillator, and medical equipment that helps clear a patient's airway.
Plus the nurses and physicians who work there were all Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified!
Those details will come into play as the clinic undergoes an investigation by the New York Health Department who will review Joan's case, as well as interview all of the staff who were there on that most unfortunate day!
At the time, Joan was undergoing an elective vocal cord procedure at the outpatient clinic when she suddenly stopped breathing during the endoscopy.
Also under review will be whether Joan was given anesthesia during the operation, and whom was the one who administered that. Apparently though the clinic's staff includes in house anesthesiologists whom are all board certified.
Whether Joan's tragic death was just a cruel twist of fate or if Yorkville Endoscopy was somehow responsible - we're sure the NY Health Department will figure all of that out once their investigation is complete.
No word yet though on when that might be!
[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]