TIRUPATI: The Andhra Pradesh Medical Council has taken disciplinary action against six errant doctors, after deciding to remove their names from the medical register for six months at a meeting held last month. Three of the errant doctors are from Hyderabad and Secunderabad, and three are from Andhra Pradesh.
Speaking to reporters in Tirupati, APMC in-charge chairman Dr. Daggumati Srihari said, “The council has decided to remove the names of five doctors for six months as per the recommendation of the Medical Council of India. These doctors submitted false declarations for the academic year 2015-16. They were working in more than one medical college and attended the inspection of the Medical Council of Indian two or more medical colleges.”
The three doctors from the twin cities are Dr. Muddu Surendra Nehru of Padmaraonagar, Secunderabad; Dr. Narendrula Suneetha of Gaddiannaram, Hyderabad; and, Dr. Sagar Sunka of Mehdi-patnam, Hyderabad. Dr A. Suryanarayana Rao of Vijayawada, meanwhile, was suspended from the register for six months after a case was registered against him under the Arogya Sri Scheme.
“Pre-authorisation was raised in the name of Ravikanth Vuppu and Dr A. Suryanarayana Rao in collusion with Manipal Hospital, records altered and the patient operated upon,” he said. The other two errant doctors are Dr B.Venugopala Rao of Krishna district and Dr S. Swaroopa Rani of Guntur....