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Kamloops Dentist Permanently Barred From Sedating Patients

November 22, 2021
by Toronto Star


A Kamloops dental surgeon disciplined for improperly sedating a young woman during a routine operation, leaving her with a lifelong severe brain injury, is now permanently banned from sedating patients due to infractions in 2019.

In 2015, Dr. Bobby Rishiraj was suspended from his practice for three months by the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000 and costs of $50,891.30. The reprimand came after a botched procedure in November 2012 during a wisdom teeth removal procedure involving an 18-year-old patient.

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