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medicaldoctorCape Times reports that angry Khayelitsha residents have taken matters into their own hands by shutting the gates of the Khayelitsha Medical Centre following allegations of a bogus doctor operating as a gynaecologist at the facility.  

Dr Ganes Anil Ramdhin allegedly operated under a fake identity and is facing more than 300 counts of fraud relating to medical schemes.  He was allegedly found guilty of professional misconduct and suspended from the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) Register three times.  It is also alleged a woman died after being operated on by him.  But on Wednesday, Ramdhin said allegations against him were “blatant lies”.  Khayelitsha Development Forum (KDF) chair Ndithini Thyido on Wednesday confirmed that concerned residents had closed the centre.  “The community of Khayelitsha is taken aback by these allegations against this doctor.  The KDF will be conveying a meeting with the doctor and the management of the centre on the issue early next week,” he indicated.  A p[police spokesperson said they had not yet received a complaint on the matter.  The Khayelitsha Medical Centre has not yet responded to questions sent to them.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Siphokazi Vuso at Cape Times

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