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Well, this doc's bedside manner could use improving, but he has a point

November 23, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Dr. Earl Sunderhaus told an overweight patient she was fat. His medical license is now up for review. Sunderhaus is an eye doctor. The patient complained that he poked her thigh and told her she is fat. Yes, this seems a bit, shall we say, inappropriate. He also scolded her as irresponsible for being unemployed and relying on taxpayers to pay for another pregnancy. Also inappropriate. But, let's back up a minute, here. The patient is overweight, with diabetes and is pregnant. Is she insured? Uninsured?...

Diabetes, e-SP, overweight


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