By David Mittleman

Last week the story of Tiffany Ingham, an anesthesiologist who insulted a patient while he was undergoing a colonoscopy, flooded the web and mainstream media. Ingham had been inadvertently recorded during the procedure, and she was captured calling the man a “retard,” a “wuss,” threatening to assault him, and implying that he had syphilis and tuberculosis.

The recording came out along with allegations of falsifying medical records and instructing an assistant to lie to the patient.

Jury awards $500,000 in malpractice and punitive damages

During a three-day medical malpractice trial, jurors heard the evidence against Ingham. After …read more