The rare case where a doctor is arrested for malpractice. “Dr. Gregory Hogle, a 56-year-old ear, nose and throat specialist, was booked and posted bond late Friday.

The family of Khusni Yusupova, 46, took her off life support on April 10, two days after Hogle removed a tube and she suffered complications, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

Hogle admitted that he relied only on his own examination and did not review Yusupova’s medical records, which were brought to her appointment, the affidavit says.

He admitted to police that he made a ‘serious mistake,’ according to the affidavit. ‘She did need the tube for her airway … because she had an obstructed airway, it means she did need the tube and I made a mistake.’”

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  • Anonymous

    So much for the benefits of admitting medical errors. At least getting this criminal off the streets will make it safer for us meth users, drug dealers, and other useful members of society.

  • Anonymous

    If locking up or executing a few negligent doctors would make other docs more careful, overall social welfare would be improved.

    We should execute more doctors!!!

    Kill a doc; save a lexis!

  • Anonymous

    You already execute us…in court. Maybe you could set up a Sting Operation and show it on “COPS”.

  • Anonymous

    It is a tragedy when one mistake causes loss of life, ruins an otherwise excellent doctor’s career, and denies patients further access to much needed expertise.

  • Anonymous

    If this were the case of an excellent. But it is not. Take it from someone who knows first what kind of doctor Mr. Hogle is and you should fry.

  • Anonymous

    Mr Hpgle after 10min with my 1yr old daughter he decided to remove her tonsils, adenoids and put tubs in her ears. He Failed to mention to me that during surgery her voice box collapsed and she aspirated into her lungs. Lord only knows what ells he failed to mention. But my daughter is 2yrs now and let me tell you whatever ells happened during that sugary my daughter will never be the same. So he deserves whatever he gets. He is a monster.

  • Anonymous

    Negative consequences must be given for covering up and lying to patients, not for coming clean. This sends a strong negative message to all who want to do the right thing. Civil actions are not the place to fix this problem with even more secrecy, what we are seeing here is the result of a broken system that gives little hope to either side after errors occur. Should we expect more arrests and less lawsuits in the future? To the last blogger, I am so very sorry about your injured child, did you sue? If so, were you pleased with the outcome of the lawsuit? Your response will do far more good then you will ever know.

  • Anonymous

    This sent shock waves through the docs who know the case and they all wonder what mistake they might make that could land them in jail. As if they didn’t have enough problems with frivolous lawsuits, decreased reimbursements, increased costs! Perhaps they’re the only people who make mistakes. I’m sure the police and district attorneys never make mistakes that ruin people’s lives. RIGIHT!

  • Anonymous

    Dr. Hogle is a fine man and a fine MD.
    We all make mistake’s.
    “Let the one of you who has not sinned throw the first stone.”
    District Attorney’s included.
    Dr. Hogle is saving my life, where other MD.’s had given up.
    Lord, Bless him and Keep him.
    Amen,

  • Anonymous

    I would love to talk to the person who said they know Hogle should fry. I had a horrible experience with him myself and will never be the same.

  • Anonymous

    I did not post the blog that you are referring to, but I too believe he should fry. Our family recently lost our mother partly due to his negligence, we believe. You may email me at grammamat@aol.com to contact me.

  • Perry

    I, too, was a patient of Hogle. He performed what I found later to be unnecessary sugery on my face and left me paralyzed for life. I was only 38 when this happened and have to live with the results forever. Do I think he should fry? No. Do I think he should have his license pulled? Absolutely. I do not want anyone else to suffer at this hands again.

  • Anonymous

    Who said there isn’t a God up there. I went to see this creep after years of abuse at the VA hospital right across the street where they almost killed me with their kid doctors (Residents) after botched ear implant surgeries.

    So I go to Hogle who diagnosed me correctly with a serious infection on my first visit put me on all kinds of antibiotics. I come back for my second visit now he knows I have a claim against the VA and his whole story changes, starts putting a pack of lies in my records, changes his whole diagnosis. See there is a God up there and what goes around comes around, he should have fried just like the rest of these corrupt doctors who are destroying the profession.

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