Becker's Healthcare August 9, 2022
A physician lawyer is raising questions about a plastic surgery ASC that remains accredited after one of its surgeons was charged with involuntary manslaughter, ABC affiliate KGTV reported Aug. 8.
Christian Jagusch, MD, a physician and attorney, represents three parties who sued Carlos Chacon, MD, of Bonita, Calif.-based Divino Plastic Surgery Center. Dr. Jagusch told KGTV he feels the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care should revoke the ASC’s accreditation amid three lawsuits and six felony counts.
The Medical Board of California restricted Dr. Chacon’s license after he was charged with involuntary manslaughter after his patient, Megan Espinoza, died following a breast augmentation procedure at the ASC. Dr. Chacon and Heather Lang, RN, pleaded not guilty...