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Connecticut Surgeons Reprimanded for Medical Errors During Spinal and Hernia Surgeries

Posted by Paul Levin | Sep 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Connecticut State Medical Examining Board recently reprimanded two surgeons, one in Norwich, and one in New Haven, for medical errors during surgeries.

In January 2008, at William W. Backus Hospital, Dr. Gregory Criscuolo of Norwich performed spinal surgery intended to alleviate an impinged nerve in a patient's spine. Dr. Criscuolo removed the wrong lamina, part of the vertebra. After realizing his mistake, he operated on the correct site.

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Paul Levin

Attorney Levin was admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut beginning 1989 and in New York Federal district court beginning 1992. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, and the National Association for American Justice. Prior to establishing his own law firm, Attorney Levin was associated with the…

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