jan-adams.jpg Dr. Jan Adams, the plastic surgeon who is supposed to have operated on Kanye West's late mother, Donda West, had two malpractice suits filed against him that ended in settlements. He was also arrested twice for drunken driving. These facts were acquired from the state medical board records. Presently, the Medical Board of California is deliberating whether Dr Adams' license should be revoked or suspended. The doctor was not available for comment.

Background on Dr Adams
a. Dr. Adams is not Board Certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
b. He was arrested twice in the past 4 years for driving under the influence of alcohol.
c. In early 2007, David Thornton, executive director of the Medical Board of California, filed a complaint with the state against Adams.
d. In 2006, Adams was guilty of driving with a blood-alcohol level of .08 or more.
e. In 2003, he pleaded no contest to a charge of drunken driving.
f. In 2001, two malpractice lawsuits were filed against Adams, the cases ended in settlements of $217,337 and $250,000 each.
g. In a new lawsuit, a patient has claimed that Dr. Jan Adams got her to drink after performing liposuction on her upper arms and abdomen, had intercourse with her and got her pregnant.
h. She has also filed a malpractice suit on the doctor claiming that he has done a botched job.
i. Most patients heard of Dr Adams through television.
j. Cable network Discovery Health, based in Silver Spring, has stopped the show Plastic Surgery: Before and After that had Dr Adams as the host.

Updates of the Donda West case
a. Donda West supposedly died of complications following cosmetic surgery by Dr Adams.
b. Her tummy tuck and breast reduction operation lasted for 8 hours, which is twice the time taken usually.
c. This suggests that something had gone wrong during the surgery.
d. She was then sent home instead of to a recovery center.
e. Some media reports have claimed that talk show host Oprah Winfrey introduced Donda West to Dr Adams. But Winfrey has refuted the reports as false.