brad-jacobs-new-york-plastic-surgeon.jpg A plastic surgeon from Upper East Side has been suspended and his license revoked after charges of incompetence, negligence and misconduct were leveled against him by his patients. This scandal was first uncovered by The Eyewitness News Investigators. The surgeon, Dr. Brad Jacobs, has been forced to stop practicing immediately following the cancellation of his license by Dr. Richard Daines, Commissioner of the State Department of Health. Apparantely it was Dr.Jacobs who offered a free tummy tuck to pop star Britney Spears, after the star's birth to her second child.

Highlights of the Controversy
a. Dr Jacobs faces 19 allegations of misconduct involving 10 patients between 2001 and 2005.
b. The patients have not been identified so far.
c. Allegations include violating patients privacy, indulging in drugs with patients, and discharging patients without examination following invasive plastic surgeries.
d. He has also been accused of performing medical procedures without patients' consent.
e. He also often did not perform adequate physical exams, take adequate medical histories of patients or treat complications including infections and abscesses.
f. He is accused of using breast implants too large for breast pockets and not keeping records of to breast augmentation, liposuction and rhinoplasty surgeries.