WRONG-SITE SURGERY IN FLORIDA:

This exclusive interactive map highlights licensed Florida doctors who have been disciplined for wrong-site, wrong-procedure or wrong-patient surgeries since 2012. These surgeries occur when a doctor performs a different procedure on a patient than what that patient consented to. Since 2012, Florida medical centers have reported 315 wrong-site incidents. However, the number incidents that resulted in doctor discipline is far fewer.  ccording to data from the Florida Board of Medicine and FL’s Agency for Health Care Administration, of the 315 wrong-site incidents reported to the state since 2012 doctors received discipline in approximately 1 out of 3 incidents.

Find out where wrong-site incidents have lead to doctor discipline in Florida. Select a medical facility or click on the blue markers to learn more the incidents and the doctor(s) involved.