New Investigation Initiated Against Dr. Dhaval Shah by the Medical Board. Another Patient Died.
The Investigative Committee of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners filed a formal complaint against Dr. Dhaval Jasvantbhai Shah, owner of Clinical Infectious Diseases Specialist (CIDS) alleging two violations pertaining to malpractice and failure to maintain complete and accurate medical records.
For the past one year, Dr. Dhaval Shah has been at the forefront of multiple medical and non-medical lawsuits, medical board investigation, along with a recent investigation completed by the US Department of Labor related to his business labor practices.
As per the latest complaint, Dr. Shah’s patient (name withheld) was admitted to the Mountain View Hospital and was undergoing treatment for a certain infection, among other medical conditions. Dr. Shah assumed responsibility for treating an infection on January 29th, 2020, until the patient’s death on February 6th,2020. This case is yet another malpractice case where the patient died under the care of Dr. Shah. This is yet another case where Dr. Shah’s patient passed away due to an alleged failure to provide reasonable medical care. Currently, Dr. Shah’s medical license is in inactive status.
In the latest complaint, it is alleged Dr. Shah failed to use the reasonable care, skill and knowledge ordinarily used under similar circumstances when he failed to ensure that appropriate antibiotics were ordered for and being administered to the unnamed patient.
The complaint also highlights the Physician Assistant under Dr. Shah’s supervision failed to use the reasonable medical care of the deceased patient. As per the Nevada Revised Statutes, Dr. Shah is professionally responsible for his Physician Assistant’s malpractice as well.
Additionally, the complaint shows Dr. Shah failed to maintain accurate and complete medical records regarding his treatment of the patient from January 29th, 2020 until February 6th, 2020.
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