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Saturday, June 28, 2014

A Seattle doctor is suspended for sexting during surgery

By Lindsey Bever
The Washington Post
Originally published June 10, 2014

Here is an excerpt:

Medical authorities have suspended the license of a Seattle anesthesiologist for allegedly sending explicit “selfies” and exchanging sexy text messages during surgeries.

The findings against 47-year-old Arthur K. Zilberstein, released Monday by the Washington state Department of Health, detail nearly 250 text messages with sexual innuendo he exchanged during procedures — all kinds of procedures, including Cesarean deliveries, pediatric appendectomies, epidurals, tubal ligations, cardiac-probe insertions.

The entire article is here.