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Ten lawsuits accuse head surgeon of malpractice

The head of orthopedic surgery at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital has his chart full: Four of his patients have died since 2008 and he’s racked up 10 malpractice suits during his career, records reviewed by The Post show..

10 Things You Want To Know About Medical Malpractice

Fact: According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.—right behind heart disease and cancer.