Octomom Doc Should Have Referred Her To Mental Health Specialist, Says Medical Board
The fertility doctor who facilitated all of Nadya "Octomom" Suleman's 14 births is accused of "gross negligence" in his treatment of the woman, who should have been referred to a mental health specialist, according to a California Medical Board complaint.
The board will decide whether or not to revoke the license of Beverly Hills doctor Michael Kamrava (Octodoc?), but already it accuses him of pumping her full of embryos "far in excess" of the number recommended by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
"When N.S. returned to (the doctor) in July 2005 following the birth of her fourth child and again in January 2007, following the birth of her twins -- her fifth and sixth children -- (he) failed to exercise appropriate judgment and question whether there would be harm to her living children and any future offspring should she continue to conceive,'' the complaint, filed last month, alleges.
The complaint states that, after having six children and returning for help with more, Suleman should have been referred to a mental health professional.
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