Doctor, Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital accused of failing to properly treat patient

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 4, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A patient from Murphysboro, Illinois, is suing a physician and medical facilities, alleging medical malpractice.

Charles E. Jones filed a complaint Sept. 14 in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Dr. Gurdarsham S. Sandhu, Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, alleging that the defendants failed to properly diagnose him.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that between Aug. 17, 2015, and Sept. 14, 2015, he was the defendants' patient and during his numerous visits, he was not properly treated for gangrene. On Sept. 17, 2015, the plaintiff saw another doctor and was advised that his prosthesis should be removed and underwent partial penectomy operation. 

The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible they defendants allegedly failed to take proper steps to treat the gangrene, failed to obtain an appropriate consult to gauge the severity of the gangrene and failed to refer patient to an appropriate physician for treatment.

The plaintiff seeks judgment for an amount over $50,000, plus costs and further relief the court deems proper. He is represented by Tyler Dihle of Prince Law Firm in Marion, Illinois.

St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court case number 1722-CC11331

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