Surgeon Accused Of Fake Surgeries

Constance Nenni died after having a “phantom” knee surgery, according to a legal complaint filed against her orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spyros Panos.

 

In March 2010, Nenni underwent surgery to repair a left knee that had grown arthritic from 76 years of wear and tear, her daughter Debra Nenni McNamee said. She died less than 24 hours after having surgery.

McNamee said she recalled Panos explaining the procedure as “a simple in and out.” He asked her mother sign a consent form to have a scope with a camera surgically inserted in her knee and to remove any dead or damaged tissue he found. Then, McNamee said she sat for two hours in the waiting room of the Hudson Valley Center at Saint Francis Hospital … –> Read More