Las Vegas Sun

July 20, 2019

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Doctor heading clinic with hepatitis case has stopped practicing medicine

The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners just announced that Dr. Dipak K. Desai, owner of the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada where six cases of hepatitis have been confirmed, has voluntarily agreed to stop practicing medicine, at the board's request until the board's investigation into the operations and allegations concerning the center has been completed.

The board did not give a timeframe as to how long the investigation may take.

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