A doctor has been suspended for a year after two disciplinary tribunal inquiries were held against him in June, the Singapore Medical Council said in a statement yesterday.
Dr Khoo Buk Kwong, 53, who had been practising at Healthplus Clinic in Choa Chu Kang, had been earlier convicted in the Subordinate Courts of causing hurt to a police officer on duty, and for selling codeine and promethazine without a licence. He was sentenced to two weeks in jail for the first offence and fined S$60,000 for the second.
Following SMC disciplinary proceedings, Dr Khoo was suspended for three months starting from July 12 this year for the first offence and nine months for the second offence. He was also ordered to pay the cost of the disciplinary tribunal inquiries. The suspensions, which run consecutively, will end on July 11 next year.
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