Statement Regarding Accused Anesthesiologist

BELLEVUE, Wash.--()--Overlake Medical Center became aware of the allegations today regarding a physician who practices at Overlake but is employed by Matrix Anesthesia. He is no longer practicing at our hospital and has taken a voluntary leave of absence from his practice starting today, July 23. The conduct alleged in this case did not impact patient care in any way.

About Overlake Medical Center

Overlake Medical Center is a nonprofit, non-tax-supported regional medical center with a network of primary care, specialty and urgent care medical clinics throughout the Eastside. The hospital is licensed for 349 beds and offers a comprehensive range of services including cardiac care, cancer care, general and specialty surgery, women’s programs, senior care, psychiatric services and it was the first Level III trauma service on the Eastside. Overlake also participates in a wide range of community outreach activities including health fairs, free health screening events, wellness classes and wellness publications. For more information, visit www.overlakehospital.org.

Contacts

Overlake Medical Center
Kipepeo Brown, 425-688-5603/pgr: 425-631-6611
kipepeo.brown@overlakehospital.org
or
For Overlake Medical Center
Lee Keller, 206-799-3805
lee@thekellergroup.com

Release Summary

Overlake Medical Center became aware of the allegations today regarding a physician who practices at Overlake but is employed by Matrix Anesthesia.

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Contacts

Overlake Medical Center
Kipepeo Brown, 425-688-5603/pgr: 425-631-6611
kipepeo.brown@overlakehospital.org
or
For Overlake Medical Center
Lee Keller, 206-799-3805
lee@thekellergroup.com