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Wichita VA hospital fires doctor under scrutiny for harming patients in Missouri

The Veterans Affairs hospital is Wichita has fired a doctor who is under scrutiny for allegedly harming patients during robot-assisted surgeries in Missouri.

The VA hospital in Wichita confirmed Monday that it fired Christel Wambi-Kiesse.  The hospital declined to give a reason for the firing.  The hospital began investigating the doctor in September, after The Kansas City Star reported the Missouri board that regulates doctors was seeking to discipline the 44-year-old urologist.

The Star reported one woman died two months after Wambi-Kiesse performed surgery on her, and two other men suffered dangerous complications.

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