Jabalpur, Jan 31: Health Minister Ajay Vishnoi has ordered suspension of orthopaedic surgeon Dr Sanjay Jain and issuance of show-cause notice to Dr Alok Shrivastava for his alleged negligence in treating patients official sources said.
The Minister ordered action against the doctors after he received complaints from patients during a visit to the city's Victoria Hospital designated as district hospital yesterday.
Dr Shrivastava was issued notice for going on leave without prior permission, the sources said.
During a visit to the orthopaedic ward, the Minister was told that a patient Mohanlal Kori was referred to the medical college hospital for an operation though the same facility was available at the Victoria hospital. The medical college hospital sent him back to the district hospital.
Mr Vishnoi inaugurated an emergency ward at the district hospital, the ources added..