Dentist charged over refusal to treat patient based on

  • Published on: Jan 13, 2021 - 4:24 PM
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Dentist charged over refusal to treat patient based on A Dentist employed at the Fort Wellington Hospital was today hauled before the court for allegedly refusing to treat a patient because of the child’s ethnicity. 33-year-old Dr Surendrapaul Rampersaud of Cotton Three Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB), appeared before Magistrate Peter Hugh in the Fort Wellington Magistrate’s Court. He pleaded not guilty to the charge, which stated that on September 18, 2020, while being employed as a Dental Surgeon attached at the Fort Wellington Hospital, he refused to perform a tooth extraction on a child because of the child’s ethnicity. Rampersaud was …
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