A plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills has died from COVID-19 … and it seems to be totally as a result of he was in a position to preserve engaged on sufferers throughout a pandemic.
Dr. Payman Simoni — who’s been featured on “The Medical doctors” present — handed away whereas hospitalized in L.A. — this after he contracted the virus whereas performing a beauty process on a affected person who turned out to be COVID optimistic … so say household sources.
We’re instructed Dr. Simoni was doing a lip injection on a girl final month … clearly an elective process. She was temperature checked and crammed out a COVID questionnaire. She was not examined.
Whereas the doc was hovering over the maskless girl, our sources say she coughed in his face. He had his masks on, however nonetheless … she sprayed on him. She contacted the workplace just a few days later to tell them she had examined optimistic for COVID.
Dr. Simoni then went into quarantine and started experiencing signs — shortness of breath, and so forth — and in brief order, he was on a ventilator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Middle. We’re instructed Dr. Simoni was ultimately positioned in a medically induced coma as his lungs began failing. He died Friday from a mind hemorrhage.
Terry Dubrow, 3/18/20
It is a cautionary story … one which may’ve been prevented if the Metropolis of Beverly Hills hadn’t handed a decision permitting beauty surgical procedure workplaces to stay open whereas circumstances proceed to surge. Some docs have opted to carry off — others clearly have not.