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SMC fines Martin Huang S$10,000 for ethics breach

The case against the plastic surgeon involves photographs taken of a 17-year-old patient

Dr Huang (left) at the High Court on Oct 25, 2011. The SMC has found that he had not treated his patient "with the required courtesy, consideration, compassion and respect and did not take steps to protect her privacy and dignity in the operating room as expected of him". It added that he "did not show any concern of the deep emotional trauma and distress she was having".


A SINGAPORE Medical Council (SMC) disciplinary tribunal has censured and fined a well-known local plastic surgeon S$10,000 for breach of ethics in a case involving photographs of a teenager.

Martin Huang Hsiang Shui had not treated an unnamed patient "with the required