CAM practitioner posed as GP and surgeon

A Chinese medicine practitioner has been exposed for pretending to be a qualified medical doctor and offering treatments including animal stem-cell injections.

Mr Reza Ghaffurian, who practises at the Energy Medicine Clinic in South Melbourne, allegedly offered sheep and cattle stem-cell injections to a woman seeking treatment for sarcoidosis, telling her that family and friends could help raise money for the $6000 therapy.

He also administered IV vitamin C “after several failed attempts to find a vein”, gave her a bottle of