ENT surgeon criticised for scolding boy
An ear, nose and throat surgeon who “booted out” an eight-year-old boy after he wouldn’t leave the specialist's consulting room had a formal complaint lodged against him by the boy’s mother.
But a professional standards committee found he did not act improperly.
A NSW inquiry heard that Dr Stephen Prince, who is based in Lismore, threatened to boot out (kick) the boy if he did not leave, and then did kick him on the way out, saying it was just a joke.
It was alleged that this happened as Dr Prince had finished examining the boy’s sister, and she