Fake doctor outed by medical company

It took a private medical company to out an alleged fake doctor accused of evading NSW health for more than a decade while treating patients at four Sydney and Central Coast hospitals.

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has called for a jail term for those like Shyam Acharya, who allegedly stole the name and medical qualifications of another doctor, "Sarang Chitale", to work at Manly, Hornsby, Wyong and Gosford hospitals between 2003 to 2014.

Acharya, who authorities are trying to track down, worked as a junior doctor and in the emergency department consults.

NSW Health would not reveal whether he had