GP with 'unshakeable' alternative beliefs sanctioned

A GP who claimed his pig-derived hormone treatments and multivitamin injections led to “miraculous” cures has been found guilty of professional misconduct for writing scripts while suspended.

Dr Bao-Quy Nguyen-Phuoc, who has now surrendered his registration, practised unorthodox medicine in a “potentially dangerous” manner, which included prescribing of hormone replacements to patients where it was not clinically indicated.

Concerns about the doctor, who practised in Sydney’s inner-west, surfaced after a medical council audit of 20 patients' records