Exactly how futile was Dr Charlie Teo’s neurosurgery on Patient A and Patient B?

AusDoc looks at the evidence given by neurosurgeon Associate Professor Andrew Morokoff.
Dr Charlie Teo. Photo: AAP.

The story of Dr Charlie Teo’s professional failures which emerged in dramatic fashion during his recent disciplinary hearing can be captured in a few words.

The two women diagnosed with brain cancer were desperate to live, Dr Teo became their final hope but given risks of severe permanent disability and death, the surgical procedures he performed were pointless.