March 6, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DOUGLAS STEINBRECH, M.D, AND GOTHAM PLASTIC SURGERY, PLLC, ARE SUED FOR PLASTIC SURGERY MALPRACTICE
Michael Youwanes v. Douglas Steinbrech, M.D, and Gotham Plastic Surgery, PLLC
Supreme Court of New York County, State of New York, Case No.: 805038/2017
On February 3, 2017, Michael Youwanes filed a complaint against Douglas Steinbrech, M.D, and Gotham Plastic Surgery, PLLC, in the Supreme Court of New York County, State of New York, for medical malpractice arising from a body lift abdominoplasty procedure.
The complaint alleges that on or about December 3, 2015, plaintiff came under the care and treatment of defendants for the purpose of undergoing a body lift abdominoplasty procedure, otherwise known as a “tummy tuck.” Dr. Steinbrech allegedly departed from the standard of care by placing the incision line too close to Mr. Youwanes’s pubis.
As a result of Defendants’ medical malpractice, the complaint alleges that the patient incurred substantial damages, and was physically deformed and impaired, with residual flank, abdominal fullness and unevenness, unpleasant scarring, functional difficulties and tension in his genital area.
Mr. Youwanes lives in the State of Arizona. He is represented by the Law Office of Todd J. Krouner in Chappaqua, New York. Mr. Krouner has extensive experience in litigating legal and medical malpractice actions. If you have been injured as a result of a medical malpractice, please contact the Law Office of Todd J. Krouner for a free consultation