Mercy says Dr. Amy Dunbar's reported comments on the social media site about a patient were "inappropriate and not in line with our values."
People love to vent on Facebook, but a Des Peres-based Mercy OB/GYN is under fire following comments she's made about a patient who was late for appointments. "So I have a patient who has either chosen to no-show or be late (sometimes hours) for all of her prenatal visits, ultrasounds, and NSTs. She is now 3 hours late for her induction," Amy Dunbar posted January 28. "May I show up late to her delivery?" she wrote. Dunbar's post suggests that the reason why she hadn't cancelled the appointment was because the mother had a previous stillbirth. People have been posting on Mercy's Moms To Be Facebook page calling for disciplinary action, concerned that enough information had been disclosed in the posts to violate patient privacy. KMOV …
Attorneys met with Circuit Court Judge Barbara Wallace concerning a motion to quash deposition of two doctors involved in the delivery.
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- Joe Scott
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A 2014 trial date was set in a couple’s lawsuit against a Creve Coeur OBGYN practice. The lawsuit claims the couple's child was decapitated during delivery on March 22, 2011. The couple, Arteisha Betts and Travis Ammonette, of Florissant, is suing Midwest Maternal & Fetal Medicine Services, LLC, Signature Medical Group Inc., both in Creve Coeur, as well as Dr. Gilbert Webb and Dr. Susan D. Moore. The lawsuit indicates the doctors involved in the delivery coerced Betts and Ammonette into a vaginal delivery when Moore advised the couple that a Cesarean section was necessary due to the child’s "accelerated abdominal circumference." During the delivery at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, the complaint states, "Webb separated decedent Kaden Travis …