Privacy Breach at Beverly Hills Clinic Puts Thousands of Patients, Some Celebrities, at Risk

CBS reports:

A massive privacy breach at an exclusive Rodeo Drive plastic surgery clinic has put thousands of patients at risk, including some of L.A.’s most rich and famous.

A spokesperson for Dr. Kadri says some of his clients are celebrities whose medical records may now be in jeopardy. That’s because the records of 15,000 patients were stolen — they say by a disgruntled former staffer fired for allegedly stealing from the practice.

Videos posted online show Dr. Kadri in action — performing a number of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries at his clinic.

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Yeah, if this is true/accurate, there needs to be criminal HIPAA charges filed over this one. I don’t care how ticked off an employee is – you don’t violate patient confidentiality that way.

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  1. Jeanne L. Price - June 2, 2017

    Can’t recall the last time I read of a breach this comprehensive. Dr. Kadri’s physical files were stolen during a break-in May 1 and the clinic says it has no way to reach many former patients.

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