Doctor Suspended After Berating Basketball Player Suffering From Anxiety


A Los Gatos emergency room doctor is suspended after a video surfaced showing her berating a patient seeking treatment for an anxiety attack.  Twenty-year-old Samuel Bardwell was rushed to El Camino Hospital by his father after suffering a severe anxiety attack and passing out during a West Valley College basketball practice.  

Dr. Beth Keegstra arrived to treat Bardwell and can be seen on the video pulling on his arms and accusing the six-foot-nine patient of seeking treatment to get drugs.  Bardwell's father captured the abuse on his cell phone and posted the video to Facebook, where it has been viewed over four-million times.  

El Camino Hospital CEO Dan Wood says the 57-year-old doctor has been suspended from her duties at all hospital-run facilities.


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