A Colorado plastic surgeon convicted of tried reckless manslaughter within the demise of a 19-year-old affected person was sentenced to fifteen days in jail, neighborhood service and a positive in Arapahoe County District Court docket on Thursday.
Dr. Geoffrey Kim, 54, confronted a most of three years in jail for the demise of Brighton teenager Emmalyn Nguyen, who went to Kim’s clinic in Greenwood Village for a breast augmentation surgical procedure in August 2019, when she was 18.
Nguyen suffered cardiac arrest after receiving anesthesia and whereas Kim resuscitated her with CPR, he didn’t name for emergency assist for 5 hours regardless that she wanted speedy care at a hospital, based on the 18th Judicial District Legal professional’s Workplace.
Nguyen fell right into a coma and died 14 months later, in October 2020.
Kim was additionally discovered responsible of obstruction of phone service after he refused to permit medical professionals to name 911 throughout the incident.
He was sentenced to fifteen days in jail, two years of probation, 120 hours of neighborhood service and should pay a $50,000 positive.