Surgeon fired for 'sharing photos of patients' genitals on Instagram'

Mail Online | 3/13/2019 | Valerie Edwards For
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A University of Miami Health System plastic surgeon has been fired for allegedly sharing graphic photos on Instagram that showed patients' genitalia after they had undergone gender reassignment surgery.

Dr Christopher John Salgado was recently let go as the section chief of UHealth's LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender and Sexual Health.

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According to a petition, Salgado, 50, shared photos on the Instagram account @sexsurgeon that violated patient privacy policies and that contained 'racist, transphobic, homophobic comments and hashtags'.

The petition, which was launched by transgender advocates, called for the American College of Surgeons to immediately address Salgado's 'public vulgarity, lack of professionalism, and questionable ethics around patient privacy'.

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It's believed the posts were shared beginning in October 2018, but the account has been taken down.

However, one photo seen by showed a **** that had been shaped into a heart.

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That photo was shared as recently as Valentine's Day, and had the caption: 'There are many ways to show your LOVE.'

It's believed the photo was a recently removed **** from a patient who had just undergone gender reassignment surgery.

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