Dr. S. Chahal, (Sukhjit Chahal) General Surgeon in Fresno, performed a thyroidectomy on my sister and apparently cut her laryngeal nerve which caused her to not be able to breathe or speak.
This devastating outcome can occur with surgery to remove the thyroid gland but it can also be avoided if the surgeon is careful.
The larynx is vital to breathing and speaking. Younger, more skilled doctors are careful to not cut the nerve that goes through the thyroid and operates the larynx, (laryngeal nerve).
My sister had to have a tracheostomy to breath, a hole in her neck, which is very unsightly and causes patients severe depression in many cases.
My sister had to have the tracheostomy for over a year.
She became severely depressed and was embarrassed to go out in public, to restaurants, theaters, even a Demi Lovato concert that I wanted to take her too.
She died April 3rd, 2017, fourteen months after her thyroid surgery, and I believe her unexpected death was a direct result of the surgery performed by Dr. Chahal. I wouldn’t recommend him to anyone.
A tracheostomy is very disfiguring and sometimes permanent! Beware!
Now Dr. Chahal refuses to give our attorney my sisters’ medical records!
He won’t give our attorney her medical records. What is he hiding?