There was a lot of buzz on the site after the article about Aamir Khan and Satya Meva Jayate. Thanks for all your comments and insights. If there are so many people who think like this, I must recant my words of hopelessness. Change is possible if just a few good men and women begin it and work for it. Maybe we can stem the rot and rebuild the standing of our profession. Thanks again and do keep the ideas and comments coming.
In the programme that Sunday, there was a long segment on a gentleman who accused a nephrologist and transplant surgeon of a multitude of crimes which led to the death of his wife. At the time, I did feel that this level of malpractice could not happen in the strictly monitored field of transplant surgery and hence did not mention it in the previous post. Dr. Jeevan Kuruvilla, a dear friend who works in my old hospital in Jharkhand (whose excellent blog you can access here) forwarded me this letter which is supposedly from the nephrologist who was accused in the programme. And here is a news articles that substantiates what he has written in the letter with the concerned documents (see bottom of the article)