SANTA ANA -- Two Southern California doctors are facing disciplinary action for allegedly botching plastic surgeries.
The California Medical Board has filed accusations of gross negligence and incompetence against Dr. Harrell Robinson of Anaheim Hills and Dr. Shir Miskinyar of Santa Ana.
liposuction and a face lift when she had only agreed to a tummy tuck, according to medical board documents.
Robinson is accused of borrowing $15,000 from the patient and attempting to kiss her on one occasion.
Another patient who had her breast implants replaced was later hospitalized after Robinson allegedly failed to remove an implant that was visible in an open wound.
Dr. Miskinyar is accused of performing breast augmentation on two women who developed infections and had to have their implants removed. He allegedly also delayed removal of the implants.
Miskinyar told the Orange County Register one patient already had an infection before surgery and the other did not heal properly because she smoked.
"I have the best record in the whole community of Southern California," Miskinyar said.
Neither Robinson nor Miskinyar are board-certified in plastic surgery, according to the American Board of Medical Specialties Web site.
Both could lose their licenses or be reprimanded if a review of evidence substantiates the allegations.