Better Ways to Credential Your Surgeons
Looking beyond the obvious when you examine a doctor's past.
Stephanie Wasek, Features Editor
When Lester Salinsky, MD, applied for full surgical and orthopedic privileges at Misericordia Community Hospital in Milwaukee, everything seemed on the up and up. He was on the active medical staff across town at Doctors Hospital. He held consultant privileges at New Berlin Community and Northwest General hospitals. And his privilege record was clean: no suspensions, revocations, curtailments or non-renewals at any hospital. Or so he said.