Jewish surgeon refuses to operate on patient with Nazi tattoo

  • A Jewish surgeon at a German hospital walked out of the operating theatre and refused to operate on a patient after spotting he had a swastika tattoo on his arm.


The doctor, who has not been named, refused to perform thyroid surgery on the 36-year-old lorry driver when he saw the tattoo of an imperial eagle perched on top of a swastika, surrounded by laurel wreathes.

“I can’t operate on this man. I am Jewish,” the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung quoted him as saying. Leaving the patient anaesthetised, he found a senior colleague, who then performed a successful operation.

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Source:

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/8199100/Jewish-surgeon-refuses-to-operate-on-patient-with-Nazi-tattoo.html


Webmaster note: Good thing it wasn’t a doctor with a swastika tattoo refusing to operate on a Jew!