Written by Administrator
May 12th, 2010 at 9:30 pm
Yesterday we witnessed something at the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors session that we don’t see often. Subordinates of a sort spoke out against their administrator. Dr. John Steinmann, an orthopedic spine surgeon, and Dr. Keyvan Safdari, an anesthesiologist, both spoke of heavy handedness and retaliation by Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Medical Director, Dr. Dev Gnanadev.
Steinmann indicated to the members of the Board of Supervisors that patient care is suffering as a result of Gnanadev’s leadership. As we have discussed here repeatedly, retaliation is the name of the game at ARMC, a practice likely initiated and certainly promulgated by former County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer. And now we learn it is more true than we realized.
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