A friend of mine went to Dr. George Commons more than a decade ago and is still reeling from the damage done to her by this absolute disgrace to medicine. Dr. Commons turned a routine procedure into a nightmare. He operated on about 20 wrong areas of her body and cost her over $220,000 worth of corrective surgery and attorney fees due to the aftermath of his horrible surgical work. This Palo Alto plastic surgeon shouldn't be allowed to hurt any more people he pretends to want to help.
I know my friend is not the only victim of this licensed butcher, but he has money to burn, so he throws enough of it at lawyers to cover up his worst mistakes. Any other doctor who had his record of ruining innocent lives with poor procedures would no longer be allowed to practice medicine anymore. My friend has endured dozens of corrective surgeries she's had to pay for out of pocket, and the doctors who are fixing his shoddy work are always amazed at how incompetent his work was. [continued below]....
..... One said, "I am ashamed of my profession" after seeing what Commons did to her.
Judge Leslie C. Nichols fixed the trial for his friend George that would have and should have resulted in some relief for
my friend. There is nothing more dangerous than a doctor who is above the law and immune to the civil channels of relief
friends like mine rely on as victims. Medical malpractice trials are difficult to prosecute as it is without judicial corruption and doctors like Commons escaping culpability because of biased rulings.
Commons operated on my friend's knees for no reason, without her consent. There was nothing wrong with her knees at all, and he did such incredible damage that she now experiences constant pain. Her suffering is brutal to witness, and because of this absolutely unfounded and unauthorized surgery her kneecaps frequently get dislocated. She also had large X marks carved into her hips.Other doctors have no clue why Dr. Commons or any other surgeon would engage in these procedures and do such severe harm. Commons essentially amputated part of her calves, and she has had to
go to other countries to get artificial injectable implants to fill in the large concave areas. Now that filler has hardened, so she has to go to Europe to have it cut out and have new artificial fillers injected. That is, when she can come up with another $15-20,000 or so. Her calves were perfect and beautiful, and they should not have been touched
Judge Nichols made things much worse for my friend by turning a blind eye on the evidence presented in the case.
This judge was obligated to consider all the records showing all the wrong operations done on my friend. He saw pictures of the awful injuries my friend sustained, injuries the opposing counsel never disputed by presenting any evidence of their own. Even the statement written for the court by Dr. Commons shouldn't have been enough to sway any judge to rule against my friend. "I didn't think I did anything wrong," was all the doctor said to defend himself of the charges.
Apparently the opinion of a friend means more to Judge Nichols than the pain and suffering of a victim.
Judge Nichols treated my friend like she was the defendant in the case and forced her to pay all of his friend's legal fees.
She had to go through bankruptcy because of this, she lost her business because she was so depressed over the damage to her, and my friend and her daughter were evicted from 3 apartments because she could no longer make enough to pay the rent. He even sued her and her then teenage daughter for defamation because they dared to tell others what he did to her.
Judge Nichols' corruption was unconscionable and left my friend victimized once more by the very justice system that
was supposed to protect her. He even went as far as requiring my friend to remain quiet about her ordeal and prevented her from warning others about the worst Dr. Commons could do. More of his victims will suffer now even after trying to
check out his background online like many potential patients do before surgery. The First Amendment simply doesn't exist in this judge's corrupt courtroom. He just swept the whole problem under the rug to protect his pal and left my friend's life in shambles as a result, her constant suffering magnified by the fact that seeking justice proved so futile. Judge Nichols made sure to rig the entire trial, corrupting her own lawyers to work against her in the process. No witnesses were allowed to testify, no jury was allowed to hear the case, and my friend got no opportunity to have a fair hearing on her grievances.
My friend has shed so many tears and endure so many days
filled with tremendous pain shooting through her body
because of this awful experience. She just had her 27th
surgery to fix Commons' mistakes.
The doctor's used his money and connections to erase
the truth about what happened. He's made my friend's
mental pain just as bad as the physical ailments she
suffers because of his butchery.
The fact that Dr. Commons actually teaches future patients at
Stanford only makes things worse.
This is not an example any young surgeon should be
following or looking up to. This man is absolute scum who should
not be able to ruin any more lives like he was able to ruin my friend's life.
I have known my friend nearly all her life.
She was a strong, happy, and dedicated young lady before
Dr. Commons came into her life.
His crude cuts transformed her into a physical and emotional wreck.
Her strength has been sapped by his relentless attempts to keep
her quiet at any cost, and his actions to corrupt the
judicial system victimize her more with each passing day.
She must wake up every day to confront the fact that this man
cannot be held responsible in a court of law for what he did
to do so much injury to such an innocent person.
Seeing what she goes through in being forced to endure this
ordeal makes me convinced that the only way to bring this
man to justice is to let him be tried in the court of public opinion.
Please help spread the word about Dr. Commons and
Judge Nichols and their egregious abuses.
Please do not let what happened to my friend happen to
any future victims who might be fooled by Dr. Commons'
fabricated and whitewashed "clean" record as a
surgeon and Judge Nichols' biased and corrupt judicial practices.