REPORT: Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo Lied About Having Treated COVID Patients While At UCLA

Florida Politics reports:

Florida’s new Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo did not treat COVID-19 patients at UCLA as he has asserted, charges a report that aired Monday night on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show.

The 12-minute segment began with Maddow recapping the controversies surrounding the right-wing “America’s Frontline Doctors” group, of which Ladapo was a member, as well as some of his other controversies, including refusing to wear a mask in the office of Democratic Sen. Tina Polsky, a cancer patient.

Maddow said her show also obtained scheduling documents from UCLA covering the period from June, 2019, through September, 2021. The documents showed numerous UCLA doctors assigned to treat COVID patients at various times, but never Ladapo.

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