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A California man who allegedly posed as doctor and performed liposuction while smoking a cigar will appear in court this week to face several felony charges, the San Francisco Examiner reported.
Guzmangarza allegedly performed liposuction on a woman in 2010 when he quoted her a price lower than other city doctors. Prosecutors said he smoked a cigar during the procedure and made her hold her own IV bag.
A few days after the surgery, Guzmangarza came to the woman’s home and asked her to flush six pounds of her own fat, which he said he removed during the procedure, down the toilet, according to prosecutors.
When the woman’s abdomen became infected, she sought the help of a real doctor, and that’s when she learned Guzmangarza was a fraud, prosecutors said.