Physician Mary Talley Bowden, MD, resigned after her privileges were suspended at Houston Methodist hospital over a social media post about COVID-19 vaccines and treatments reported the Houston Chronicle.
The hospital suspended Dr. Bowden’s privileges on Nov. 12 after the physician used her social media accounts to spread “dangerous misinformation which is not based in science,” the hospital said.
Dr Bowden is a supporter of the drug Ivermectin when it comes to COVID.
Bowden, an Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Mary Bowden, whom runs a private practice, announced that she is suing Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday, according to a live conference she gave.
Bowden’s lawsuit asks for data from Methodist hospital detailing the effects of the vaccines and financial reports.
She held provisional privileges at Houston Methodist prior to her resignation in mid-November 2021 after a public dispute with the hospital.
Houston Method Hospital wrote in a series of tweets in November that Bowden had been using her social media to express political opinions about the COVID-19 vaccine and treatments, the TV station reports. Houston Methodist accused the doctor of “spreading dangerous misinformation which is not based in science.”
Bowden said, “Vaccine mandates are wrong” and highlighted her battle to prescribe patients Ivermectin, a controversial drug hailed as a coronavirus treatment option by some
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