Category Archives: Medical Ethics and Issues

Dr Timothy Kuklo’s Patient Woes

This patient, who requests anonymity, was “treated” at Washington University School of Medicine and had a spinal fusion at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri in May 2006. She sent me this e-mail and I received permission to post it. This … Continue reading

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Thoughts on SCOTUS Obamacare Decision of June 28, 2012

1) It was unexpected. I thought the Supreme Court would strike down the mandate and hand Governor Mitt Romney a major campaign issue in the fall election. 2) I had encountered some punditry that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr might … Continue reading

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Will Obamacare Finally Reign in the Medtronics, the Edwards Lifesciences, Physicians Such as Drs Kuklo and McCarthy?

The New York Times is reporting that Obamacare, I use the term with approbation, is on the cusp of helping patients avoid unscrupulous physicians and their Big Pharma paymasters. I hope the Obama administration new health-care law with the backing … Continue reading

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Dr Kuklo Patient, John Lane, Admits I was right re Infuse Ethical and Research Misconduct

John Lane has suffered egregiously from “failed back surgery syndrome” that he claims emanated from the surgical machinations of disgraced orthopaedic surgeon Dr Timothy Kuklo, then the Medtronic poster child for Infuse at Washington University School of Medicine in St … Continue reading

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The Spine Journal Has Backbone! Devotes Issue to Corruption in Spine-Disorder Research with Medtronic Pay to Play Scheme

Emanating from the Dr Timothy Kuklo Medtronic Infuse research scandal, The Spine Journal devoted its entire June issue to the ongoing crisis in spine research due to greed, Big Pharma’s tentacles of bribe money and the utter lack of medical … Continue reading

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New York Times on Pay to Play Scheme with Medtronic’s Infuse: Yet Dr Kuklo Surprisingly Omitted

I find it curious that Dr Timothy Kuklo’s involvement in the pay to play scheme with Medtronic is ignored in this article in the New York Times. While briefly questioning the financial relationship of Dr Thomas A. Zdeblick with Medtronic … Continue reading

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His Fraudulency Dr Timothy Kuklo is now in Colorado

I received an email informing me of the current location of Dr Timothy Kuklo. I can verify he is now practicing orthopaedic medicine at the Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute. This facility is in Englewood, Colorado that is a suburb directly south of Denver. … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo, fake researcher and forgerer, Possibly in Austin, TX

source: Google Images I believe the former, disgraced faculty member of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Timothy R. Kuklo, is possibly in Austin, Texas. I learned he has attempted to restore his practice there. I had … Continue reading

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Melvin B. Kirstein. M.D. Centennial December 29, 1910 – December 29, 2010

Dr Melvin Byron Kirstein was born December 29, 1910 in Chicago. His family moved to Indiana Harbor, Indiana. He graduated from East Chicago High School in Indiana in 1927 according to a year inscribed on his high-school ring. He attended … Continue reading

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Good News for Tobacco Users: Brands Renamed That Astonishingly Eliminates Deceptive Advertising: Sure

The government has ordered the word “light” or its plural form “lights” be removed from cigarette packaging and advertisement so it would not convey the message that the products are less toxic than non-light cigarettes. Many premium brands are changing their names. So much … Continue reading

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It Gets Curioser and Curioser: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Current Kuklo Citations

A little review would be good here. Dr Timothy R Kuklo is a fraud. He published faked research in which he claimed his sponsor, the medical-device giant Medtronic, had released a product that healed shattered shins on Iraqi war injured. … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Responds to Kuklo Citation Controversy in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

  I prefer the Nation, MSNBC or the Huffington Post but we will provide a relevant image. I received an email from an esteemed Wall Street Journal reporter who requested confidentiality. This was the email I received from the reporter: From: … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo Still Cited in Medical Literature: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

It is astonishing to me that the fraudulent investigator, Dr Timothy R. Kuklo, who was forced to resign from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is still cited in the literature. Dr Kuklo, who is now practicing … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo Resigns from Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine

As first reported over a month ago on July 15, 2009,  Dr Timothy Kuklo would not return this fall to Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine. His  official resignation on July 30 was not voluntarily despite the disclaimers of … Continue reading

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Was West Pointer Timothy R. Kuklo, M.D. A.W.O.L.? Military Veteran Lin Noomis Believes He Was

http://www.moorestevie.com/img8/awol2.gif DR KUKLO RESIGNS IN DISGRACE From: Lin Noomis Sent: Wed 7/15/2009 1:36 PM To: Kirstein, Peter N. Subject: Kuklo issue I read you[r] blog with interest. The numbers/math are very surprising. As a veteran, I know that employment outside … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Baby: Army Colonel Timothy Kuklo {ret} and Pay to Fake Scheme [New York Times’s Error Corrected HERE.]

DR KUKLO RESIGNS IN DISGRACE The New York Times which broke the story due to army-leaked information and to its credit persisted in unmasking the criminal Washington University in St Louis surgeon Dr Timothy R. Kuklo, has reported that he … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo and Dr K Dan Riew: The Medtronic Couple’s Pax de Deux at Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine

I was the first to report that Dr K Dan Riew, the Mildred B. Simon Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, did not fully disclose to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the reasons for … Continue reading

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Cleansing from Cyberspace the Persistent Perfidy of Fraudulent Researcher Dr Timothy Kuklo

Dr. Timothy R. Kuklo is an associate professor of orthopaedic medicine at the Washington University of St Louis School of Medicine. He has taken a leave of absence from his position pending a final determination whether he should be fired, … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo now on “Leave of Absence” from Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine

Dr Kuklo Resigns in Disgrace The New York Times is reporting that Dr Timothy R. Kuklo, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery with a specialty in spinal and lower-limb restoration, has been placed on a leave of absence from Washington Univesity in St Louis … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo’s Patient Defends the Colonel and Condemns My Critique as a “Disgrace.”

DR KUKLO RESIGNS I received the following email from a John Lane. One of many I might add and have carefully scrutinised which to publish since I am on a university server. Some have submitted very damaging charges about Dr … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy Kuklo: What Washington University Should Do Now—Suspension.

Disgraced Doctor Timothy Kuklo Resigns! As the academic misconduct case involving Washington University in St Louis Associate Professor, Dr Timothy Kulko, continues to garner intense interest, the public is increasingly frustrated in not obtaining any information concerning possible sanctions that … Continue reading

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The Actual Text: Colonel Kuklo, M.D. Faked Paper Disavowed by the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Iowa Republican Senator Charles E. Grassley to investigate Kuklo affair concerning the article that was submitted under false pretenses. The disgraceful conduct of Doctor Timothy F. Kuklo, associate professor of orthopaedic medicine at the Washington University in St Louis School … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of “Honour:” Dr Kuklo’s Awards and More on the Strange Defence By Dr K Dan Riew

DR TIMOTHY R KUKLO RESIGNS FROM WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Dr Timothy Kuklo, as has been previously reported, has had an article retracted from publication due to its falsification of research and falsely claiming joint authorship by forging the … Continue reading

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Dr Timothy R. Kuklo Tenured Fifty-Two Days After Appointment: Should He Be Fired?

Doctor Timothy R Kuklo Resigns in Disgrace Dr Timothy Kuklo had an article that was withdrawn from publication and falsified research and forged the signatures of  “A. T. Groth,”  “R. C. Anderson,”  “H. M. Frisch” and “R. B. Islinger.” They … Continue reading

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Weak Defence of Dr Timothy Kuklo: Washington University’s Joni Westerhouse and Dr Dan Riew

COLONEL TIMOTHY KUKLO, M.D. RESIGNS IN DISGRACE The St Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that various colleagues and even the spokesperson for Washington University School of Medicine are circling the wagons and defending Dr Timothy R. Kuklo, an associate professor of … Continue reading

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Dr. Timothy R. Kuklo, Charged With Academic Misconduct: Associate Professor, Washington University in St Louis Medical School

DR KUKLO RESIGNS The New York Times has reported that a former physician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center,  Dr. Timothy R. Kuklo, falsified information, faked an article’s co-authorship by forging the names of other authors and basically sold out … Continue reading

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