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Dr Kalman Kafetz

22 Offham Slope
N12 7BZ

Contact Person: Dr Kalman Kafetz
Qualifications: BSc MBBS FRCP
Phone: 07908 904462
Occupation: Consultant in Geriatric Medicine

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Dr Kalman Kafetz BSc MBBS FRCP

Consultant in Geriatric Medicine

Dr Kalman Kafetz undertakes medico-legal instructions in cases involving all aspects of geriatric medicine, including, but not confined to, falls, causes of fractures, pressure sores, confusion, cognitive issues, dementia, capacity, Parkinson’s disease in older people, rehabilitation, disability and appropriate care of older people in hospitals, care homes and in their own homes. He deals with causation and condition and prognosis and any other relevant issues.

Dr Kafetz advises for claimants and defendants and as a single joint expert and for the prosecution and the defence in criminal work. He advised the Crown Prosecution Service in the case of Ezekiel McCarthy, one of the oldest people to appear at the Old Bailey charged with murder.

He has attended the 2 day Royal Society of Medicine/BPP School of Health expert witness masterclass and the 2017 BMA medico-legal conference and obtained the Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witnesses certificate, and the Bond Solon expert witness conference 2019.

He is a member of the clinical forensic and legal medicine section of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Faculty of Expert Witnesses.

As Dr Kafetz gave up his license to practice on 8th March 2019, continuing, in good standing, his GMC registration, he only deals with medical negligence that has taken place up to that date and does not examine patients in person, writing desktop reports only. He continues compliant with the Royal Colleges of Physicians’ guidelines on 5-year CPD activities.

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