operating room nurse

A British surgeon's unusual surgical technique has landed him in hot water with the medical board.

Professor Ninian Peckitt, 63, was "erased" from a registry that recognizes licensed doctors in the UK. The medical board found that Peckitt was unfit to practice medicine after the surgeon punched a patient in the face 10 times while he was under anesthesia in the operating room.

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Deborah Cohan dance

It isn't every day that a woman loses both of her breasts due to cancer. One patient decided to make her double mastectomy surgery a happy occasion with a dance off in the operating room.

Obviously this is not normal procedure in the OR where the environment is usually staid, sterile and depressing.

But the nurses and doctors treating Deborah Cohan at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion in San Francisco ignored the rules to dance to the strains of Beyonce's "Get Me Bodied" before Cohan went under the knife.

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