Nader Saab preparing for an operation in his clinic in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Baabda Investigative Judge Hanna Baridi has set the date for a hearing in the case of a plastic surgeon charged with negligence after a patient died following an operation at his clinic.The hearing comes after Baridi returned formal documents submitted by Saab's defense team.Farah Kassab, an Iraqi-Jordanian national, died in June after undergoing liposuction at Saab's well-known clinic north of Beirut. Following Kassab's death, Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani barred Saab's clinic from performing any operations requiring general anesthesia.
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