Doctors’ defamation scuffle not so amusing - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The case of the growling gastroenterologists at Texas Tech could have been a House episode.

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Variyam was chief of the gastroenterology division of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, and Hancock was an associate professor when they started sniping in 2006. Variyam wrote Hancock about his “lack of professionalism.” Hancock countered with a resignation letter questioning Variyam’s veracity.

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