Former Brockton VA Doctor Calls Hospital Conditions ‘Shocking’

Dr. Mohit Chopra is a former psychiatrist at Brockton VA hospital.
Dr. Mohit Chopra is a former psychiatrist at Brockton VA hospital.
Dina Rudick/ The Boston Globe

A former Brockton VA doctor whose claims led to a federal investigation of Veterans Affairs hospitals says he’s still concerned about the state of Brockton VA’s Community Living Center.

According to The Boston Globe, geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Mohit Chopra was reprimanded by the facility for raising concerns about neglected patients, many of whom suffered from debilitating conditions.

“Something like this would be shocking if it happened in a Third World country,” Chopra told The Globe.

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Last week a federal probe concluded that the Brockton VA’s Community Living Center had given “several” patients substandard care.

Read the full Globe story here.