Tattle: Octomom doc losing his license

Michael Kamrava: Revocation of his license has been OK'd.
Michael Kamrava: Revocation of his license has been OK'd.
Posted: June 02, 2011

THE DOCTOR WHO thought it might be a good idea to implant a dozen embryos in Nadya Suleman is about to lose his license.

The Los Angeles Times reported that the Medical Board of California said yesterday that the license of Beverly Hills fertility doctor Michael Kamrava will be revoked next month.

The panel ruled that Kamrava "did not exercise sound judgment" in his treatment of the woman who turned into the Octomom.

He was accused by the Attorney General's Office of being grossly negligent with Nadya and two other female patients: a 48-year-old who suffered complications after she became pregnant with quadruplets and a 42-year-old diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer after receiving fertility treatments.

The board rejected an argument by Kamrava's lawyer which suggested that Nadya was partly to blame for her predicament - for failing to abort an excessive number of fetuses.

"To assign even a scintilla of responsibility to a patient who becomes pregnant and then elects not to follow through with a procedure that may jeopardize her (and possibly her family's) prized objective is troubling and telling," the board said.

Kamrava's lawyer, Henry Fenton, argued at a public hearing before the medical board that probation was reasonable. "Nobody died here," Fenton said. "This is a good doctor. I argue he really learned his lesson."

Ah, the Hippocratic Oath: Once it was "First, do no harm." Now it's "Hey, didn't kill anyone."

Aviation expert to air

 CBS has a new pilot.

Retired aviation hero Chesley "Sully" (any pilot can land a plane on land) Sullenberger, is going to start this month as the network's on-air aviation and safety expert. He wants to keep a close eye on the industry where he worked for decades.

"We can't assume that because aviation has continued to get safer - accidents are relatively rare now - that we're doing everything right," said Sully, who retired last year as an active pilot (and is now a couch potato pilot?).

Recent stories about sleeping air traffic controllers should be a warning for the industry, he said.

Tattle's not a former hero pilot but even we kind of thought sleeping air traffic controllers was a problem.

Living in the material world

Philly fella Kevin Bacon ("X-Men: First Class"), who made a fair amount of money over a lengthy acting career then lost it quickly thanks to Bernie Madoff's thievery, doesn't understand why people obsess over wanting so much dough.

"I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake," Bacon said in the London Sun. "Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood."

"When (the Madoff scandal) happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, 'We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work'. So don't feel too sorry for the Bacons.

"Has it made me a distrustful person? I don't think so. But we probably look a bit more carefully at our financial situation now."

* Jessie J didn't check the "Price Tag" of the expensive Mercedes convertible her label bought for her after her song became a hit, but she enjoyed driving her cheapo car better.

"With this I'm a mess," she told the London Sun. "I don't know how to use the radio.

"I try to indicate and I spray water at people and I'm not a fan of the heated seat because it feels like you've wet yourself."

Tattbits

* Kim Kardashian is not pregnant.

According to her, at least.

Like she would know.

Magazines and websites are trying to convince readers that Kim is carrying a kid and that her upcoming wedding will feature a shotgun, but Kim said on kimkardashian.com, "This is crazy! I am NOT pregnant! Magazines can be so tricky with their wording! The inside states that one day I want a baby! But I'm not pregnant!

"I can foresee lots of crazy, made up stories coming out in the near future and I certainly don't have time to shut down every rumor. But believe that if you hear it from me, it will be true. Otherwise, don't always believe what you read, dolls."

* Sex on the radio?

Following in the footsteps of HBO's "Cathouse" is "Live at the Mustang Ranch," a weekly two-hour show debuting tonight at 8 on Sirius/XM's Spice Radio.

The show, broadcast from the Mustang Ranch Saloon, will bring listeners into the mythical, magical world of Reno's leading legal brothel and feature candid conversations with the "working girls," their customers, colorful local patrons and visiting guests.

Talk about progress: Now you can get a hooker in your car without pulling over.

* According to the New York Post, 52-year-old Alec Baldwin is said to be "smitten" by a 28-year-old yoga instructor.

What 52-year-old man isn't smitten by a 28-year-old yoga instructor?

Daily News wire services contributed to this report.

Email: gensleh@phillynews.com.

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