MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Doral police have arrested a woman accused of practicing medical procedures without a license Thursday at a surgical center.
Police said that in February of this year, they were contacted by a man who had undergone Rhinoplasty at a surgical center in the 1400 block of NW 87th Avenue, in Doral.READ MORE: PBSO: Teen Driver Caused Crash That Killed 6 In Deerfield Beach
The victim told police that he had sustained facial disfigurement to his nose as a result of the surgery.
The man told police that he had subsequently learned that Alcalira Jimenez, 56, was not licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida.READ MORE: Cold Weather Coming, Protect The Four P's: People, Pets, Plants, Property
The victim contacted the Doral Police Department and also filed a complaint with the Florida Department of Health.
Investigators were able to verify that Jimenez was not licensed as a medical doctor in the state of Florida.
Detectives showed up at the surgical center on Thursday and found out that Jimenez was in the middle of another surgical procedure.MORE NEWS: Miami Weather: Arctic Air Moving In For Weekend Freeze
Jimenez was taken into custody without incident and then transported to TGK.