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: Shooting Investigation at Miami Gardens Gas Station
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: Passing Asteroid Lights Up South Florida Sky
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: Woman Fatally Shot By Police Serving Eviction At Brickell Building Identified As 40-Year-Old Stephanie Voikin
Jimenez was taken into custody without incident and then transported to TGK.