Octomom's doctor tearfully testifies he was wrong

Dr. Michael Kamrava, the fertility doctor who treated octuplets mother Nadya Suleman, attends a licensing hearing in Los Angeles to face allegations that he implanted her with too many embryos, on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, in Los Angeles. The California Medical Board is seeking to revoke or suspend the Beverly Hills doctor's license. The eight children were born nine weeks premature in January 2009 and are the world's longest-surviving set of octuplets. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

October 21, 2010 4:53:36 PM PDT
The fertility doctor who treated "Octomom" Nadya Suleman says he regrets having implanted her with 12 embryos and he would never do it again.

Dr. Michael Kamrava choked back tears as he testified Thursday in his state medical licensing hearing in Los Angeles. He said he believed at the time that he was doing the right thing, but looking back on it now, he was wrong.

He cried as he told the board Suleman's pregnancy was "very risky" and "unhealthy" and she's "lucky she made it through."

Kamrava testified earlier Thursday that Suleman disappeared after he implanted her with the 12 embryos and only learned that she was having octuplets after they were born in January 2009.

The California Medical Board has accused Kamrava of negligence and wants to revoke or suspend his license.


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