- Caren Trisoglio Garcia was known for posting popular surgery-related videos on TikTok.
- Garcia received backlash for dancing in videos while displaying chunks of flesh in clear bags.
- She has been suspended by the São Paulo medical council for “unethical” conduct.
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A plastic surgeon in Brazil has become TikTok famous — for all the wrong reasons.
Caren Trisoglio Garcia, better known as “minhacirurgiaoficial” on TikTok, was suspended by the regional medical board in São Paolo when bizarre videos of her dancing while displaying hunks of human flesh started circulating on the app.
In videos now removed from the platform, Garcia performed dances to upbeat music while waving about massive hunks of skin, fat, and flesh she allegedly removed from her patients.
In a particularly contentious video, Garcia held up a large cut of skin, with the caption “today’s trophy,” and smiled while wiggling it about.
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Garcia also posted several videos where she pranced about in her scrubs holding clear bags that supposedly contained human fat that she had removed during a
procedure. These videos were accompanied by flashy captions that labeled the bags of fat with the words “this is the breast” and “this is underarm fat.”
According to Newsweek, the president of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery Estefano Luiz Favaretto asked this week for the local medical board to take action and temporarily suspend Garcia for six months.
With this suspension, Garcia will not be able to take new patients or carry out operations while investigations against her are ongoing. According to Brazilian media outlet Metropoles, Garcia could have her license to practice revoked if she is found guilty of medical misconduct.