Plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye’s mum calls on him to help clear his name over her death


The Beverly
Hills cosmetic surgeon who operated on Kanye West’s mom before her
sudden death in November 2007 has called on him to help
clear his name once and for all. Dr. Jan Adams (left) claims that almost
eight years after Donda West’s tragic death he continues to be made a
58, died on November 10, 2007, a day after she underwent five and half
hours of surgery including breast reduction, tummy tuck and liposuction.


A coroner ruled that she likely died of heart disease combined with complications after cosmetic surgery.
maintains that Donda’s death was due to poor aftercare that was
administered by Kanye’s cousin Stephan Scoggins – a registered nurse
with a Ph.D. in public health.
‘It baffles me when nobody wants to know
the truth,’ Adams told the Daily News. ‘I think (Kanye) should stand up
and tell the truth, and the truth will set you free. If he had any
b**** or if he was any kind of man he could (speak up). But the real
answer is he probably won’t.’
was investigated by the Los Angeles County Coroner but never charged,
he maintains that his reputation has suffered because people don’t know
the facts and assume Donda died during surgery.
people that I run into think she died on the table, they don’t even
know this lady was home for a day,’ said Adams. ‘The truth hasn’t been
According to
Adams the problems started when Donda choose to return home and receive
aftercare from Scoggins – ignoring his recommendation of a private
recovery center.
blames Scoggins of not installing patient monitors in Donda’s bedroom
and accuses him of leaving her in the hands of an untrained friend just
one day after surgery so he could attend a baby shower.
Scoggins has denied these allegations.
to the autopsy, Donda – 5-foot-2 and 188 pounds – was suffering from
coronary artery disease and had serious blockages in two of her
The coroner also said Donda showed signs of ‘multiple postoperative factors’ due to her surgery.
One of Donda’s post-operative complications included bronchopneumonia in one lung.
medical examiner Dr. Louis A. Pena said: ‘It is my opinion Ms. West
died from some pre-existing coronary artery disease and multiple
postoperative factors following surgery.’
was devastated by his mother’s death and led 1,000 mourners, including
Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z, John Legend and Anita Baker at her funeral
service in Oklahoma City.

Source: UK Daily Mail


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