AG Platkin Announces Suspension of Plastic Surgeon’s Medical License Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct
NEWARK – Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the State Board of Medical Examiners has temporarily suspended Dr. Peter V. Driscoll’s medical license over allegations of solicitation of and engagement in sexual contact with a patient as well as other forms of misconduct.
Driscoll is a plastic surgeon who practiced at My Goals Solutions (“Goals”) surgical center in Ridgefield, NJ, from August 2021 until June 2022. He is accused of engaging in sexual contact with one patient while performing surgery on her. Other allegations included watching pornography prior to surgeries and leaving patients unattended both before and after surgery.
“Physicians cannot be allowed to abuse their position of trust to engage in heinous acts such as those alleged here,” said Attorney General Platkin. “Any professional engaging in such sickening and predatory misconduct in the State of New Jersey will face severe consequences.”