Surgeon dubbed 'Dr Fail' has been banned from operating after years of ...

Surgeon dubbed 'Dr Fail' has been banned from operating after years of complaints and botched operations Multiple patients complained for years about surgeon Roland von Marburg  NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has finally removed his medical licence  Patients reported almost losing their hearing and suffering complications   He was reprimanded by Victorian Medical Board in 2003 for serious failings Von Marburg was suspended for four weeks in 2008 over painkillers addiction

By Kelsey Wilkie For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:46 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 01:47 BST, 16 June 2019

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For over 15 years patients had complained about the New South Wales ears, nose and throat specialist Roland von Marburg - who has been dubbed 'Dr Fail'

For over 15 years patients had complained about the New South Wales ears, nose and throat specialist Roland von Marburg - who has been dubbed 'Dr Fail'

A surgeon has been banned from practising medicine after over a decade of complaints. 

For over 15 years patients had complained about the New South Wales ears, nose and throat specialist Roland von Marburg - who has been dubbed 'Dr Fail'.

Some patients reported almost losing their hearing after several operations, while another suffered paralysis of half his face – which now droops. 

A young girl underwent a number of ear operations even though it was later discovered there was no chance of her condition improving, The Herald Sun reported.

Von Marburg's trail of complications has been well-documented.

He was reprimanded by the Victorian Medical Board in 2003 over his failures in Trevor Ewert and son Cameron's case, where the pair were left needing skin grafts by specialists in Melbourne following an operation to have their ears pinned back. 

He was reprimanded by the Victorian Medical Board in 2003 over his failures in Trevor Ewert and his son Cameron's  (pictured) case, where the pair were left needing skin grafts by specialists in Melbourne following an operation to have their ears pinned back

He was reprimanded by the Victorian Medical Board in 2003 over his failures in Trevor Ewert and his son Cameron's  (pictured) case, where the pair were left needing skin grafts by specialists in

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