Tennessee doctor diagnoses woman with ‘ghetto booty’

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JACKSON, TN – There was a time when doctors used to make house calls, but now a Tennessee medic has admitted to making a booty call.

55-year-old Terry Ragland has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health after her doctor, Timothy Sweo, diagnosed the women with having “ghetto booty.

The woman was suffering from severe lower back pain, so she decided to bounce on over to the Sports Orthopedics and Spine clinic in Jackson for some treatment… only to end up with “insult” added to her injury. Ragland recalls, “He said, I know what the problem is. It’s ghetto booty. And I said, “ghetto what? He said ghetto booty”

After the examination, Dr. Sweo sent Ragland a letter of apology, explaining to the woman she was suffering from “lumbar lordosis” and that his colorful description was an attempt to translate her diagnosis into something less technical.

An investigation is underway to determine if Dr. Sweo should be disciplined. But it sounds like the doc is guilty of turning something scientific into something “street” and sometimes “keepin’ real” goes wrong. He diagnosed her with “ghetto booty”, but it’s the doctor who made a big ass of himself.



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