State regulators investigating Swedish’s Cherry Hill hospital, top surgeon


The probe was launched days after a Seattle Times report uncovered wide-ranging concerns about patient care at the facility.

State health regulators have launched an investigation into the practices of Swedish Health Services’ Cherry Hill hospital, days after a Seattle Times report uncovered wide-ranging concerns about patient care at the facility.

David Johnson, a spokesman with the state Department of Health, said Thursday a case-management team authorized the new investigation after reviewing The Seattle Times’ findings. Johnson added that the state Medical Commission, which handles issues involving specific doctors, was in the process of investigating complaints filed against Dr. Johnny Delashaw.

Delashaw, the chair of neurosurgery at Cherry Hill’s Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI), was featured prominently in the Times…



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