St. John Linked to Canton Man Charged with Spreading Hepatitis C

David Kwiatkowski, who has been charged with spreading his Hepatitis C to 30 patients in New Hampshire, worked at St. John Hospital in Detroit from July through September 2005, according to MLive.

A Canton native who to 30 patients in Exeter, NH, worked at in Detroit in 2005, according to a report on MLive.

David Kwiatkowski worked at several hospitals across the country, including at least seven Michigan medical facilities between 2003 and 2007, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health.

On Friday, MLive reported that the Michigan Department of Community Health said that Kwiatkowski was a healthcare worker at St. John from July through September 2005.

The MDCH recommends that “interventional radiology patients who received injectable narcotics” during that time period consult a doctor or hospital for Hepatitis C testing. Patients can contact St. John at 313-343-3311 or 855-767-3311.

Other hospitals in Michigan where Kwiatkowski worked and where health officials are urging testing, according to the MDCH:

  • Oakwood Annapolis Hospital in Wayne (Jan. 15-Sept. 5, 2007): Interventional radiology & cardiac catheterization laboratory patients who received injectable narcotics should contact 734-467-4111.
  • Sinai Grace Hospital (July-October 2005): Interventional radiology patients who received intravenous narcotics should contact 888-300-3627 or click on www.dmc.org/mdch.
  • Harper Hospital (October 2005-September 2006): Cardiac catheterization laboratory patients should contact 888-300-3627 or click on www.dmc.org/mdch.
  • University of Michigan Hospital (Sept. 11-Dec. 8, 2006): Contact 877-233-4040.


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