. I have a question regarding medical related issues. I have a medical record written by a doctor whom I had surgery with, and I cannot agree with the contents in it. He wrote a lot of things that were not true and did not record other important events that took place. I submitted a formal request to him, asking to revise it, however, he never responded. My understanding is that under the law of Ohio (which is where the practice took place), the doctor has to respond to my request, even if he does not agree to revise the content; he still has to respond and explain why. However, since the surgery was unsuccessful, the doctor had already discharged me as a patient to avoid impute with me, at the time I requested the amendment. My questions are:
1 Does he have an obligation to respond to me
2 Or he doesn't because I am no longer his patient
3 Is there a specific format that I had to use to request the amendment (I just wrote a signed, formal letter clearly pointing out which part of the record I disagree with.)
I am seeking your help because I have contacted many lawyers but they are not interested in dealing with this case (because it is not something I can sue the doctor for), or they do not know the answer. Just information, I could not sue this doctor , since it more than a year had past since the surgery.
I truly appreciate your help.
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