Ex-UT Doctor Says He Was Fired Because Of His Age

By Adam Lidgett (May 28, 2020, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A former physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston hit the facility with an age bias lawsuit in state court Thursday, claiming he was fired to make room for younger doctors who could be paid less.

John McNeely, who says he had been a staff physician and clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at UTHealth, said in a petition filed in Harris County District Court that he was let go because of his age in September 2018.

McNeely, who is now 65, said the anesthesiology department leader told him various times that McNeely was going to be let...

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