Lawyers say they have identified the doctor at the center of a whistleblower complaint alleging women held in a Georgia detention center had hysterectomies without their knowledge

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Lawyers have identified a gynecologist at the center of a whistleblower complaint filed by a nurse alleging abuses, including hysterectomies, at an immigration detention center in Georgia, NBC News reported. 

In a whistleblower complaint sent by Project South to the Department of Homeland Security and its inspector general, a nurse named Dawn Wooten accused Irwin County Detention Center of allowing an unusual number of hysterectomies to be performed on immigrants detained there, often, she alleged, without their consent.

Wooten said the women were sent to a doctor outside the facility, who chose to remove all or some parts

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