Despite allegations of misconduct, top doctor got job at West Cancer

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 16, 2021 9:51 AM CT | Published: June 16, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Details of a lengthy investigation of Axel Grothey for allegations of professional misconduct, including sexual relationships with two female colleagues, were recently made public. He lied about a Mayo Clinic reprimand when he applied for a license to practice medicine in Tennessee. 

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Axel Grothey West Cancer Center & Research Center Scott Strome UTHSC
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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