Meet Ghanaian surgeon who saved US rapper 50 Cent’s life when he was shot 9 times

Meet Ghanaian surgeon who saved US rapper 50 Cent’s life when he was shot 9 times

- Ghanaian Dr Moses DeGraft-Johnson was a man behind the salvation of top US rapper 50 Cent when he got shot 9 different times

- The iconic surgery on 50 Cent was revealed at a court after Dr Moses' 52-count Federal indictment for committing $23 million insurance fraud

- Also in 2010, Dr DeGraft-Johnson led a team of highly trained physicians and nurses to perform the first open-heart surgery in the U.S. Virgin Islands on a female patient

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It has been revealed that the prominent fact of 50 Cent surviving nine gunshots was made possible by a Ghanaian surgeon by name Dr Moses DeGraft-Johnson.

According to Omgvoice.com who compiled a news report, the long time secret was made public by Lawyer William Bubsey, who is currently representing Dr Moses in his 52-count Federal indictment for committing $23 million insurance fraud.

It was made known at the court that when 50 Cent was fired nine different shots at close range with a 9mm handgun, the Ghanaian surgeon was the doctor that saved him from joining the dead.

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50 Cent whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III was reportedly shot in the hand, arm, hip, both legs, chest, and left cheek.

Along with Dr Nader Paksima, the Ghanaian surgeon Dr Moses DeGraft-Johnson successfully operated and saved the life of 50 Cent who was 27 years old at the time.

It is indicated that the surgery on the US rapper might have brought the surgeon to fame but he has been working relentlessly for several years.

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In 2010, reports have it that Dr DeGraft-Johnson led a team of highly trained physicians and nurses to perform the first open-heart surgery in the U.S. Virgin Islands on a female patient.

In other news relating to life-saving surgeries, an ultra-modern surgical theatre that was built in the Pentecost Hospital at Ayanfuri has saved the lives of 48 people in just 2 months.

The surgical theatre was built by the church with a whopping GHC 271,000 and has been open since December 2019. Pentecost Hospital, Ayanfuri is only one of the 8 health institutions of The Church of Pentecost run by the PENTSOS Directorate.

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