On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 790 AM Fargo-Moorhead


Current Conditions(Fargo,ND 58103)

More Weather »
57° Feels Like: 57°
Wind: WNW 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Sunny 83°


Clear 57°


Mostly Sunny 84°


Lawsuit claims Fargo surgeon removed incorrect rib

Dr. Robert Sticca
Dr. Robert Sticca

FARGO (KFGO-AM) - A Fargo doctor is accused of negligence in an operation he performed on a Minnesota woman. Dr. Robert Sticca is being sued by Gina and Jason Bowles.

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Fargo claims Sticca mistakenly removed an incorrect rib while operating on Gina Bowles in February, 2013.

The couple claims that because of Sticca's negligence, Bowles needed additional surgery; resulting in pain, suffering, disability and emotional distress. They’re seeking damages in excess of $75,000.

Sticca is the chairman and program director of the department of surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.