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Judge says octuplets doc should keep license

(Right) In this July 27, 2009 file photo, Nadya Suleman arrives at the courthouse in City of Orange, Calif. (Left) Dr. Michael Kamrava, the fertility doctor who treated octoplets mother Nadya Suleman, is shown in this file photo. (KABC / AP Photo)

January 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A judge recommended that the fertility doctor who treated octuplets mother Nadya Suleman should keep his license but be put on probation for five years.

Dr. Michael Kamrava has acknowledged implanting Suleman with 12 embryos, which is six times what is normal for a woman her age. The pregnancy resulted in her having octuplets. They were born in January 2009.

The judge said revoking Kamrava's license is too severe, but he should be placed on probation for his substandard treatment of Suleman and two other patients.

The Medical Board of California, which has final say, will review the case on Thursday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.