Boston Neurosurgeon Arrested Going 118 mph in an Audi A8

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In “Not so Smart for a Doctor” news, a neurosurgeon at Tufts Medical Center in Boston was arrested on Sunday, after he was picked up by police traveling nearly 120 miles per hour on a highway in New Hampshire in a 2011 Audi A8.

Adel M. Malek, 48, of Weston, Massachusetts, was traveling on Interstate 89 South in Grantham, N.H., at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, when police clocked his vehicle traveling at 118 miles per hour in a 65-mile-per-hour zone, according to the New Hampshire State Police.

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According to the Boston Globe, Trooper Peter Hurkett stopped  Malek and took him into custody for reckless driving, from which he was later released on bail.

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Malek is the chief of the division of neurovascular Surgery at Tufts Medical Center, and a professor at Tufts University Medical School. In 2012, he was named “Top Doctor,” by U.S. News & World Report, and in 2011 was selected to “Boston Super Doctors.”

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