A University of Miami neurologist is at the heart of sex-at-work-with-a-patient allegations after he filed a restraining order against a patient and former lover, according to a police report and Miami-Dade County court documents.
Family Court Judge Joseph Davis is set to hear a plea by the very married Dr. Bruno Gallo, a brain surgery specialist, for a restraining order against ex-Jackson Memorial Hospital occupational therapist Lisa Morse. The hearing is set for Dec.12.
According to records, Gallo called Miami Police after he wrote Morse a “Dear Jane” letter in October. He told police that Morse was stalking him, his wife and young child.
One incident reported to police, records show, was Gallo’s discovery of the words “no more I love yous” carved into the passenger door of his car.
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UM’s Miller School of Medicine security is circulating Morse’s photo with instructions to escort her off the property.
Morse denies any wrongdoing and has been fighting back through her attorney, Mark Berkley. Davis turned down Gallo for an emergency no-contact order last month.
Berkley says he is including Gallo’s hand-written breakup letter to Morse in the court file. It ends with this warning: “You were one of multiple affairs, you should get tested.”
Gallo’s letter asks that Morse stop contacting him so that he could work on his marriage.
Gallo didn’t respond to three separate emails for comment.
A source provided the copy of a complaint anonymously sent by Gallo’s staffers to school officials on July28. It spells out how Gallo’s carrying on with Morse at the office made one employee “uncomfortable and uneasy.”
The school’s response came Sept.15 and reads: “The investigation of his matter has been completed, and appropriate action has been taken. … Findings must remain confidential.”
When asked about the formal complaint, UM spokeswoman Margot Winick wrote in an email that she’s “unable to comment on personnel matters.”
Berkley confirmed that his client and Gallo cohabitated in the 1990s but broke it off for several years. Gallo eventually married a nurse in 2008, according to records. In time, he accepted Morse as a patient, Berkley said.
Remember Derek Hayward? The flamboyant British-accented WSVN-Channel 7 star who resigned his street reporting job unexpectedly last year after 22 years is about to be become a radio host.
Hayward starts his new gig at 6a.m. Monday on Fort Lauderdale’s WFTL-850AM.
Hayward is moving into the drive-time slot left open with Gerard Campbell’s departure. He’ll be paired up with Karen Curtis on a news-talk program that’s supposed to deliver news with banter.
“Derek’s British accent is definitely an asset,” said GM Steve Lapa. “In today’s radio landscape, you need to stand out.”
Miami Beach rapper Lil Wayne fought the IRS and won. Sort of.
Last year, the tatted-out singer was slapped with a federal income lien for $12,155,084 in unpaid taxes going back to 2011.
His peeps convinced The Man that his calculations may have been off.
So the agency just refiled the lien against his house here — for $11,979,365. Hey, that’s $175,719 less.