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Miami doctor reportedly suspended over video of alleged drunken assault on Uber driver

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 18:56:14-05

WARNING: The footage embedded below contains multiple instances of profanity throughout the video, viewer discretion is advised. 

MIAMI — A fourth-year neurology resident in Florida has reportedly been suspended after video surfaced that appears to show her physically and verbally assaulting an Uber driver before trashing his car and throwing his possessions out into the street.

According to the YouTube video description for the footage, which has been viewed more than three million times since Tuesday, someone else had called for an Uber when the woman got into the back seat and refused to get out, demanding a ride. The video reportedly begins after she eventually got out of the car and got into a confrontation with the driver.

The footage was shot Saturday and shows Dr. Anjali Ramkissoon, according to WSVN in Miami, who also reports the woman is in danger of losing her job with Jackson Health System.

During the nearly five-minute video, the woman berates the driver, knees him and slaps him, at one point getting into the car and demanding the driver “get in the f—- car” repeatedly. When the driver did not get in, she appears to begin throwing his belongings out into the street.

As the driver is talking on the phone with a 911 dispatcher, he says the woman attacked him. The woman can be heard yelling, “I am a 5-foot girl that weighs 100 pounds…. I am getting, like, really belligerent right now, so.”

At the end of the video the woman says good night and begins to walk off, and according to the YouTube description police arrived and the Uber driver accepted a settlement. WSVN reports the police arrived and the driver declined to press charges. 

Uber has reportedly suspended the woman’s account, telling WSVN in a statement: “Uber expects everyone in our community to treat each other with respect and common courtesy, and we have a zero tolerance policy for all forms of harassment and abuse. We have suspended this rider’s account as we investigate the incident.”

WSVN spoke with the woman’s neighbors and also obtained a statement from her employers about the incident, click here for details.