” The essential elements of medical malpractice are (1) a deviation or departure from accepted medical practice, and (2) evidence that such departure was a proximate cause of injury'” (Barnett v Fashakin, 85 AD3d 832, 834, quoting DiMitri v Monsouri, 302 AD2d 420, 421; see Guzzi v Gewirtz, 82 AD3d 838).

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