Who agreed in the hospital over a dial service agreement a senior consultant treatment, may not be easily operated by another doctor. The set now, the german Bundesgerichtshof (Supreme Court, AZ: VI ZR 75/15) clear.
Chief physicians appear in many luxurious performance areas of a hospital. In this concrete benefits but provided by subordinate staff. The chief doctor can not be available 24 hours, 365 days a year anywhere.