Florida’s top doctor on Monday issued an emergency order prohibiting a Miami physician from performing liposuction and fat transfer surgeries — a process marketed as a Brazilian butt lift — after one of his patients died in December while undergoing the popular procedure at a storefront clinic on Southwest Eighth Street.

Arnaldo Valls, a family doctor who is not board certified in any specialty, was accused of medical malpractice for his treatment of Kizzy London, a 40-year-old woman from Baton Rouge who underwent surgery with Valls at Jolie Surgery Center, a clinic that has changed names repeatedly after other patient deaths.

Claudia Puentes, manager of Jolie Plastic Surgery, which is affiliated with the surgery center, said the clinic learned on Tuesday of the restriction on Valls’ license. “At this specific time, the doctor will stop performing that specific procedure,” she said, referring to liposuction and fat transfer surgeries.

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