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We post the Discipline Committee's most recent decisions on this page as soon as they are available for approximately two months. All Discipline Committee decisions remain publicly available on the individual physician’s public registry. If you’re looking for decisions involving a specific physician, you can find it by searching for the physician’s name on the Find a Doctor page.

HEARING DETAILS
MEMBER NAME
Decision Date
April 6, 2020
DHANOA, Avtar Singh
*Brampton
Details

On June 26 2020, The Committee released its decision that Dr. Dhanoa committed an act of professional misconduct under clause 51(1)(a) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, in that he has been found guilty of an offence that is relevant to his suitability to practise; and under paragraph 1(1)33 of Ontario Regulation 856/93 made under the Medicine Act, 1991, in that he has engaged in an act or omission relevant to the practice of medicine that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional.

The Committee directed the Registrar to suspend Dr. Dhanoa’s certificate of registration for a period of five (5) months, commencing from April 8, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.  The Committee directed the Registrar to place the following terms, conditions and limitations on Dr. Dhanoa’s certificate of registration:

  • Dr. Dhanoa shall comply with the College Policy “Closing a Medical Practice”;
  • Dr. Dhanoa will participate in the PROBE Ethics & Boundaries Program offered by the Centre for Personalized Education for Professionals (“the PROBE program”) by receiving a passing evaluation or grade, without any condition or qualification. Dr. Dhanoa will complete the PROBE program within six (6) months of the date of this Order, and will provide proof to the College of his completion, including proof of registration and attendance and participant assessment reports, within one (1) month of completing it.

The Committee ordered Dr. Dhanoa to pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.00 within thirty (30) days from the date of the Order.


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Decision Date
April 6, 2020
RADDATZ, Elaine
*Toronto
Details

On June 24, 2020, the Committee released its full decision that found Dr. Raddatz engaged in professional misconduct under paragraph 1(1)33 of O Reg. 856/93, in that she engaged in acts or omissions relevant to the practice of medicine that would be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional.  The Registrar is to suspend Dr. Raddatz’s certificate of registration for a period of six (6) months, commencing from the later of October 6, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.; or 15 days after such date on which all declarations of emergency with regard to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 have been officially lifted from each of the City of Toronto, the Province of Ontario, and if applicable, the country of Canada.


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Decision Date
April 8, 2020
RABIU, Adegbenga Oulwaseun
*Ottawa
Details

On July 29, 2020, the Committee released its full Decision finding that Dr. Rabiu did contravene a limitation on his certificate of registration by treating an adult patient despite the fact that his practice was limited to pediatrics, and that this contravention is an act of professional misconduct. The College issued an order that Dr. Rabiu attend for a reprimand, have a four month suspension of his certificate of registration, have certain terms, conditions and limitations placed on his certificate of registration, and pay costs to the College in the amount of $29,036.00.


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Decision Date
April 15, 2020
NADON, Fernand Gaston Vincent
*Practice Address Not Available
Details

On July 14, 2020, the Discipline Committee found The Committee found that Dr. Nadon committed an act of professional misconduct under:

(i) clause 51(1)(b.1) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, in that he sexually abused a patient.

(ii)  paragraph 1(1)33 of Ontario Regulation 856/93 made under the Medicine Act, 1991, in that he has engaged in an act or omission relevant to the practice of medicine that, having regarding to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or  unprofessional.

(iii) clause 51(1)(a) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, in that he has been found guilty of an offence relevant to his suitability to practice.

The Discipline Committee ordered Dr. Nadon to attend before the panel to be reprimanded. The Discipline Committee directed the Registrar to revoke Dr. Nadon’s certificate of registration effective immediately. The Discipline Committee ordered Dr. Nadon to pay costs to the College in the amount of $6000.00 within 30 days of the date of the Order.


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Decision Date
April 24, 2020
SHAMJI, Mohammed Farid
*Practice Address Not Available
Details

On June 9, 2020, The Discipline Committee directed the Registrar to revoke Dr. Shamji’s certificate of registration effective immediately.  Having regard to these facts, the Committee accepted Dr. Shamji’s admission and  found that he committed an act of professional misconduct under clause 51(1)(a) of  the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, in that he has been found guilty of an offence that is relevant to  his suitability to practice. On May 9, 2019, Dr. Shamji was sentenced to life imprisonment, with the parole ineligibility period set at 14 years.


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Decision Date
May 11, 2020
SINGH, Kunwar Raj
*Toronto
Details

On July 6, 2020, on the basis of an Agreed Statement of Facts on Liability and Admission, the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (“the College”) found that Dr. Kunwar Raj Singh (“Dr. Singh”) committed an act of professional misconduct, in that in that he engaged in an act or omission relevant to the practice of medicine that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional.  The Discipline Committee ordered:

  • Dr. Singh to attend before the panel to be reprimanded
  • Dr. Singh to pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.00 within 30 days of the date of the Order.

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