Picard, Pierre (CPSO#: 81153)

Current Status: Expired: Failure to Renew Membership as of 10 Aug 2017

CPSO Registration Class: None as of 10 Aug 2017

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Summary

Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, French

Education:University of Ottawa, 2004

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
Practice Address Not Available
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Professional Corporation Information

Corporation Name: Dr. Picard Medicine Professional Corporation

Certificate of Authorization Status: Inactive: Nov 29 2017

Medical Records Location

Instructions: Patients seeking a copy of their medical records may send their request to ppicard.neurology@gmail.com
Date Received: 02 Oct 2017

Specialties

Specialty Issued On Type
Neurology Effective: 30 Jun 2009 RCPSC Specialist

Postgraduate Training

Please note: This information may not be a complete record of postgraduate training.

McMaster University, 01 Jul 2004 to 30 Jun 2005
PostGrad Yr 1 - Neurology

McMaster University, 01 Jul 2005 to 30 Jun 2006
PostGrad Yr 2 - Neurology

McMaster University, 01 Jul 2006 to 30 Jun 2007
PostGrad Yr 3 - Neurology

McMaster University, 01 Jul 2007 to 30 Jun 2008
PostGrad Yr 4 - Neurology

McMaster University, 01 Jul 2008 to 30 Jun 2009
PostGrad Yr 5 - Neurology

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Postgraduate Education Certificate Effective: 01 Jul 2004
Transfer of class of registration to: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 30 Jun 2009
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 21 Sep 2016
Expired: Failure to Renew Membership Expiry: 10 Aug 2017

Pending Hearings

Summary: Allegations of Dr. Picard’s professional misconduct have been referred to the Discipline Committee of the College. It is alleged that Dr. Picard is incompetent and/or failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession in his care of patients. It is also alleged that Dr. Picard engaged in disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional conduct, including failing to comply with the College’s Out of Hospital Premises requirements; failing to co-operate with the College’s investigation, including by refusing to attend for an interview; inappropriate billings to OHIP, in his interactions with his office staff, and failing to maintain patient confidentiality. It is further alleged that Dr. Picard engaged in sexual abuse and/or disgraceful dishonourable or unprofessional conduct in respect of patients including, but not limited to, touching, behaviour and comments of an inappropriate and/or sexual nature, oral sex and sexual intercourse, inappropriate conduct regarding the provision of pre-filled syringes and medications, failing to maintain appropriate boundaries, including employing and offering to employ patients, and lending a patient money.

Notice of Hearing: Download Full Notice (PDF)

Concerns

Source: Member
Active Date: March 27, 2017
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr. Pierre Picard to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective March 27, 2017:

Dr. Picard is the subject of College investigations regarding his conduct. Dr. Picard has voluntarily undertaken:

Dr. Picard has agreed not to engage in any professional encounter with any female patients of any age, in any jurisdiction.

Dr. Picard shall post a sign in the waiting room(s) and in each examination room and consulting room, in all Practice Locations, in a clearly visible and secure location, that states: “Dr. Picard has agreed not to see female patients or have any professional encounter with any female patient. Further information may be found on the College website at www.cpso.on.ca”.


Source: Member
Active Date: February 3, 2017
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Criminal Charges:

Effective May 29, 2015, where a member has been charged with an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada or the Ontario Health Insurance Act and the charge is outstanding and is known to the College, the College By-laws require certain information about the charge to be posted on the register.

The following are outstanding charges against this member, as known to the College, together with the corresponding information:

It is alleged that, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada, at the City of Hamilton, Pierre Picard did sexually assault:

(1) AA on or about June 8, 2016;
(2) BB on or about July 27, 2016;
(3) CC on or about January 16, 2015;
(4) DD on or between September 1, 2015 and September 30, 2015;
(5) DD on or between November 1, 2015 and November 30, 2015;
(6) EE on or between June 1, 2016 and August 31, 2016 (two counts);
(7) FF on or between June 1, 2015 and August 31, 2015;
(8) FF on or between October 1, 2015 and October 31, 2015;
(9) GG on or between June 1, 2015 and August 31, 2015;
(10) HH on or between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016; and
(11) HH on or between July 1, 2016 and July 31, 2016.

Date of charges: Nov 30, 2016; Dec 16, 2016; Feb 3, 2017
Place of charges: Hamilton, Ontario
Hamilton Police Service


Source: Member
Active Date: December 2, 2016
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Bail Conditions:

Effective December 4, 2014, the College By-laws require members to report to the College any currently existing conditions of release (“bail conditions”) following a charge for a criminal or provincial offence or subsequent to a finding of guilt and pending appeal. The following are conditions of release made against this member that relate to this member’s practice of medicine:

[November 30, 2016]
-Dr. Picard is not to have any encounters with female patients, including conducting any physical examinations or medical procedures on female patients, except or unless in the presence of a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario approved chaperone who is a regulated health care professional who has signed an undertaking.
-Within 24 hours of his release, Dr. Picard is to post in a visible area of the waiting area in each room where he is conducting any medical procedures or examinations, a notification stating his name and that he will not perform any physical examinations or medical procedures on female patients unless in the presence of a chaperone who is a regulated health care professional approved of by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
-Dr. Picard must not be alone in the company of a female patient while at work.
-Dr. Picard must notify his employer, including all hospitals, out of hospital premises and any and all work places, of the conditions of this bail upon return to work.
-Dr. Picard must keep an accurate, up-to-date log book of all interactions with patients. This log book will be made available for review to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario investigator, or his/her designate.
-These above mentioned conditions apply to all medical office settings, medical clinics, hospital settings and any other medical settings.