Taniguchi, Alan (CPSO#: 59999)

Current Status: Active Member as of 14 Aug 2007

CPSO Registration Class: Restricted as of 10 May 2017

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Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English

Education:University of Alberta, 1988

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
David Braley Health Sciences Centre
100 Main Street West - 2nd Floor
Hamilton ON  L8P 1H6
Phone: (905) 525-9140 Ext. 20494
Electoral District: 04

Hospital Privileges

Hospital Location
Hamilton Health Sciences Centre McMaster & Childrens Hosp,McMaster & Children's Hospital Hamilton
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation,St. Peter's Hospital Hamilton
Hamilton Health Sciences,Chedoke Hospital Site Hamilton
Hamilton Health Sciences,General Site Hamilton
Hamilton Health Sciences,Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Hamilton

Postgraduate Training

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

McMaster University, 01 Jul 1990 to 30 Jun 1991
Resident 3 - Family Medicine

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Postgraduate Education Certificate Effective: 01 Jul 1988
Transfer of class of registration to: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 23 Apr 1991
Expired: Failure to Renew Membership Expiry: 11 Aug 2007
Subsequent certificate of registration Issued: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 14 Aug 2007
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 10 May 2017
Terms and conditions amended by Quality Assurance Committee Effective: 07 Jun 2017

Practice Restrictions

Imposed By Effective Date Expiry Date Status  
Quality Assurance Committee Effective: 07 Jun 2017 Active View Details [+]
            As from May 10, 2017, by order of the Quality Assurance Committee of the
            College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the following terms, conditions
            and limitations are imposed on the certificate of registration held by Dr. Alan

            1.    Effective immediately, Dr. Taniguchi must obtain, at his own expense, a
                  clinical supervisor ("Clinical Supervisor") who is acceptable to the
                  College and who has signed an Undertaking in the form attached hereto as
                  Schedule "A".  The supervision will include the following:  

                  i.    Commencing on the date the Clinical Supervisor signs  Schedule "A",
                        Dr. Taniguchi must meet with the Clinical Supervisor every month
                        and review ten(10) of his long term care patient charts to discuss
                        Dr. Taniguchi's documentation, preventative care and maintenance
                        and his professionalism. 
                  ii.   The Clinical Supervisor will report to the College every three
            2.    If Dr. Taniguchi is unable to obtain a Clinical Supervisor as set out in
                  paragraph 1 above, within fourteen days of the date of this Order, Dr.
                  Taniguchi must cease practising long term care immediately until such
                  time as he has obtained a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College. 

            3.    If Dr. Taniguchi is required to cease practicing long term care as a
                  result of section (2) above, this will constitute a term, condition or
                  limitation on his certificate of registration and said term, condition or
                  limitation will be included on the public register.

            4.    This Order will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on May 9, 2018, unless
                  rescinded or varied by the Quality Assurance Committee.  


Source: QA Committee
Active Date: July 15, 2016
Expiry Date:
Specified Continuing Education and Remediation Program:

Where the Quality Assurance Committee has made a decision on or after June 1, 2016 in which the disposition includes a Specified Continuing Education and Remediation Program (“SCERP”), the College By-laws require that the elements of the SCERP be posted on the register. A SCERP is one of the dispositions that the Quality Assurance Committee may make in connection with a matter before it, and this disposition requires the member to complete an education and remediation program specified for the member. A note will also be posted when all the elements of the SCERP have been completed.

See PDF for the summary of a decision made against this member in which the disposition includes a SCERP:
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