Discipline Committee Schedule

All hearings are held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 80 College Street, Toronto, and commence at 9:00 a.m. in the first floor hearing chamber, unless otherwise stated. The physician’s current practice location as indicated on the Public Register is noted. This schedule is subject to change. If you plan to attend, or for further information, please contact the Communications Department by email or by telephone at 416-967-2611.

Directions to the College available here.


March 2017

Doctor

Hearing Date

Summary of Allegations

BEAIRSTO, William Arthur Damian
*(Practice address not available)

March 6-7
(Penalty Hearing)

On August 5, 2016, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Beairsto committed an act of professional misconduct, in that he engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient and 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.

PARDIS, Bijan
*(Markham)

March 8

  • Failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession.
  • Incompetence.

PEIROVY, Javad
*(North York)

March 8 at 4:30 p.m.
(Penalty Hearing Scheduling Conference)

On July 17, 2015, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Peirovy committed acts of professional misconduct in that:  he engaged in the sexual abuse of patients; he engaged in conduct or 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; and, he has been found guilty of an offence that is relevant to his suitability to practise. On January 17, 2017, the Divisional Court granted the College’s appeal of the Committee’s April 27, 2016 penalty decision, quashed the penalty imposed and remitted the matter to the Discipline Committee to impose a penalty. On January 30, 2017, Dr. Peirovy filed a motion for leave to appeal the decision of the Divisional Court to the Court of Appeal and for an order staying the decision of the Divisional Court pending leave, and if leave is granted, pending the disposition of the appeal.

HILL, David James
*(Practice address not available)

March 9
(Penalty Hearing)

On December 2, 2016, the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario found that Dr. David James Hill committed an act of professional misconduct in that he failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession and in that he has engaged in conduct or 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 also found that Dr. Hill was incompetent.

ROCHE, Susan Louise
*(Orleans)

March 13

  • Failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession.
  • 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.
  • Incompetence.

FENTON, Peter Michael
*(Toronto)

March 20

  • Failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession
  • 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.
  • Incompetence

MITCHELL, Paul Albert
*(Orleans)

March 24
(Motion)

  • Failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession
  • Engaged in sexual abuse of a patient
  • 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.
  • Incompetence

ASTAWAN, Leanne
*(Kitchener)

March 27

Withdrawal of allegations.

YAGHINI, Reza
*(Barrie)

March 27-29
(Penalty Hearing)

On December 21, 2016, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Yaghini committed an act of professional misconduct, in that he engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient and 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.

BEAIRSTO, William Arthur Damian
*(Practice address not available)

March 31
(Penalty Hearing)

On August 5, 2016, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Beairsto committed an act of professional misconduct, in that he engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient and 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.

Directions to CPSO, 80 College Street, Toronto, ON

(north side of College at Elizabeth Street)

By public transit

  • From the Queen's Park subway station (University-Spadina line): one block east of University Avenue
  • From the College subway station (Yonge line): two blocks west of Yonge Street
  • The Carlton/College streetcar stops in front of the CPSO at Elizabeth Street/Dr. Emily Stowe Way

Parking

Underground parking is available at College Park, 777 Bay Street. Enter on the east side of Bay Street, south of College.

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