News Release

2015 - 9 - 29 - Discipline Committee Decisions

Dr. Rajesh Mohan; Dr. Tariq Iqbal

Sep 29, 2015

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (“the College”) is the licensing and disciplinary body for physicians in Ontario.  Discipline hearings are held to decide allegations of professional misconduct and/or incompetence, and are open to the public.  The College is releasing brief summaries of recent discipline hearing results.  A detailed decision and reasons for the decision is posted on the College’s website as it becomes available.  To access more information, enter the doctor’s name in the Public Register – All Doctors Search section of the College’s website at www.cpso.on.ca and click on “view details”, or use the link to each doctor’s profile, provided below.

Dr. Rajesh Mohan, Etobicoke.  On September 22, 2015, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Mohan committed acts of professional misconduct, in that he failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession; and he engaged in disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional conduct. Dr. Mohan admitted to the allegations.

A detailed summary of the decision and the penalty ordered by the Discipline Committee is available on the public register at Dr. Mohan’s profile.

Dr. Tariq Iqbal, Brockville.  On September 24, 2015, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Iqbal committed acts of professional misconduct, in that he has engaged in sexual abuse in respect of four patients; he has engaged in disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional conduct; and he has failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession. Dr. Iqbal had denied the allegations.

A penalty hearing is yet to be scheduled.

A detailed summary of the decision on the findings of professional misconduct is available on the public register at Dr. Iqbal’s profile.