Ezeanya, Mary Angeleen Ngozi (CPSO#: 95200)

Current Status: Active Member as of 02 Jun 2011

CPSO Registration Class: Restricted as of 16 Jan 2019

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Summary

Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken: English, Igbo

Education:UNIVERSITY OF JOS, 1987

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
Family Health Centre
23 Main Street
Waterford ON  N0E 1Y0
Phone: (519) 443-6694
Fax: (519) 443-6829
Electoral District: 04

Specialties

Specialty Issued On Type
Family Medicine Effective: 16 Dec 2010 CFPC Specialist

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 02 Jun 2011
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 16 Jan 2019
Terms and conditions imposed on certificate by member Effective: 16 Jan 2019

Practice Restrictions

Imposed By Effective Date Expiry Date Status  
member Effective: 16 Jan 2019 Active View Details [+]
            As from January 16, 2019, the following terms, conditions and limitations are
            imposed on the certificate of registration held by Dr. Mary Angeleen Ngozi
            Ezeanya, in accordance with an undertaking and consent Dr. Ezeanya has given to
            the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

                               UNDERTAKING, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND CONSENT 
                                            ("Undertaking")

                                                  of

                                    DR. MARY ANGELEEN NGOZI EZEANYA
                                            ("Dr. Ezeanya")

                                                  to 

                             COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO
                                            (the "College")


            A.    PREAMBLE

            (1)   In this Undertaking:

                  "Code" means the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2
                  to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18, as
                  amended; 
                  
                  "ICR Committee" means the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee of
                  the College;
                  
                  "NMS" means the Drug Program Services Branch, the Narcotics Monitoring
                  System implemented under the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010;
                  
                  "OHIP" means the Ontario Health Insurance Plan;
                  
                  "Public Register" means the College's register that is available to the
                  public.
                  
            (2)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, certificate of registration number 95200, am a member of
                  the College.  

            (3)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that following a public complaint, the
                  College conducted an investigation bearing File Number 1100539 (the
                  "Investigation") into my family medicine practice.




            B.    UNDERTAKING

            (4)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to abide by the provisions of this Undertaking,
                  effective immediately.

            (5)   Professional Education  

                  (a)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to participate in and successfully
                        complete all aspects of the detailed IEP, attached hereto as
                        Appendix "A", including all of the following professional education
                        (the "Professional Education"):
                  
                  1.    University of Toronto Safer Opioid Prescribing program; 
                  
                  2.    University of Toronto Medical Record Keeping course; 
                  
                  3.    A self-directed review of the following: 
                  
                        (i)   College Policy Statement #7-16: Prescribing Drugs;
                  
                        (ii)  College Policy Statement #4-12: Medical Records; and
                  
                        (iii) The 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic
                              Non-Cancer Pain; 
                  
                  (b)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to provide proof to the College of my
                        successful completion of the Professional Education, including
                        proof of registration and attendance and participant assessment
                        reports, within one (1) month of completing it. I acknowledge that
                        the College will determine, in its sole discretion, whether I have
                        successfully completed the Professional Education.
                  
                  (c)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to complete this requirement by the first
                        possible opportunity.
                  
                  (d)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that a report or reports may be
                        provided to the College regarding my progress and compliance with
                        the Professional Education.
                  
            (6)   Reassessment of Practice

                  (a)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake that, approximately six (6) months after
                        the completion of the Professional Education set out in section (5)
                        above, I will submit to a reassessment of my practice ("the
                        Reassessment") by an assessor or assessors selected by the College
                        (the "Assessor" or "Assessors").  I acknowledge that the
                        Reassessment shall include a chart review of a minimum of fifteen
                        (15) charts and may include: direct observation of my care, an
                        interview with me, interviews with colleagues and co-workers,
                        feedback from patients and any other tools deemed necessary by the
                        College.
                  
                  (b)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to co-operate fully with the
                        Reassessment, conducted under the terms of this Undertaking. 
                  
                  (c)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that the results of the Reassessment
                        will be provided to me and reported to the College and the
                        Reassessment may form the basis of further action by the College.

            (7)   Monitoring 

                  (a)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake to inform the College of each and every
                        location that I practise or have privileges, including, but not
                        limited to, any hospitals, clinics, offices, and any Independent
                        Health Facilities with which I am affiliated, in any jurisdiction
                        (collectively my "Practice Location" or "Practice Locations"),
                        within five (5) days of executing this Undertaking.  Going forward,
                        I further undertake to inform the College of any and all new
                        Practice Locations within five (5) days of commencing practice at
                        that location.
                  
                  (b)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, undertake that I will submit to, and not interfere
                        with, unannounced inspections of my Practice Locations and patient
                        records by a College representative for the purposes of monitoring
                        my compliance with the provisions of this Undertaking.
                  
                  (c)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, give my irrevocable consent to the College to make
                        appropriate enquiries of OHIP, NMS and/or any person who or
                        institution that may have relevant information, in order for the
                        College to monitor my compliance with the provisions of this
                        Undertaking. 
                  
                  (d)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that I have executed the OHIP and NMS
                        consent forms, attached hereto as Appendix "B" and Appendix "C",
                        respectively. 
                  
            C.    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

            (8)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that all appendices attached to or referred
                  to in this Undertaking form part of this Undertaking.

            (9)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge and undertake that I shall be solely
                  responsible for payment of all fees, costs, charges, expenses, etc.
                  arising from the implementation of any of the provisions of this
                  Undertaking. 

            (10)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that I have read and understand the
                  provisions of this Undertaking and that I have obtained independent legal
                  counsel in reviewing and executing this Undertaking, or have waived my
                  right to do so.



            (11)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that the College will provide this
                  Undertaking to any Chief of Staff, or a colleague with similar
                  responsibilities, at any Practice Location ("Chief of Staff" or "Chiefs
                  of Staff").


            (12)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that a breach by me of any provision of this
                  Undertaking may constitute an act of professional misconduct and/or
                  incompetence, and may result in a referral of specified allegations to
                  the Discipline Committee of the College.

            (13)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that this Undertaking constitutes terms,
                  conditions, and limitations on my certificate of registration for the
                  purposes of section 23 of the Code. 

            (14)  Public Register

                  (a)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that, during the time period that this
                        Undertaking remains in effect, this Undertaking shall be posted on
                        the Public Register.
                  
                  (b)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that, in addition to this Undertaking
                        being posted in accordance with section (14)(a) above, the
                        following summary shall be posted on the Public Register during the
                        time period that this Undertaking remains in effect:
                  
                        A College investigation was conducted into Dr. Ezeanya's family
                        medicine practice. As a result of the investigation:
                  
                        Dr. Ezeanya will engage in professional education in medical record
                        keeping and opioid prescribing.
                  
                        Dr. Ezeanya's practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected
                        by the College within 6 months of the completion of the
                        professional education.
                  
                  (c)   I, Dr. Ezeanya, acknowledge that this Undertaking remains in effect
                        until the College determines its terms are satisfied.
                  
            D.    CONSENT

            (15)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide the
                  following information to any person who requires this information for the
                  purposes of facilitating my completion of the Professional Education
                  and/or to all Assessors:

                  (a)   any information the College has that led to the circumstances of my
                        entering into this Undertaking;
                  
                  (b)   any information arising from any investigation into, or assessment
                        of, my practice; and 
                  
                  (c)   any information arising from the monitoring of my compliance with
                        this Undertaking.
                  
            (16)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide all
                  Chiefs of Staff with any information the College has that led to the
                  circumstances of my entering into this Undertaking and/or any information
                  arising from the monitoring of my compliance with this Undertaking.

            (17)  I, Dr. Ezeanya, give my irrevocable consent to any persons who facilitate
                  my completion of the Professional Education, and to all Chiefs of Staff
                  and Assessors, to disclose to the College, and to one another, any of the
                  following:

                  (a)   any information relevant to this Undertaking;
                  
                  (b)   any information relevant to the Reassessment;
                  
                  (c)   any information relevant for the purposes of monitoring my
                        compliance with this Undertaking; and/or  
                  
                  (d)   any information which comes to their attention in the course of
                        providing the Professional Education and which they reasonably
                        believes indicates a potential risk of harm to my patients.

Concerns

Source: Member
Active Date: January 16, 2019
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr. Mary Angeleen Ngozi Ezeanya to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective January 16, 2019:

A College investigation was conducted into Dr. Ezeanya’s family medicine practice. As a result of the investigation:
Dr. Ezeanya will engage in professional education in medical record keeping and opioid prescribing.
Dr. Ezeanya’s practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected by the College within 6 months of the completion of the professional education.