Shenava, Ravishankar Thimmangur (CPSO#: 60275)

Current Status: Expired: Resigned from membership as of 08 Aug 2018

CPSO Registration Class: None as of 08 Aug 2018

Indicates a concern or additional information

Summary

Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, Kannada, Tulu

Education:Mysore University, 1974

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
Practice Address Not Available
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Professional Corporation Information

Corporation Name: Shenava Medicine Professional Corporation

Certificate of Authorization Status: Issued Date:  Sep 28 2007

Shareholders:
Dr. M. Shenava ( CPSO# 60276 )
Dr. R. Shenava ( CPSO# 60275 )

Business Address:
Suite 345
600 Tecumseh Road East
Windsor ON  N8X 4X9
Phone Number: (519) 977-9550

Medical Records Location

Address: DOCUdavit Solutions 28 Eugene Street Toronto, ON M6B 3Z4 Phone: 1-888-781-9083
Date Received: 22 May 2018

Specialties

Specialty Issued On Type
Psychiatry Effective: 10 Jun 1987 RCPSC Specialist

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 01 Sep 1988
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 03 Jul 2015
Terms and conditions imposed on certificate Effective: 03 Jul 2015
Terms and conditions amended by member Effective: 14 Jun 2016
Terms and conditions amended by member Effective: 13 Oct 2017
Suspension of registration imposed: Discipline Committee Effective: 12 Feb 2018
Expired: Resigned from membership. Expiry: 08 Aug 2018

Pending Hearings

Summary: Allegations of Dr. Shenava’s professional misconduct have been referred to the Discipline Committee of the College. It is alleged that Dr. Shenava engaged in disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional conduct, and in the sexual abuse of eleven patients by, among other things making remarks that were inappropriate and/or of a sexual nature, by touching various parts of his patients’ bodies in a manner that was inappropriate and/or of a sexual nature and by hugging and kissing patients.

Notice of Hearing: Download Full Notice (PDF)

Hearing Status: Adjourned

Concerns

Source: Other
Active Date: September 12, 2018
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Criminal Finding(s)

If, on or after June 1, 2015, a member is found guilty under the Criminal Code of Canada or the Ontario Health Insurance Act, the College By-laws require certain information about the finding of guilt to be posted on the register if the information is known to the College.

The following are findings of guilt made against this member on or after June 1, 2015, as known to the College, together with the corresponding information:

On September 6, 2018, Ravi T. Shenava was found guilty of three counts of assault against three persons contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada and sentenced to two years’ probation. Dr. Shenava was ordered to pay a fine of $3,000, plus a victim surcharge of $900. He was also ordered:

(a) not to associate, contact or communicate with five specified persons;
(b) not to be within 100 metres of any known place of employment, residence or education of five specified persons;
(c) to resign his license to practise medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and not reapply to practise medicine in Canada; and
(d) not to act in Canada as a counsellor to patients in the future.


Source: Member
Active Date: October 13, 2017
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr. Ravishankar Thimmangur Shenava to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective October 13, 2017:

Dr. Shenava is the subject of a referral to the Discipline Committee into allegations that he engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient; and 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. As a result of the referral:

Dr. Shenava must not engage in any professional encounters, in person or otherwise, with patients of any age, in any jurisdiction, unless the patient encounter takes place in the continuous presence of a monitor who is a regulated health professional acceptable to the College, and unless the other requirements provided in Dr. Shenava’s Undertaking with the College are fulfilled. For further clarity, Dr. Shenava must not be alone with any patient during any professional encounter.

Dr. Shenava shall post a sign in all waiting rooms, examination rooms and consulting rooms, in all Practice Locations, in a clearly visible and secure location, that states: “Dr. Shenava must not have professional encounters, in person or otherwise, with patients of any age, unless in the continuous presence of a practice monitor acceptable to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Shenava must not be alone with any patient during any professional encounter. Further information may be found on the College website at www.cpso.on.ca”.


Source: Member
Active Date: June 14, 2016
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr. Ravishankar Thimmangur Shenava to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective June 14, 2016:

Dr. Shenava is the subject of a referral to the Discipline Committee into allegations that he engaged in sexual abuse of patients and conduct 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. As a result of the referral:

Dr. Shenava must not engage in any professional encounter with any female patients of any age, in any jurisdiction.

Dr. Shenava shall post a sign in the waiting room(s) and in each examination room and consulting room, in all his Practice Locations, in a clearly visible and secure location, that states: “Dr. Shenava must not 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”.