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We post the Discipline Committee's most recent decisions on this page as soon as they are available for approximately two months. All Discipline Committee decisions remain publicly available on the individual physician’s public registry. If you’re looking for decisions involving a specific physician, you can find it by searching for the physician’s name on the Find a Doctor page.

HEARING DETAILS
MEMBER NAME
Decision Date
May 13, 2019
DENYS, Allen Phillip
*Practice address not available
Details

On May 13, 2019, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Allen Phillip Denys committed an act of professional misconduct by ordering tests for his patients without appropriate clinical indication, for which he and members of his family obtained a benefit; and by failing to declare his conflicts of interest until August 16, 2017.

In response, the Discipline Committee ordered and directed that Dr. Denys be suspended for a period of four (4) months; that he participate in and pass an ethics and boundaries program; that he attend before the panel to be reprimanded; and that he pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.


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Decision Date
May 13, 2019
ISRAEL, Koma Diryawish
*Practice address not available
Details

On May 13, 2019, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Koma Diraywish Israel committed an act of professional misconduct.

In response, the Discipline Committee ordered and directed that Dr. Israel be suspended for a period of one (1) month; that he participate in and pass an ethics and boundaries program; that he attend before the panel to be reprimanded; and that he pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.


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Decision Date
May 10, 2019
BROWN, Jeffrey Marlowe
*Practice address not available
Details

On May 10, 2019, on the basis of an Agreed Statement of Facts and Admission, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Brown committed an act of professional misconduct. Dr. Brown agreed that there were deficiencies in his patient record-keeping; that he failed to comply with the CPSO’s Complementary/Alternative Medicine policy; that he inappropriately provided care to a member of his family; and was disrespectful to CPSO investigators.

In response, the Discipline Committee ordered and directed that Dr. Brown be suspended for a period of two (2) months; that he attend before the panel to be reprimanded; that he complete a course on communications and ethics; that he practice under a CPSO-approved supervisor for a period of twelve (12) months; that he cooperate with unannounced inspections and to monitoring of his OHIP billings; and that he pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.


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Decision Date
May 10, 2019
TANIGUCHI, Alan
*Practice address not available
Details

On May 10, 2019, on the basis of an Agreed Statement of Facts and Admission (Liability), the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Taniguchi committed an act of professional misconduct.

In response, the Discipline Committee ordered and directed that Dr. Israel be suspended for a period of two (2) months; that he attend before the panel to be reprimanded; and that he pay costs to the College in the amount of $6,000.


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Decision Date
April 30, 2019
SLOKA, Jeffrey Scott
*Practice address not available
Details

On April 30, 2019, on the basis of a Statement of Uncontested Facts and Plea of No Contest, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Jeffrey Scott Sloka had engaged in the sexual abuse of multiple patients and has committed professional misconduct.

The Discipline Committee ordered that Dr. Sloka's certificate of registration be revoked effective immediately; that Dr. Sloka reimburse the College to support the costs of therapy for victims in the amount of $64,240; that he pay the College $6,000 for the costs of the hearing; and that he be reprimanded by the Discipline Committee. In addition, Dr. Sloka has signed an undertaking agreeing to never apply or re-apply to practise medicine in Ontario or any other jurisdiction.

Dr. Sloka waived his right to an appeal under subsection 70(1) of the Code and the Committee administered the public reprimand.


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Decision Date
April 30, 2019
EL-TATARI, Bassam Mohamed Khalil Darwish
*Practice address not available
Details

On April 30, 2019, on the basis of a Statement of Uncontested Facts and Plea of No Contest, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Bassam Mohamed Khalil Darwish El-Tatari committed an act of professional misconduct.

In response, the Discipline Committee ordered that the El-Tatari’s certificate of registration be suspended for a period of five months; that he attend before the panel to be reprimanded; that he successfully complete successfully  complete  the Managing the Risks Inherent in Doctor-Patient Relationships course;  that Dr. El-Tatari shall not engage in any professional encounters of any kind, in person or otherwise, with patients, unless the patient encounter takes place in the presence of a College-approved monitor; and that he pay costs to the CPSO in the amount of $6,000.

Dr. El-Tatari waived his right to an appeal under subsection 70(1) of the Code and the Committee administered a public reprimand.


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Decision Date
April 16, 2019
GILL, Harmander Singh
*Practice address not available
Details

On April 16, 2019, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Gill committed an act of professional misconduct for failing to cooperate with observation and oversight of his practice. The Discipline Committee also found Dr. Gill to be incompetent. A penalty hearing is scheduled for May 21 and 22, 2019.


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