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In order to protect the health and safety of everyone involved and to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the CPSO has temporarily stopped in-person hearings in favour of virtual hearings. These proceedings remain open to the public. Anyone who wishes to observe the hearings via videoconference should contact [email protected].

HEARING DETAILS
MEMBER NAME
Decision Date

August 5, 2021
Penalty Hearing

Start time: 9 a.m.

TAN, Romeo Banzon
*Practice Address Not Available
Details

On June 2, 2021, the Committee released its order and reasons finding that Dr. Tan committed an act of professional misconduct:

  • under clause 51(1)(b.1) of the Health Professions Procedural Code which is schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c.18 (the “Code”) in that he engaged in sexual abuse of a patient; and
  • under paragraph 1(1)33 of Ontario Regulation 856/93, in that he has 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.

Given the Committee’s findings, the Committee made an interim order for immediate suspension of Dr. Tan’s certificate of registration, until such time as the Committee makes an order under subsection 51(5) or (5.2) of the Code.

A penalty hearing has been scheduled for August 5, 2021.


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Decision Date

August 16-20, 2021
Virtual Hearing

Start time: 9 a.m.

GARCIA PAN, Luis Cesar
*Practice Address Not Available
Details

Allegations of Dr. Garcia Pan’s professional misconduct have been referred to the Discipline Committee of the College. It is alleged that during a medical appointment in December, 2010, Dr. Garcia Pan engaged in the sexual abuse of a patient and/or in disgraceful, dishonorable or unprofessional conduct by, among other things, making inappropriate and/or sexual remarks to a patient, engaging in inappropriate and/or sexual touching of a patient and engaging in inappropriate and/or sexual behaviour towards a patient.


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Decision Date

August 23-27, 2021
Virtual Reinstatement Hearing

Start time 9 a.m.

KITAKUFE, John Justin Chrozy
*Practice Address Not Available
Details

On September 3, 2010 the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Kitkafue committed an act of professional misconduct in that he had been found guilty of an offence that is relevant to his suitability to practise; and that he had committed 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.

Discipline Committee ordered and directed:

  1. Kitakufe appear before the Discipline Committee to be reprimanded.
  1. The Registrar revoke Dr. Kitakufe’s certificate of registration effective immediately.
  1. Kitakufe shall pay to the College its costs fixed at $18,250.00 within six (6) months of the date of the order.

On January 5, 2017, the Registrar referred John Justin Kitakufe's application for reinstatement to the Discipline Committee.

A reinstatement hearing has been scheduled for August 23 – 27, 2021.


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NOTE:  The physician’s current location (*) as indicated on the Public Register is noted. This schedule is subject to change. For further information contact the Communications Department, 416-967-2611 or 1-800-268-7096 ext. 611.