Discipline Committee Schedule

All hearings are held at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 80 College Street, Toronto, and commence at 9 a.m. in the first floor hearing chamber, unless otherwise stated. The physician’s current practice location as indicated on the Public Register is noted. This schedule is subject to change. If you plan to attend, or for further information, please contact the Communications Department by email or by telephone at 416-967-2611.

Directions to the College are available at the bottom of this page.


November 2018

Doctor

Hearing Date

Summary of Allegations

SHAMESS, Brian Albert
*Sault Ste Marie

November 1

Third Floor Council Chambers

  • Sexual abuse of patients.
  • 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.

HORRI, Mehdi
*Burlington

November 7
Penalty Hearing

On September 26, 2016, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Horri committed an act of professional misconduct in that he 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. On May 30, 2018, the Divisional Court granted Dr. Horri’s appeal of the Committee’s penalty decision and returned the matter of penalty to the Committee for redetermination.

THICKE, Brian Christopher
*Practice address not available

November 13
Motion

  • Sexual abuse of patients
  • Sexual impropriety with patients
  • 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.

PINTO, Christopher
*Toronto

November 16

  • Withdrawal

KAKAR, Ravi
*Markham

November 16

  • Found guilty of an offence relevant to suitability to practise
  • Failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession.
  • 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.
  • Incompetence

SHAMESS, Brian Albert
*Sault Ste Marie

November 19-23

Note: November 20 start time is 1 p.m.

  • Sexual abuse of patients.
  • 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.

SATGUNAM, Shean
*Winnipeg

November 19
Motion

9:30 a.m. start time at:
Neesons Reporting
77 King Street
Suite 2020, Toronto

  • 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.

GUIRGUIS, Emad Samir Luka
*Brampton

November 20
Reprimand

Reprimand to be delivered at 12:10 p.m.

On January 18, 2018, the Discipline Committee found that Dr. Emad Samir Luka Guirguis committed an act of professional misconduct, 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. On August 24, 2018, the Discipline Committee ordered and directed, amongst other things, that Dr. Guirguis appear before the Discipline Committee to be reprimanded.

SCHWARZ, Peter Robert
* Sault Ste Marie

November 26 – 30

  • Sexual abuse of a patient.
  • 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.

Directions to CPSO, 80 College Street, Toronto, ON

(north side of College at Elizabeth Street)

By public transit

  • From the Queen's Park subway station (University-Spadina line): one block east of University Avenue
  • From the College subway station (Yonge line): two blocks west of Yonge Street
  • The Carlton/College streetcar stops in front of the CPSO at Elizabeth Street/Dr. Emily Stowe Way

Parking

Underground parking is available at College Park, 777 Bay Street. Enter on the east side of Bay Street, south of College.

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