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Comber family doctor to receive award for dedicated service

Dr. Raymond Anderson still makes house calls.

It’s one of the things that sets apart the Comber doctor in the way he practises medicine. For 42½ years, he has been available to his patients day or night. 331 more words

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COMMENTARY: Doctor's discipline case is example of doing the wrong thing for the right reason

The trade-offs between an individual’s rights and society’s needs will always be complex. We’ll never get it perfectly right. And a fascinating case in Ontario shows us exactly why that balance will remain forever out of each. 738 more words


Hearing set for local doctor accused of having sex with patient

A disciplinary hearing has been set for a local doctor accused of having sex with a patient.

Dr. Haider Hasnain, who was once president of the Essex County Medical Society, will face a discipline committee at a hearing in Toronto scheduled for Jan. 160 more words

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Regulator suspends Canadian sports doctor-to-the-stars for nine months, citing 'fundamental dishonesty'

A Toronto doctor who treated a who’s-who of U.S. professional athletes — and at one point was wrongly linked to sports doping — will not lose his right to practice medicine after all. 575 more words


Psychiatrist reprimanded for advertising natural-health invention says he's been denied free speech

In an online marketplace packed with natural-health products of dubious value, Zenbev has a definite leg-up: the sleep aid was created and touted by a psychiatrist, a medical doctor with scientific credentials. 630 more words


Toronto doctor who sexually abused females patients appeals court ruling

TORONTO – A Toronto doctor who sexually abused female patients is fighting a court order that would require the Ontario medical regulator’s discipline committee to impose a tougher penalty for his offences. 746 more words


Patients of Hamilton doctor advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

HAMILTON – Public health officials are advising patients who had in-office surgical procedures done by a Hamilton doctor during a period of nearly four decades be tested for blood-borne illnesses. 151 more words