Illegal Practitioners

The individuals listed below have been, or are in the process of being, prosecuted under the Dentistry Act (1991), the Regulated Health Professions Act, the Criminal Code, and/or the Provincial Offences Act. These individuals are not members of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and are not entitled to practise dentistry in Ontario or to hold themselves out as a person who is qualified to practise in Ontario as a dentist or in a specialty of dentistry.

  • Omar Anwar - Ottawa 
  • Gzim Bytyqi (a.k.a. Jimmy Connolly) - Toronto/Ottawa/Gatineau    
  • Yasong Chen - Scarborough/Markham
  • David Chuang - Brampton
  • Khaled Emile Hashem - Ottawa
  • Ahmad Hassoun - Windsor
  • Mario Hervas - Toronto
  • Mohamad Ebrahim Hoodfar - Toronto
  • Velimir Ivanovski - Mississauga
  • Zygmunt Kurasz - Toronto
  • Ina Navitskaya - Vaughan, Ontario
  • Bogdan Pavlyshyn - Toronto
  • Abram Peters - Courtland
  • Mima Petkova-Peeva (a.k.a. Mima Petkova) - Etobicoke
  • Alexander Shterenberg (a.k.a. Alex Shterenberg) - Richmond Hill
  • Humberto Solano Rosania - London
  • Vladimir Tsvetkov - Toronto
  • Jovanka Zizek - Richmond Hill

If you are aware of these individuals, or anyone else working without a licence as a dentist in Ontario, please contact:

Lori Long

Director – Professional Conduct and Regulatory Affairs
416-934-5623

1-800-565-4591

llong@rcdso.org