Scheduled Discipline Hearings

All hearings are held at the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, 6 Crescent Road, Toronto, and commence at 9:00 a.m. unless otherwise stated. The dentist’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 College. 

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
3rd Floor Hearing Room
6 Crescent Road
Toronto, ON M4W 1T1
Toronto: 416-961-6555 Toll-free: 1-800-565-4591




Dentist Hearing Date(s) Summary of Allegations
Dr. Keith Da Silva (Etobicoke)

June 21, 2018
  • Charged excessive or unreasonable fees
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct
  • Submitted a false or misleading account or charge
Dr. Athi Somasundaram (Scarborough)

August 15, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.  (continuation of hearing)
  • Abuse of a patient
  • Contravened a standard of practice or failed to maintain the standards of practice of the profession
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct
  • Failed to keep records as required by the Regulations
  • Treated without consent
Dr. Ricardo Solis (Innisfil) August 31, 2018 (continuation of hearing started in 2017)
  • Charged excessive or unreasonable fees
  • Contravened a standard of practice or failed to maintain the standards of the practice of the profession
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct.
  • Failed to make reasonable attempts to collect a co-payment balance from patient(s) without consent of third-party payer
  • Recommended or provided an unnecessary dental service
  • Signed a certificate, report or similar document that contained a false, misleading or improper statement
  • Submitted a false or misleading account or charge
Dr. Claudette Prager (Toronto)

September 13, 2018
  • Charged excessive or unreasonable fees
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct
  • Failed to comply with order of the Discipline Committee or Fitness to Practise Committee
  • Failed to reply appropriately or within a reasonable time to a written enquiry made by the College
Dr. Shainoor Kanji (Thornhill)

October 4, 2018
  • Disgraceful, dishonourable, unprofessional or unethical conduct
  • Signed a certificate, report or similar document that contained a false, misleading or improper statement
  • Submitted a false or misleading account or charge
  • Failed to keep records as required by the Regulations
  • Falsified a record

 

How to Find Us

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) is located in downtown Toronto at 6 Crescent Road. Parking in the area is extremely limited. The easiest way to reach our office is by subway. The Rosedale subway station is directly across the street.