Khalil, Ragaie

Hearing date: Dec. 13, 2017

Summary of Allegations

At a hearing on September 11, 2017, a Panel of the Discipline Committee made findings of professional misconduct against Mr. Khalil with respect to the following incidents:

  • That he submitted false claims to the Ontario Drug Benefit Program having an approximate value of more than $80,000 for various drugs and/or other products that were not actually dispensed to patients, in or about the period of June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2013; and/or
  • That he created false records of dispensing and/or billing transactions in relation to the false claims submitted to the Ontario Drug Benefit program, in or about the period of June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2013.

In particular, the Panel found that he:

  • Failed to maintain a standard of practice of the profession
  • Falsified a record relating to his practice
  • Signed or issued, in his professional capacity, a document that he knew contained a false or misleading statement
  • Submitted an account or charge for services that he knew was false or misleading
  • Contravened, while engaged in the practice of pharmacy, a federal or provincial law or municipal by-law with respect to the distribution, sale or dispensing of any drug or mixture of drugs, and in particular, the Ontario Drug Benefit Act, ss. 5, 6 and/or 15(1)
  • Engaged in conduct or performed an act relevant to the practice of pharmacy that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members of the profession as disgraceful, dishonourable and unprofessional

Arguments with respect to the Order to be made were heard on September 11, 2017, and will continue on December 13, 2017.

The proceeding on December 13, 2017, will be held at Victory Verbatim, located at 222 Bay Street, Suite 900, in Toronto, Ontario.