Kothari, Bhavesh

Hearing date: TBA

Summary of Allegations

As a result of a referral by the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee, it is alleged that Mr. Kothari committed professional misconduct in that he

  • Failed to complete the remedial training as required by subparagraph 3(i) of the Order of the Discipline Committee Panel of the Ontario College of Pharmacists dated September 24, 2015 (the "Order") within the time required by the Order, and failed to successfully complete that remedial training within the additional time provided by the Registrar to do so, at his request;
  • Failed to access and read encrypted email communications sent to him by the College regarding the Order on October 26, 2015;
  • Failed to respond to the College's inquiries to him regarding the Order and the remedial training required by subparagraph 3(i) of the Order, sent to him by letters and/or e-mails dated October 26, 2015, April 27, 2016, October 3, 2016 and October 24, 2016; and/or
  • Failed to respond to the College‚Äôs investigation regarding his failure to complete the remedial training required by subparagraph 3(i) of the Order, despite having been granted several extensions of the time to provide a response.

In particular, it is alleged that he

  • Contravened a term, condition or limitation imposed on his certificate of registration
  • Failed to maintain a standard of practice of the profession
  • Engaged in conduct or performed an act or acts 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 or unprofessional