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Poonah, Muhammad Fairoze

CPSO#: 93158

MEMBER STATUS
Active Member as of 17 Dec 2012
CURRENT OR PAST CPSO REGISTRATION CLASS
Restricted as of 06 Dec 2019

Summary

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Former Name: No Former Name

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, French

Education: University of Sint Eustatius, 2009

Practice Information

Primary Location of Practice
Downtown Professional Centre
Suite 202
83 Mill St
Georgetown ON  L7G 5E9
Phone: (905) 873-2402
Fax: (905) 873-2411 Electoral District: 04

Additional Practice Location(s)

Intrepid Health Centre
Riverview Heights
75 Montpelier St
Brampton ON  L6Y6H4
Canada
Phone: 2894014678
Fax: 2894014676
County: Regional Municipality of Peel
Electoral District: 05

Intrepid Medical Centre
Unit 106
250 Dundas St W
Mississauga ON  L5B1J2
Canada
Phone: 9052752273
Fax: 9052752297
County: Regional Municipality of Peel
Electoral District: 05

Intrepid Medical Centre & Walk-In
379 Bond St W
Oshawa ON  L1J 8R7
Canada
Phone: (905) 240-4678
Fax: (905) 240-7334
County: Regional Municipality of Durham
Electoral District: 05

Professional Corporation Information


Corporation Name: M.F. Poonah Medicine Professional Corporation
Certificate of Authorization Status: Issued Date:  Dec 19 2014

Shareholders:
Dr. M. Poonah ( CPSO# 93158 )

Business Address:
Suite 202
83 Mill Street
Georgetown ON  L7G 5E9
Phone Number: (905) 873-2402

Business Address:
75 Montpelier Street
Brampton ON  L6Y 6H4
Phone Number: (289) 401-4678

Business Address:
106-250 Dundas Street West
Mississauga ON  L5B 1J2
Phone Number: (905) 275-2273

Business Address:
379 Bond Street West
Oshawa ON  L1J 8R7
Phone Number: (905) 240-4678

Hospital Privileges

Hospital Location
Lakeridge Health,Clarington Site Bowmanville
Lakeridge Health,Oshawa General Site Oshawa
Trillium Health Partners,Mississauga Hospital Mississauga
Trillium Health Partners,Queensway Health Centre Toronto
Trillium Health Partners,The Credit Valley Hospital Mississauga

Specialties

Specialty Issued On Type
Family Medicine Effective:11 Dec 2012 CFPC Specialist

Postgraduate Training

Please note: This information may not be a complete record of postgraduate training.



University of Toronto, 01 Jul 2010 to 22 Sep 2010
AVP - Family Medicine

University of Toronto, 23 Sep 2010 to 30 Jun 2011
PostGrad Yr 1 - Family Medicine

University of Toronto, 01 Jul 2011 to 30 Jun 2012
PostGrad Yr 2 - Family Medicine

Registration History

Action Issue Date
First certificate of registration issued: Pre Entry Assessment Program Certificate Effective: 01 Jul 2010
Transfer of class of registration to: Postgraduate Education Certificate Effective: 23 Sep 2010
Expired: Terms and conditions of certificate of registration Expiry: 30 Jun 2012
Subsequent certificate of registration issued: Restricted certificate Effective: 24 Aug 2012
Expired: Terms and conditions imposed on certificate Effective: 17 Dec 2012
Subsequent certificate of registration Issued: Independent Practice Certificate Effective: 17 Dec 2012
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 06 Dec 2019
Terms and conditions imposed on certificate by member Effective: 06 Dec 2019
Transfer of class of certificate to: Restricted certificate Effective: 11 Apr 2022
Terms and conditions imposed on certificate by member Effective: 11 Apr 2022

Practice Restrictions

Imposed By Effective Date Expiry Date Status
member Effective: 11 Apr 2022 Active
 As from April 11, 2022, the following are imposed as terms, conditions and limitations on the certificate of registration held by Dr. Muhammad Fairoze Poonah in accordance with an undertaking and consent given by Dr. Poonah to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario:

UNDERTAKING, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND CONSENT 

("Undertaking")

of

DR. MUHAMMAD FAIROZE POONAH
("Dr. Poonah")

to 

COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO
(the "College")
________________________________________

A.	PREAMBLE

(1)	In this Undertaking:
"Code" means the Health Professions Procedural Code, which is Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 18, as amended;
"Discipline Tribunal" means the Ontario Physicians and Surgeons Discipline Tribunal of the College;

"NMS" means the Drug Program Services Branch, the Narcotics Monitoring System implemented under the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010;
"OHIP" means the Ontario Health Insurance Plan;
"Ontario Physicians and Surgeons Discipline Tribunal" means the Discipline Committee established under the Code;

"Public Register" means the College's register that is available to the public.
(2)	I, Dr. Poonah, certificate of registration number 93158, am a member of the College.  
(3)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that following a public complaint that raised concerns about my standard of practice in family medicine, I underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of my practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about my standard of practice in family medicine. The College conducted an investigation bearing File Number 335031-L9X6Z8 (the "Investigation") into whether I engaged in professional misconduct and/or am incompetent.

B.	UNDERTAKING

(4)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to abide by the provisions of this Undertaking, effective immediately.
(5)	I, Dr. Poonah, shall keep a Log of all patient encounters, which will include at least the following information (the "Log"):  
i)	the date of the appointment;
ii)	the name of the patient and chart/file number;
iii)	the start and stop time of the encounter.
(6)	Practice Restriction
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to limit my practice to six (6) patients per hour.
(7)	Clinical Supervision 
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to practise under the guidance of a clinical supervisor or clinical supervisors acceptable to the College (the "Clinical Supervisor" or "Clinical Supervisors"), for at least six (6) months ("Clinical Supervision"). 
(b)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that I have reviewed the Clinical Supervisor's undertaking, attached hereto as Appendix "A", and understand what is required of the Clinical Supervisor. The Clinical Supervisor will, at minimum: 
(i)	Facilitate the education program set out in the Individualized Education Plan ("IEP"), attached hereto as Appendix "B";
(ii)	Review the materials provided by the College and have an orientation session with me, including to discuss the objectives for the Clinical Supervision;
(iii)	Meet with me at my Practice Location, or another location approved by the College, once every two weeks for three months and upon recommendation of the Clinical Supervisor and approval by the College, once every month for a duration of three months.
(iv)	Directly observe me for a half day of my clinic, every two weeks, on a minimum of three occasions; 
(v)	Review at least fifteen (15) of my patient charts at every meeting;
(vi)	Review my Log at every meeting;
(vii)	Discuss any concerns arising from the chart reviews;
(viii)	Make recommendations to me for practice improvements and ongoing professional development and inquire into my compliance with the recommendations; 
(ix)	Perform any other duties, such as reviewing other documents or conducting interviews with staff or colleagues, that the Clinical Supervisor deems necessary to my Clinical Supervision; and
(x)	Submit written reports to the College at least once every month for the first three months and thereafter, one report at the end of the final three months of supervision, or more frequently if the Clinical Supervisor has concerns about my standard of practice.
(c)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that the charts reviewed shall be selected by the Clinical Supervisor based on the educational needs identified in the IEP, attached hereto as Appendix "B", as well as the areas of concern identified in the report of the assessor dated May 10, 2021 and June 8, 2021, and concerns that may arise during the period of Clinical Supervision.
(d)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to cooperate fully with the Clinical Supervision of my practice, conducted under the term of this Undertaking and Appendix "A" to this Undertaking, and to abide by the recommendations of my Clinical Supervisor, including but not limited to, any recommended practice improvements and ongoing professional development.
(e)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to ensure that Appendix "A" to this Undertaking is signed and delivered to the College within thirty (30) days of the date I execute this Undertaking.
(f)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake that if a person who has given an undertaking in Appendix "A" to this Undertaking is unable or unwilling to continue to fulfill its provisions, I shall, within twenty (20) days of receiving notice of same, obtain an executed undertaking in the same form from a similarly qualified person who is acceptable to the College and ensure that it is delivered to the College within that time.
(g)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake that if I am unable to obtain a Clinical Supervisor on the provisions set out under sections (7)(e) and/or (f) above, I will cease practising medicine until such time as I have obtained a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College.  
(h)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that if I am required to cease practise as a result of section (7)(g) above this will constitute a term, condition or limitation on my certificate of registration and that term, condition or limitation will be included on the public register.
(8)	Professional Education 
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to participate in and successfully complete all aspects of the detailed IEP, attached hereto as Appendix "B", including all of the following professional education (the "Professional Education"):
(i)	Documentation: Principles of Medical Record Keeping eLearning Module, Canadian Medical Protective Association
(ii)	Medical Record Keeping Seminar, CPEP
(iii)	Review, reflection and discussion with Clinical Supervisor of the following policies and other self-study:            
1.	American Geriatrics Society 2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria® for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67(4):674-694
2.	Organizing Diabetes Care for Primary Care Providers with the 5 Rs: Quality Improvement Strategies. Diabetes Canada
3.	Sample Diabetes Patient Care Flow Sheet for Adults. Can J Diabetes. 2018;42:S309-S310
4.	Rosser WW, et al. Progress of Ontario's Family Health Team Model: A Patient-Centered Medical Home. Ann Fam Med. 2011;9:165-171
5.	Best Advice Guide: Panel Size, CFPC (September 2012)
(iv)	Review, reflection, written summary and discussion with Clinical Supervisor of the following policies and other self-study:      
1.	Protecting Personal Health Information, CPSO
(v)	Individualized Instruction in Professionalism satisfactory to the College, with an instructor selected by the College
(vi)	any additional professional education recommended by my Clinical Supervisor.
(b)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to provide proof to the College of my successful completion of the Professional Education, including proof of registration and attendance and participant assessment reports, within one (1) month of completing it. I acknowledge that the College will determine, in its sole discretion, whether I have successfully completed the Professional Education.
(c)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to complete this requirement within six months or, if no satisfactory program is available by that time, by the first possible opportunity thereafter.
(d)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that a report or reports may be provided to the College regarding my progress and compliance with the Professional Education.
(e)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that if any of the programs listed above become unavailable, substitution requests will be reviewed by the College and the College will determine in its sole discretion whether substitution is appropriate.
(9)	Reassessment of Practice
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake that, approximately six (6) months after the completion of the Clinical Supervision set out in section (7) above and Appendix "A" to this Undertaking, and the completion of the Professional Education set out in section (8) above, I will submit to a reassessment of my practice ("the Reassessment") by an assessor or assessors selected by the College (the "Assessor" or "Assessors").  I acknowledge that the Reassessment will include a chart review of a minimum of twenty (20) charts, direct observation of my care, and may include interviews with me, colleagues and co-workers, feedback from patients, and any other tools deemed necessary by the College.
(b)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to co-operate fully with the Reassessment, conducted under the term of this Undertaking. 
(c)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that my Clinical Supervisor may receive and review the findings of the Assessor, and may discuss with the Assessor any issues or concerns arising from the Reassessment. 
(d)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that the results of the Reassessment will be provided to me and reported to the College and the Reassessment may form the basis of further action by the College. 
(10)	Monitoring 
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake to inform the College of each and every location at which I practise, delegate, or have privileges, including, but not limited to, any hospitals, clinics, offices, and any Out-of-Hospital Premises and Independent Health Facilities with which I am affiliated, in any jurisdiction (collectively my "Practice Location" or "Practice Locations"), within five (5) days of executing this Undertaking.  Going forward, I further undertake to inform the College of any and all new Practice Locations within five (5) days of commencing practice at that location.
(b)	I, Dr. Poonah, undertake that I will submit to, and not interfere with, unannounced inspections of my Practice Locations and patient records by a College representative for the purposes of monitoring my compliance with the provisions of this Undertaking.
(c)	I, Dr. Poonah, give my irrevocable consent to the College to make appropriate enquiries of OHIP, NMS and/or any person who or institution that may have relevant information, in order for the College to monitor my compliance with the provisions of this Undertaking. 
(d)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that I have executed the OHIP and NMS consent forms, attached hereto as Appendix "C" and Appendix "D", respectively. 

C.	ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

(11)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that all appendices attached to or referred to in this Undertaking form part of this Undertaking.
(12)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge and undertake that I shall be solely responsible for payment of all fees, costs, charges, expenses, etc. arising from the implementation of any of the provisions of this Undertaking. 
(13)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that I have read and understand the provisions of this Undertaking and that I have obtained independent legal counsel in reviewing and executing this Undertaking, or have waived my right to do so.
(14)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that the College will provide this Undertaking to any Chief of Staff, or a colleague with similar responsibilities, at any Practice Location ("Chief of Staff" or "Chiefs of Staff").
(15)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that a breach by me of any provision of this Undertaking may constitute an act of professional misconduct and/or incompetence, and may result in a referral of specified allegations to the Discipline Tribunal of the College.
(16)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that this Undertaking constitutes terms, conditions, and limitations on my certificate of registration for the purposes of section 23 of the Code. 
(17)	Public Register
(a)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that, during the time period that this Undertaking remains in effect, this Undertaking shall be posted on the Public Register.
(b)	I, Dr. Poonah, acknowledge that, in addition to this Undertaking being posted in accordance with section (17)(a) above, the following summary shall be posted on the Public Register during the time period that this Undertaking remains in effect:
Following a public complaint that raised concerns about Dr. Poonah's standard of practice in family medicine, Dr. Poonah underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of his practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about Dr. Poonah's family practice. As a result:
Dr. Poonah has agreed to limit his practice to six (6) patients per hour
Dr. Poonah will practise under the guidance of a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College for 6 months. 
Dr. Poonah will engage in professional education in prescribing, diabetes care, record keeping and professionalism.
Dr. Poonah's practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected by the College within 6 months of the end of the period of Clinical Supervision.

D.	CONSENT

(18)	I, Dr. Poonah, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide the following information to any person who requires this information for the purposes of facilitating my completion of the Professional Education and to all Clinical Supervisors, and/or Assessors:
(a)	any information the College has that led to the circumstances of my entering into this Undertaking;
(b)	any information arising from any investigation into, or assessment of, my practice; and 
(c)	any information arising from the monitoring of my compliance with this Undertaking.
(19)	I, Dr. Poonah, give my irrevocable consent to the College to provide all Chiefs of Staff with any information the College has that led to the circumstances of my entering into this Undertaking and/or any information arising from the monitoring of my compliance with this Undertaking.
(20)	I, Dr. Poonah, give my irrevocable consent to any persons who facilitate my completion of the Professional Education, and to all Clinical Supervisors, Chiefs of Staff and Assessors, to disclose to the College, and to one another, any of the following:
(a)	any information relevant to this Undertaking;
(b)	any information relevant to the provisions of the Clinical Supervisor's undertaking set out at Appendix "A" to this Undertaking;
(c)	any information relevant to the Reassessment;
(d)	any information relevant for the purposes of monitoring my compliance with this Undertaking; and/or  
(e)	any information which comes to their attention in the course of providing the Professional Education and which they reasonably believe indicates a potential risk of harm to my patients.



Concerns

Source: Member
Active Date: April 11, 2022
Expiry Date:
Summary:
Summary of the Undertaking given by Dr. Poonah to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, effective April 11, 2022:

 

 

Following a public complaint that raised concerns about Dr. Poonah’s standard of practice in family medicine, Dr. Poonah underwent remediation and submitted to a reassessment of his practice. The reassessment report subsequently received by the College raised concerns about Dr. Poonah’s family practice. As a result:

Dr. Poonah has agreed to limit his practice to six (6) patients per hour

Dr. Poonah will practise under the guidance of a Clinical Supervisor acceptable to the College for 6 months.

Dr. Poonah will engage in professional education in prescribing, diabetes care, record keeping and professionalism.

Dr. Poonah’s practice will be reassessed by an assessor selected by the College within 6 months of the end of the period of Clinical Supervision.