College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||College St and Elizabeth|
|Office Phone||General Inquiries 416-967-2600 ext 603|
|Toll Free Phone||General Inquiries 1-800-268-7096 ext 603|
|Primary Contact||Dr Rocco Gerace, Registrar|
|Alternate Name (Internal use only)||CPSO ; Doctors ; Find a Doctor|
|Located In Community||Toronto|
|Description||The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is the licensing and regulatory body governing the practice of medicine in Ontario. The College is responsible for setting and maintaining medical standards, licensing physicians, investigating complaints about physicians on behalf of the public, and conducting hearings into allegations of professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity. |
The governing Council of the College holds general meetings at least 4 times per year, which are open to the public.
The College investigates complaints about doctors relating to the practice of medicine in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act.
The College has no authority to assess or award damages or expenses. Issues of negligence and malpractice are the responsibility of the civil courts.
Information about the complaints process and a complaint form are on the College's website or call General Inquiries.
College also provides an on-line Doctor Search at: www.cpso.on.ca/docsearch
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm|
|Eligibility||Health Care Professionals.|
|Fees||Membership ; None|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Occupational/Professional Licensing and Certification ~ Physicians/Surgeons ; Physician Referrals ; Physician/Surgeon Associations ; Physician/Surgeon Complaints|
|Subjects||Complaints ; Consumer protection ; Doctors ; Licences|