College of Physiotherapists Ontario

The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario regulates physiotherapists, also known as physical therapists, to ensure the ongoing improvement of the practice of physiotherapists and to serve the public interest.

Learn about the rules and standards that govern the practice of physiotherapists in Ontario

Upcoming Discipline Hearings

Kang-Ming (Johnny) Cheung, Registration #07398 
Case: 2015 0311 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

H. Douglas Fearman, Registration #04261 
Case: 2017 0153 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

Michael Fong, Registration #16156
Case: 2017 0119 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

Sanu Gopinathan Pillai, Registration #17374 
Case: 2018 0043 Hearing Date: To be determined

Boanerges Jehoshaphat ("BJ") Roxon, Registration #13140
Case: 2017 0050 Hearing Date: March 25–29, 2019 at 9:30 am

Samir Shah, Registration #12039 
Case: 2017 0185 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

Samuel Shepherd, Registration #13208 
Case: 2017 0002 
Hearing Date: December 11, 2018 at 9:30 am

Joseph Trambulo, Registration #11391 
Case: 2017 0306 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

Christine Zimmermann, Registration #14717 
Case: 2016 0107 
Hearing Date: To be Determined

Discipline Hearings and the Decisions

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Happy Holidays

Please note: the College is closed from December 24 to January 1.

Join the College for Food, Refreshments & Discussion

The Practice Advisor will present key elements of the Boundaries and Sexual Abuse Standard and the Providing or Refusing Care Standard. Share your experiences, have your questions answered and receive advice on how to manage tough situations. 

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Apply for Registration & Enter the Online Member Portal

Apply for registration (Provisional Practice, Independent Practice, Courtesy) update your contact or employer information or download receipts.

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Have a Question? Contact the Advisor

Call 647-484-8800
or 1-800-583-5885 ext. 241
or ext. 243 (if urgent)


Public: Free, Confidential Advice Available

Physiotherapists: Advice and FAQs

Employers: What You Need to Know

Access useful information and learn about related laws and legislation.

Insurers: What You Need to Know

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Revocations, Suspensions & Unregulated Practitioners  

See a list of individuals who have had their registration certificates revoked (taken away) as the result of a Discipline Hearing. They are no longer permitted to practice as a physiotherapist in Ontario. Also see a list of people who are not registered with the College and cannot call themselves a physiotherapist, physical therapist or PT.    

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Concerns & Complaints

If you have a concern that a physiotherapists acted inappropriately or want to make a complaint about the care you received, contact the College.

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Public Consultation

Gathering feedback and comments from the public, the profession, and other interested groups helps the College to develop Standards and policies that best support the College’s work in protecting the public interest. Learn More