30 July 2014
Dr. Uday Jobanputra is a former registrant of CDSBC who previously owned
and operated two dental clinics in Metrotown Mall in Burnaby, B.C. On
5 March 2012, the College’s Inquiry Committee suspended him from
practising dentistry because it was concerned that Dr. Jobanputra may
not be able to deliver safe patient care.
A discipline hearing was held in February 2014 to determine allegations
of incompetent dentistry practice, professional misconduct and
unprofessional conduct. Dr. Jobanputra did not attend.
The Discipline Panel issued its decision on 30 July 2014. The Panel
found that Dr. Jobanputra committed professional misconduct or
unprofessional conduct by:
View a summary of CDSBC's allegations and the Discipline Panel’s findings (PDF)
View the full Discipline Panel Decision (redacted)
5 December 2014
On 3 November 2014, a panel of the Discipline Committee held a penalty
hearing for Dr. Uday Jobanputra. Dr. Jobanputra did not attend, and the
hearing proceeded in his absence.
After a period of deliberation, the Discipline panel decided that:
As a result of the Panel’s decision, he is no longer able to practise dentistry and may not use the title of “doctor.”
Read the full penalty decision here (PDF).