Vancouver and Delta, B.C.
Posted January 28, 2021
Dr. Timothy Tam is a dentist registered with the College of Dental Surgeons of BC (CDSBC) as a specialist in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Tam has signed two Memoranda of Acknowledgement and Undertaking (MAU) with CDSBC.
The first MAU acknowledges that sedation services were provided at Broadway Anesthesia Clinic, where Dr. Tam was the director, when the facility was not compliant with CDSBC’s standards and guidelines.
The second MAU acknowledges concerns with respect to recordkeeping, informed consent protocols, patient relations and ethics.
In December 2018, CDSBC’s Inquiry Committee directed that extraordinary action be taken in order to protect the public under section 35 of the Health Professions Act. At that time, Dr. Tam signed an undertaking consenting to a limitation on his practice stating that he must immediately cease providing orthodontic treatment to all existing orthodontic cases and not diagnose, treatment plan or proceed with any new or existing patients, nor will he teach orthodontics in a study club or any other teaching environment. This limitation on Dr. Tam's practice will remain on CDSBC's online Registrant Lookup.
The MAUs direct that Dr. Tam:
The Inquiry Committee determined both matters to be serious matters under the
Health Professions Act (section 39.3).
View Dr. Tam's signed