A registrant can only be disciplined by CDSBC or its committees once a formal discipline hearing leading to an adverse finding has taken place*. More information about the College’s complaints and discipline process is available here.
Following a discipline hearing, the Discipline Committee may make a range of orders, including:
*exception: the Inquiry Committee may suspend a registrant or impose limits or conditions on their practice pending a hearing of the matter if there is an urgent public protection issue under section 35 of the HPA.
All discipline hearings are open to the public; however, space may be limited and observers will be asked to RSVP. Notice of hearings will be published here 2-4 weeks in advance of the hearing.
Updated 6 November 2018
6 November Update: The hearing will be ending earlier than scheduled. It is expected to wrap up mid-day on Wednesday 6 November 2018.
A Panel of the Discipline Committee will conduct a public hearing regarding the conduct and competence of Dr. Bin Xu. Dr. Xu is a general dentist who practised in Richmond, B.C. He is currently under a voluntary withdrawal from the practice of dentistry in B.C. The hearing is scheduled to begin on 1 November 2018 in Vancouver.
The citation (notice of hearing) was issued based on investigations by the College into multiple complaints from former patients of Dr. Xu. The hearing will be conducted under s.38 of the Health Professions Act and will address allegations that Dr. Bin Xu:
This is a summary of the allegations only; full details are outlined in the citation (PDF)
Read the pre-hearing conference decision (PDF) >>
1-2 and 5-9 November 2018, 9:30 am (see note above)Charest Reporting Services1650 – 885 West Georgia St. Vancouver B.C. V6C 3E8
Members of the general public, media and registrants are welcome to attend discipline hearings as observers. Because seating is limited, observers are asked to write to the Registrar’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 25 October 2018.