Dr Aliyar Danaei – Medical Practitioner – Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct and Professional Misconduct

26 November 2021

The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a complaint against general practitioner Dr Aliyar Danaei before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’). It was alleged that between November 2017 and June 2018 while working at a group practice on the Central Coast, Dr Danaei breached professional boundaries when he engaged in an improper personal and sexual relationship with Patient A. It was also alleged that aspects of Dr Danaei’s care, treatment and record keeping for Patient A were deficient.

In November 2021, the Tribunal found the majority of the complaint proven and that Dr Danaei was guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct.

The Tribunal will determine protective orders following a further (Stage 2) hearing.

The full decision can be found here: NSW Caselaw

Further information

For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 02 9219 7444 or send an email to media@hccc.nsw.gov.au.

The information in this media release is correct at the time of publication. Orders may change; for example, conditions may no longer apply.  For current information regarding the status of a registered health practitioner, including any conditions that currently apply, please check the National Register at www.ahpra.gov.au.

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