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Making a report

This section describes how to report a physician or the illegal practice of medicine to the CMQ.

Wondering if your physician’s attitude or approach complies with their ethical obligations? If you need to obtain information, report an abnormal situation or find out more about the inquiry process, you can reach the CMQ by e-mail at deonto@cmq.org or by telephone at 514 933-4441.

Report forms

Report concerning a physician

If you are not satisfied with a physician’s services or if you believe they did not fulfil their professional obligations, you can inform the CMQ by making a report. To do this, you have two options.

  • Fill out the “Report concerning a physician” form; or
  • Write a letter providing all the required information.

Report concerning a physician form

Report concerning the illegal practice of medicine

If you would like to inform the CMQ that someone is engaging in one or more medical activities illegally or is usurping the title of physician, you can fill out the “Report concerning the illegal practice of medicine” form.

Report concerning the illegal practice of medicine form (in French only)


To claim damages and interest for harm you believe you have suffered, you must apply to the civil courts. 

Our contact information

Inquiries Division
Collège des médecins du Québec
Suite 3500
1250, René-Lévesque Boulevard West
Montreal (Quebec)
H3B 0G2

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Telephone: 514 933-4441
Email: deonto@cmq.org