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Physician Licensing Career Resources

Obtaining a medical license can be a daunting process. Whether you're applying for initial licensure or an additional license in another state, the process can be exhaustive. To help physicians navigate the various physician licensing boards, we have provided contact information for medical boards throughout the country. You can then use this guide to further research each state's licensure requirements.

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Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners
Larry D. Dixon, Executive Administrator
P.O. Box 946
Montgomery, AL 36101-0946
(street address: 848 Washington Ave.)
(334) 242-4116 / Fax:(334) 242-4155
(800) 227-2606
www.albme.org

Alaska State Medical Board
Leslie A. Gallant, Executive Administrator
550 West Seventh Ave., Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 269-8163 / Fax:(907) 269-8196
http://www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pmed.htm

Arizona Medical Board
Lisa Wynn, Executive Director
9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ  85258-5514
(480) 551-2700 / Fax: (480) 551-2704
www.azmd.gov

Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
Jack Confer, Executive Director
9535 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5539
(480) 657-7703 Fax (480) 657-7715
www.azdo.gov

Arkansas State Medical Board
Peggy P. Cryer, Executive Secretary
2100 Riverfront Dr. 
Little Rock, AR 72202-1793
(501) 296-1802 / Fax:(501) 603-3555
www.armedicalboard.org

Medical Board of California
Barbara Johnston, Executive Director
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 263-2389 / Fax:(916) 263-2387
(800) 633-2322
www.caldocinfo.ca.gov

Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Donald Krpan, DO, Executive Director
2720 Gateway Oaks Dr., Suite 350
Sacramento, CA 95833-3500
(916) 263-3100 / Fax:(916) 263-3117
www.dca.ca.gov/osteopathic

Colorado Board of Medical Examiners
Cheryl Hara, PA, JD, Program Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 1300
Denver, CO 80202-5140
(303) 894-7690 / Fax:(303) 894-7692
www.dora.state.co.us/medical

Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Jeff Kardys, Board Liaison
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
(street address 410 Capitol Ave., MS #13PHO)
Licensing/Examinations, (860) 509-8374
Administrative (860) 509-7648 / Fax:(860) 509-7553
www.dph.state.ct.us

Delaware Board of Medical Practice
Gayle MacAfee, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1401
Dover, DE 19903
(street address: 861 Silver Lake Blvd., Cannon Building, Suite 203, 19904)
(302) 739-4522 / Fax:(302) 739-2711
www.dpr.delaware.gov

District of Columbia Board of Medicine
James R. Granger Jr., Executive Director
717 14th Street, NW Suite 600
Washington D.C. 20005
(202) 724-4900/Fax: (202) 727-8471
dchealth.dc.gov

Florida Board of Medicine
Larry McPherson, Esq., Executive Director
Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN #C03
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3253
(850) 245-4131/ Fax:(850) 488-9325
www.doh.state.fl.us

Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Pamela King, Executive Director
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1753
(850) 245-4161 / Fax:(850) 487-9874
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/osteopath/

Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners
LaSharn Hughes, Executive Director
2 Peachtree Street, NW, 36th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 656-3913 / Fax:(404) 656-9723
www.medicalboard.state.ga.us

Guam Board of Medical Examiners
MaryLou Loualhati, Acting Administrator
Health Professional Licensing Office
123 Chalan Kareta South Route 10
Margilao, Guam 96913-6304
(011) 671-735-7406-8 / Fax:(011) 671-735-7413

Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners
Constance Cabral, Executive Officer
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96813
(street address: 335 Merchant St., Room 301, 96813)
(808) 586-3000 / Fax:(808) 586-2874
http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl

Idaho State Board of Medicine
Nancy Kerr, Executive Director
1755 Westgate Drive, Suite 140
Boise, ID 83704
(street address:  83704)
(208) 327-7000 / Fax:(208) 327-7005
www.bom.state.id.us

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation,
Daniel E. Bluthardt
Chicago Office (disciplinary issues)
Doris Barnes, Disciplinary Board Liaison
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph Street, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
( 312) 814-4500 / Fax: (312) 814-1837
www.idfpr.com

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation,
Daniel E. Bluthardt
Springfield Office (licensure issues)
Sandra Dunn, Licensure Manager
320 W. Washington St., 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
(217) 785-0800 / Fax:(217) 524-2169
www.idfpr.com

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Michael Rinebold, Board Director
402 W. Washington St., Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2960 / Fax:(317) 233-4236 
www.in.gov/pla/bandc/mlbi

Iowa Board of Medicine
Ann Mowery, Ph.D., Executive Director
400 Southwest Eighth Street, Suite C
Des Moines, IA 50309-4686
(515) 281-5171 / Fax:(515) 242-5908
www.docboard.org/ia/ia_home.htm

Kansas Board of Healing Arts
Lawrence Buening Jr., J.D., Executive Director
235 South Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66603-3068
(785) 296-7413 / Fax:(785) 296-0852
www.ksbha.org

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
C. William Schmidt, Executive Director
Hurstbourne Office Park
310 Whittington Parkway, Suite 1B
Louisville, KY 40222-4916
(502) 429-7150 / Fax:(502) 429-7158
kbml.ky.gov

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
Robert Marier, M.D., M.H.A., Executive Director
P.O. Box 30250
New Orleans, LA 70190-0250
(street address: 630 Camp St., 70130)
(504) 568-6820 / Fax:(504) 568-8893
www.lsbme.louisiana.gov

Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine
Randal C. Manning, Executive Director
137 State House Station (U.S. mail)
161 Capitol Street (delivery service)
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-3601 / Fax:(207) 287-6590
www.docboard.org/me/me_home.htm

Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure
Susan E. Strout, Executive Secretary
142 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0142
(207) 287-2480 (207) 287-3015
http://www.maine.gov/osteo/

Maryland Board of Physicians
C. Irving Pinder, Executive Director
P.O. Box 2571
Baltimore, MD 21215-0095
(street address: 4201 Patterson Ave., fourth floor, 21215)
(410) 764-4777 / Fax:(410) 358-2252
(800) 492-6836
www.mbp.state.md.us/

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
Nancy Achin Audesse, Executive Director
560 Harrison Ave., Suite G-4
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 654-9800 / Fax:(617) 451-9568
(800) 377-0550
www.massmedboard.org

Michigan Board of Medicine
Rae Ramsdell, Licensing Director
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170
(street address: 611 W. Ottawa St, 1st floor, 48933)
(517) 335-0918 / Fax:(517) 373-2179
www.michigan.gov/healthlicense

Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Rae Ramsdell, Licensing Director
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170
(street address: 611 W. Ottawa St, 1st floor, 48933)
(517) 335-0918 / Fax:(517) 373-2179
www.michigan.gov/healthlicense

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Robert A. Leach, J.D., Executive Director
University Park Plaza
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3246
(612) 617-2130 / Fax:(612) 617-2166
Hearing impaired 1-800-627-3529
www.bmp.state.mn.us

Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure
H. Vann Craig, M.D., Executive Director
1867 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite 200B
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 987-3079 / Fax:(601) 987-4159
www.msbml.state.ms.us

Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
Tina M. Steinman, Executive Director
3605 Missouri Blvd.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(street address: 3605 Missouri Blvd., 65109)
(573) 751-0098 / Fax:(573) 751-3166
www.pr.mo.gov/healingarts.asp

Montana Board of Medical Examiners
Jeannie Worsech, Executive Director
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 841-2300 / Fax: (406) 841-2363
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Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery
Health and Human Services
Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division
Becky Wisell, Section Administrator
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
(402) 471-2118 / Fax:(402) 471-3577
www.hhs.state.ne.us/

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
Tony Clark, J.D., Executive Director/Special Counsel
1105 Terminal Way, Suite 301
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 688-2559 / Fax:(775) 688-2321
www.medboard.nv.gov

Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Larry J. Tarno, D.O., Executive Director
2860 E. Flamingo Rd., Suite D
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 732-2147 / Fax:(702) 732-2079
www.bom.nv.gov

New Hampshire State Board of Medicine
Penny Taylor, Administrator
2 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 8
Concord, NH 03301-8520
(603) 271-1203 / Fax:(603) 271-6702
complaints (800) 780-4757
www.state.nh.us/medicine

New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
William V. Roeder, Executive Director
P.O. Box 183
Trenton, NJ 08625-0183
(609) 826-7100 / Fax:(609) 826-7117
www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical.htm#bme5

New Mexico Medical Board
Lynn S. Hart, Executive Director
2055 S. Pacheco, Building 400
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505)476-7220 / Fax:(505) 476-7237
www.nmmb.state.nm.us

New Mexico Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Liz Z. Montoya, Board Administrator
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501-5101
(505) 476-4654 / Fax:(505) 476-4645
www.rld.state.nm.us/b&c/Osteo

New York State Board for Medicine (Licensure)
Walter Ramos, Executive Secretary
89 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor, West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3817 Ext. 560 / Fax:(518) 486-4846
www.op.nysed.gov

New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (Discipline)
Keith W. Servis, Executive Director
Department of Health
Office of Professional Medical Conduct
433 River St., Suite 303
Troy, NY 12180-2299
(518) 402-0855 / Fax:(518) 402-0866
www.health.state.ny.us/

North Carolina Medical Board
R. David Henderson, J.D., Executive Director
P.O. Box 20007
Raleigh, NC 27619
(919) 326-1100 / Fax:(919) 326-1130
www.ncmedboard.org

North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners
Duane Houdek, J.D., Executive Secretary/Treasurer
City Center Plaza
418 E. Broadway, Suite 12
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-6500 / Fax:(701) 328-6505
www.ndbomex.com

Northern Mariana Islands
Health Care Professions Licensing Board
P.O. Box 501458, CK
Saipan, MP  96950
(670) 664-4811 / Fax:(670) 664-4813
www.cnmiguide.com

State Medical Board of Ohio
Richard A. Whitehouse, Executive Director
30 E. Broad St. 3rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6127
(614) 466-3934 / Fax:(614) 728-5946
(800) 554-7717
www.med.ohio.gov

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
Lyle Kelsey, C.A.E., Executive Director
P.O. Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0256
(405) 848-6841 / Fax:(405) 848-8240
(800) 381-4519
www.okmedicalboard.org

Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
Deborah J. Bruce, JD, Executive Director
4848 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3335
(405) 528-8625 / Fax:(405) 557-0653
www.docboard.org/ok/ok.htm

Oregon Medical Board
Kathleen Haley, J.D., Executive Director
1500 SW 1st Ave., Suite 620
Portland, OR 97201-5847
(971) 673-2700 / Fax:(971) 673-2670
www.oregon.gov/BME

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine
Tammy Radel, Administrator
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(717) 787-2381 / Fax:(717) 787-7769
www.dos.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Gina K. Bittner, Administrator
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(street address: 124 Pine St., 17101)
(717) 783-4858 / Fax:(717) 787-7769
www.dos.state.pa.us

Board of Medical Examiners of Puerto Rico
Ivonne M. Fernandez Colon, Executive Director
P.O. Box 13969
San Juan, PR 00908
(787) 782-8937 / Fax:(787) 706-0304

Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Robert S. Crausman, M.D., Chief Administrator
Department of Health
Cannon Building, Room 205
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
(401) 222-3855 / Fax:(401) 222-2158
http://www.health.ri.gov/hsr/bmld/

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Bruce F. Duke, Board Administrator
110 Centerview Drive, Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210-1289
(803) 896-4500 / Fax:(803) 896-4515
www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/medical

South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
Margaret B. Hansen, Executive Director
125 S. Main Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7781 / Fax:(605) 367-7786
medicine.sd.gov

Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
Rosemarie Otto, Executive Director
227 French Landing, Suite 300 Heritage Place MetroCenter
Nashville, TN 37243
(800) 778-4123 / Fax:(615) 253-4484
http://health.state.tn.us

Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination
Rosemarie Otto, Executive Director
227 French Landing, Suite 300 Heritage Place MetroCenter
Nashville, TN 37243
(800) 778-4123 / Fax:(615) 253-4484
http://health.state.tn.us

Texas Medical Board
Donald W. Patrick, M.D., J.D., Executive Director
P.O. Box 2018
Austin, TX 78768-2018
(512) 305-7010/Fax: (512) 305-7008
Disciplinary Hotline (800) 248-4062
Consumer Complaint Hotline (800) 201-9353
www.tmb.state.tx.us

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensure
Physicians Licensing Board
David Stanley
160 E. 300 South, 84102, Heber M. Wells Building, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-6628 / Fax:(801) 530-6511
www.dopl.utah.gov

Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensure
Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Noel Taxin, Bureau Manager
160 E. 300 South, 84102, Heber M. Wells Building, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-6628 / Fax:(801) 530-6511
www.dopl.utah.gov

Vermont Board of Medical Practice
John Howland Jr., Director
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 657-4220 / Fax:(802) 657-4227
www.healthvermont.gov

Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
Kara Shangraw
Administrative Assistant
Office of Professional Regulation
National Life Bldg., North Fl 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
802-828-1134
www.vtprofessionals.org

Virgin Islands Board of Medical Examiners
Lydia Scott, Executive Assistant
Department of Health
48 Sugar Estate
St. Thomas, VI 00802
(340) 774-0117/ Fax:(340) 777-4001
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Virginia Board of Medicine
William L. Harp, M.D., Executive Director
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Phone:(804) 367-4600
Fax Licensing Unit:(804) 527-4426 , Fax Discipline Unit:(804) 527-4429
www.dhp.virginia.gov

Washington Medical Quality Assurance Commission
Blake T. Maresh, M.P.A., Executive Director
Department of Health
310 Israel Road, SE
MS 47866
Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 236-4788 / Fax:(360) 236-4768
www.doh.wa.gov

Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Blake Maresh, Executive Director
Department of Health
P.O Box 47866
Olympia, WA 98504-7866
(360) 236-4945 / Fax:(360) 236-2406
www.doh.wa.gov

West Virginia Board of Medicine
Robert C. Knittle,
Executive Director
101 Dee Drive, Suite 103
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 558-2921 / Fax:(304) 558-2084
www.wvdhhr.org/wvbom

West Virginia Board of Osteopathy
Cheryl Schreiber, Executive Secretary
334 Penco Rd.
Weirton, WV 26062
(304) 723-4638 / Fax:(304) 723-6723
www.wvbdosteo.org

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
Department of Regulation and Licensing
Thomas Ryan, Bureau Director
1400 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI  53703
(608) 266-2112 / Fax:(608) 261-7083
www.drl.state.wi.us

Wyoming Board of Medicine
Kevin D. Bohnenblust, Executive Secretary
320 West 25th St., Suite 103
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 778-7053 / Fax:(307) 778-2069
wyomedboard.state.wy.us