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State Medical Boards

To find your state's medical board, search (cntl + f) your state's name.
Some states have more than one relevant agency,
and a few have regional offices within the state.

This list includes all of the state medical boards that are members of The Federation of State Medical Boards (who may have updated information if it has changed for your board) as well as some other relevant organizations. The AMA also has a list at this link.

If you are complaining about a nurse or dentist or some professional other than an M.D., the complaint might need to be filed with someone other than your state medical board. Check with them before mailing your complaint. They might direct you to the appropriate agency, although it appears to be more likely for them to accept a complaint that they are not authorized to accept and then dismiss a long time later. Don't rely on them to know the correct answer about where your complaint should be sent.

You might want to get a complaint form from them too, or you could use the generic one that is here, to make sure you provide all the information they need.


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

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

Arizona Medical Board
Barry A. Cassidy, PhD, PA-C, Executive Director
9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5514
(480) 551-2700 / Fax: (480) 551-2704

Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
Elaine LeTarte, Acting Executive Director
9535 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5539
(480) 657-7703 Fax (480) 657-7715

Arkansas State Medical Board
Peggy P. Cryer, Executive Secretary
2100 Riverfront Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72202-1793
(501) 296-1802 / Fax:(501) 296-1805

California is the only place in the country where there are elected officials whose sole mission is to promote the health and welfare of residents in their districts. Their duties include appointment and oversight of hospital staff. Your district board of directors might be worth getting to know if you are having trouble with your healthcare. Their meetings are open to you, though some meet infrequently.

Medical Board of California
Ronald Joseph, Executive Director
1426 Howe Ave., Suite 54
Sacramento, CA 95825-3236
(916) 263-2389 / Fax:(916) 263-2387
(800) 633-2322

Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Linda J. Bergmann, Executive Director
2720 Gateway Oaks Dr., Suite 350
Sacramento, CA 95833-3500
(916) 263-3100 / Fax:(916) 263-3117

Colorado Board of Medical Examiners
Susan Miller, Program Administrator
1560 Broadway, Suite 1300
Denver, CO 80202-5140
(303) 894-7690 / Fax:(303) 894-7692

Connecticut Medical Examining Board
Jeff Kardys, Board Liaison
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
(street address 410 Capitol Ave., MS13PHO)
(860) 509-7648 / Fax:(860) 509-7553
Licensing Information,(860) 509-7563

Delaware Board of Medical Practice
Gayle Franzolino, Interim 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

District of Columbia Board of Medicine
James R. Granger, Jr., Executive Director
825 North Capital Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-9200/ Fax: (202) 442-9431

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

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

Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners
Karen Mason, Executive Director
2 Peachtree Street, NW, 10th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 656-3913 / Fax:(404) 656-9723

Guam Board of Medical Examiners
Teresita L.G. Villagomez, Acting Administrator
Health Professionals Licensing
1304 East Sunset Blvd.
Hagatna, GU 96913
(011) 671-475-0251 / Fax:(011) 671-477-4733
(if you discover that they have gotten a website
at some point in the future, please let us know)

Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners
Constance Cabral, Executive Officer
Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96813
(street address: 1010 Richards St., 96813)
(808) 586-3000 / Fax:(808) 586-2874

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


Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph St., Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-4500 / Fax:(312) 814-1837
See also:
320 W. Washington St., 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
(217) 785-0800 / Fax:(217) 524-2169

Indiana Health Professions Bureau
Lisa R. Hayes, J.D., Executive Director
402 W. Washington St., Room 041
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2960 / Fax:(317) 233-4236

Iowa State Board of Medical Examiners
Ann Mowery, Ph.D., Executive Director
400 Southwest Eighth Street, Suite C
Des Moines, IA 50309-4686
(515) 281-5171 / Fax:(515) 242-5908

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

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
C. William Schmidt, Executive Director
Hurstbourne Office Park
310 Whittington Parkway, Suite 1B
Louisville, KY 40222-4916
(502) 429-8046 / Fax:(502) 429-9923

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
John B. Bobear M.D., Executive Director
P.O. Box 30250
New Orleans, LA 70190-0250
(street address: 630 Camp St., 70130)
(504) 568-6820 / Fax:(504) 568-8893

Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine
Randal C. Manning, Executive Director
137 State House Station (U.S. mail)
2 Bangor Street, 2nd Floor (delivery service)
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-3601 / Fax:(207) 287-6590

Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure
Susan E. Strout, Executive Secretary
142 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0142
(207) 287-2480 (207) 287-3015

Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance
C. Irving Pinder, Executive Director
P.O. Box 2571
Baltimore, MD 21215-0095
(street address: 4201 Patterson Ave., third floor, 21215)
(410) 764-4777 / Fax:(410) 358-2252
(800) 492-6836

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

Michigan Board of Medicine
Melanie Brim, Licensing Director
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170
(street address: 611 W. Ottawa St, 1st floor, 48933
(517) 373-6873 / Fax:(517) 373-2179

Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Melanie Brim, Licensing Director
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170
(street address: 611 W. Ottawa St, 1st floor, 48933
(517) 373-6873 / Fax:(517) 373-2179

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Robert A. Leach, J.D., Executive Director
University Park Plaza
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3246
(612) 617-2130 / Fax:(612) 617-2166
Hearing impaired 1-800-627-3529

Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure
W. Joseph Burnett, M.D., Director
1867 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite 200B
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 987-3079 / Fax:(601) 987-4159

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

Montana Board of Medical Examiners
Jeannie Worsech, Executive Director
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 841-2300 / Fax: (406) 841-2363
Discovering Montana
(if you discover that they have gotten a website
at some point in the future, please let us know)

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

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
Larry D. Lessly, J.D., Executive Director
1105 terminal Way, Suite 301
Reno, NV 89502
(775) 688-2559 / Fax:(775) 688-2321

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

New Hampshire 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

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

New Mexico State Board of Medical Examiners
Charlotte Kinney, Executive Director
491 Old Santa Fe Trail, Lamy Building, 2nd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-5022 / Fax:(505) 827-7377

New Mexico Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
Liz Z. Montoya, Executive Director
2055 S. Pacheco, Suite 400
Santa Fe, NM 87504
(505) 476-7120 / Fax:(505) 476-7095

For New York several addresses are listed below. Any could be relevant depending on who you are complaining about. The complaint form at this first agency helps explain which to send it to (complaints about physicians to the second address on this list, the Dept. of Health on River Street. Others go to one of the regional offices they list.)

New York State Board for Medicine (Licensure)
Thomas J. Monahan, Executive Secretary
89 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor, West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3817 Ext. 560 / Fax:(518) 486-4846

New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct (Discipline)
Dennis J. Graziano, 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
If you want a complaint form, or have questions, call OPMC's toll- free number, 1- 800- 663- 6114.
Their complaint form is at:
New York has regional offices. See which covers your regions by clicking:

In New York, complaints against other professionals, such as dentists, nurses, chiropractors, podiatrists, optometrists and psychologists, are the responsibility of the State Education Department and should be sent to:
New York State Education Department
1 Park Avenue — 6th Floor
New York, New York 10016
1- 800- 442- 8106

North Carolina Medical Board
Andrew W. Watry, M.P.A., Executive Director
P.O. Box 20007
Raleigh, NC 27619
(919) 326-1100 / Fax:(919) 326-1130

North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners
Rolf P. Sletten, JD, Executive Secretary/Treasurer
City Center Plaza
418 E. Broadway, Suite 12
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-6500 / Fax:(701) 328-6505

Northern Mariana Islands
Medical Profession Licensing Board
Juanet S. Crisostomo, Office Manager
P.O. Box 501458, CK
Saipan, MP 96950
(670) 664-4811 / Fax:(670) 664-4813

There are several agencies listed here for Ohio. Unfortunately there are none that can take complaints about hospitals from patients.

OSMB - State Medical Board of Ohio
Thomas A. Dilling, J.D., Executive Director
77 S. High St., 17th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6127
(614) 466-3934 / Fax:(614) 728-5946
(800) 554-7717
Their online complaint form is at this link:

State of Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street #400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3413
(614) 466-3947 / Fax: (614) 466-0388

The Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists

OSMA - Ohio State Medical Association
They represent doctors, not patients

Ohio Department of Health
For complaints about hospitals, not the doctors within them.
It would be unusual for a patient to file a complaint with this organization and they aren't set up to do anything with such a complaint.
P.O. Box 118
246 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43216-0018
(800) 669-3534 / Fax: (614) 728-9169

There are two boards listed for Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
Lyle Kelsey, C.A.E., Executive Director
P.O. Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405) 848-6841 / Fax:(405) 848-8240
(800) 381-4519

Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
Gary R. Clark, Executive Director
4848 N. Lincoln Blvd, Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3321
(405) 528-8625 / Fax:(405) 557-0653

Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
Kathleen Haley, J.D., Executive Director
1500 SW First Avenue, 620 Crown Plaza
Portland, OR 97201-5826
(503) 229-5770 / Fax:(503) 229-6543

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine
Joanne Troutman, Administrator
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-7769
(717) 787-2381 / Fax:(717) 787-7769
Pennsylvania State Medical Board

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

Board of Medical Examiners of Puerto Rico
Pablo Valentin-Torres, Esq, Executive Director
P.O. Box 13969
San Juan, PR 00908
(787) 782-8949 / Fax:(787) 792-4436
(if you discover that they have gotten a website
at some point in the future, please let us know)

Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Bruce W. McIntyre, J.D., Interim Chief Administrator
Department of Health
Cannon Building, Room 205
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
(401) 222-3855 / Fax:(401) 222-2158

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
John D. Volmer, Board Administrator
110 Centerview Drive, Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210-1289
(803) 896-4500 / Fax:(803) 896-4515

South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
L. Paul Jensen, Executive Secretary
1323 S. Minnesota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-8343 / Fax:(605) 336-0270

Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
Rosemarie Otto, Executive Director
425 5th Ave. North, 1st Floor, Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247-1010
(615) 532-3202 / Fax:(615) 253-4484

Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examiners
Rosemarie Otto, Executive Director
425 5th Ave. North, 1st Floor, Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247-1010
(615) 532-3202/ Fax:(615) 253-4484
(888) 310-4650

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
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

Utah Department of Commerce
Div. of Occupational & Professional Licensure
Physicians Licensing Board
Craig J. Jackson, R.Ph.
160 E 300 South, 84102, Heber M. Wells Building, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-6628 / Fax:(801) 530-6511

Utah Department of Commerce
Div. of Occupational & Professional Licensure
Board of Osteopathic Medicine
Diana T. Baker, 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

Vermont Board of Medical Practice
John Howland, Interim Executive Director
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402-0070
(802) 657-4220 / Fax:(802) 657-4227

Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
Jessica Porter, Director, Office of Professional Regulation
26 Terrace Street, Drawer 09
Montpelier, VT 05609-1106
(802) 828-2373 / Fax:(802) 828-2465

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
(if you discover that they have gotten a website
at some point in the future, please let us know)

In Virginia in the mid-1990s legislators virtually ignored studies showing that the state's disciplinary system for medical professionals was in disarray. There will be no political will anywhere to do something about miscreants in medicine until patients create it.

To file a complaint in Virginia
call this number and ask for the current address to which to send it.
Complaints about licensees: (800) 533-1560
The address has changed.

Washington Medical Quality Assurance Commission
Doron N. Maniece, Executive Director
Department of Health
P.O. Box 47866
Olympia, WA 98504-7866
(360) 236-4788 / Fax:(360) 586-4573

Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Robert Nicoloff, Executive Director
Department of Health
P.O Box 47870
Olympia, WA 98504-7870
(360) 236-4943 / Fax:(360) 236-2406

West Virginia Board of Medicine
Ronald D. Walton, Executive Director
101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 558-2921 / Fax:(304) 558-2084

West Virginia Board of Osteopathy
Cheryl Schreiber, Executive Secretary
334 Penco Rd.
Weirton, WV 26062
(304) 723-4638 / Fax:(304) 723-2877

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
Department of Regulation and Licensing
Deanna Zychomski, Bureau Director
1400 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-2112 / Fax:(608) 261-7083

Wyoming Board of Medicine
Carole Shotwell, J.D., Executive Secretary
211 W. 19th St., Colony Bldg., 2nd floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 778-7053 / Fax:(307) 778-2069
Their complaint form is at:

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the medical board in your state, click here.

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