Researching Your Plastic Surgeon: Start with State Medical Boards

A state medical license is the minimum requirement necessary to practice medicine. As such, one of the first steps in researching potential surgeons for your breast augmentation is making sure your doctor has a state medical license to practice in the state where you are planning to have your surgery. Finding out is easy. Below is up-to-date contact information on the U.S medical boards.

 

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A

Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 946
Montgomery, AL 36101
Physical Address: 848 Washington Ave.
Telephone: (334) 242-4116
Toll-free (800) 227-2606
Fax: (334) 242-4155
http://www.albme.org

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

Arizona Medical Board
9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ  85258
Telephone: (480) 551-2700
Fax: (480) 551-2704
http://www.azdo.gov

Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
9535 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258-5539
Telephone: (480) 657-7703
Fax: (480) 657-7715
http://www.azosteoboard.org

Arkansas State Medical Board
2100 Riverfront Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72202
Telephone: (501) 296-1802
Fax: (501) 603-3555
http://www.armedicalboard.org/index.asp

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California Medical Board
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Telephone: (916) 263-2382
Toll-free: (800) 633-2322
Fax: (916) 263-2944
http://www.medbd.ca.gov

California Osteopathic Medical Board
1300 National Drive, Suite #150
Sacramento, CA 95834-1991
Telephone: (916) 928-8390
Fax: (916) 928-8392
http://www.dca.ca.gov/osteopathic/

Colorado Board of Medical Examiners
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone: (303) 894-7690
Fax: (303) 894-7692
http://www.dora.state.co.us

Connecticut Medical Examining Board
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Physical Address 410 Capitol Ave.
Telephone: (860) 509-8000
Fax: (860) 509-7553
Licensing Verification: (860) 509-7563
http://www.ct.gov/dph/site

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D

Delaware Board of Medical Practice
The Cannon Building
861 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
Telephone: (302) 744-4500
Toll Free (in-state): (800) 464-4357
Toll Free (out of state): (800) 273-9500
Fax: (302) 739-2711
http://dpr.delaware.gov

District of Columbia Board of Medicine
717 14th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005  
Telephone: (877) 672-2174
Fax: (202) 727-8471
http://www.dc.gov

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F

Florida Board of Medicine: Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin # A00
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1701
Telephone: (850) 245-4444
http://www.doh.state.fl.us

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G

Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners
2 Peachtree Street, NW, 36th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303-3465
Telephone: (404) 656-3913
Fax: (404) 656-9723
http://medicalboard.georgia.gov/portal/site/GCMB/

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H

Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners
Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Physical Address: King Kalakaua Building, 335 Merchant Street, Rm. 301
Telephone: (808) 586-3000
Fax: (808) 586-2874
http://hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl

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I

Idaho State Board of Medicine
1755 Westgate Drive
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Telephone: (208) 327-7000
Fax: (208) 327-7005
http://www.bom.state.id.us

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation
The James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph St., Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 814- 6910
Fax: (312) 814-1837
http://www.idfpr.com/DPR/

Indiana Health Professions Bureau
402 W. Washington St., Room 041
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: (317) 232-2980
Fax: (317) 233-4236
http://www.in.gov/pla/

Iowa State Board of Medicine
400 Southwest Eighth Street, Suite C
Des Moines, IA 50309-5908
Telephone: (515) 281-5171
Fax: (515) 242-5908
http://www.medicalboard.iowa.gov

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K

Kansas Board of Healing Arts
235 South Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66603
Telephone: (785) 296-7413
Fax: (785) 296-0852
http://www.ksbha.org

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
310 Whittington Parkway, Ste. 1B
Louisville, KY 40222
Telephone: (502) 429-7150
Fax: (502) 429-7158
http://kbml.ky.gov

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L

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 30250
New Orleans, LA 70190-0250
Physical Address: 630 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Telephone: (504) 568-6820
Fax: (504) 568-8893
http://www.lsbme.louisiana.gov

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M

Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine
137 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0137
Physical Address: 2 Bangor Street, 2nd Floor, Augusta, ME 04333
Telephone: (207) 287-3601
Complaints: (888) 365-9964
Fax: (207) 287-6590
http://www.docboard.org/me/me_home.htm

Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure
142 State House Station or 161 Capitol Street
Augusta, ME 04333
Telephone: (207) 287-2480
http://www.maine.gov/osteo/

Maryland Board of Physicians
4201 Patterson Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215
Telephone: (410) 764-4777
Toll-free: (800) 492-6836
Fax: (410) 358-2252
http://www.mbp.state.md.us

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
200 Harvard Mill Square, Suite 330
Wakefield, MA 01880
Telephone: (781) 876-8200
Toll-free: (800) 377-0550
Fax: (781) 876-8383
http://www.massmedboard.org

Michigan Board of Medicine
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Physical Address: 611 W. Ottawa St, 1st floor, Lansing, MI 48933
Telephone: (517) 373-6873
Fax: (517) 373-2179
http://www.michigan.gov/dleg

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
University Park Plaza
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3246
Telephone: (612) 617-2130
Hearing Impaired (800) 627-3529
Fax: (612) 617-2166
http://www.state.mn.us/portal/mn/jsp/home.do?agency=BMP

Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure
1867 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite 200B
Jackson, MS 39216
Telephone: (601) 987-3079
Fax: (601) 987-4159
http://www.msbml.state.ms.us

Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
P.O. Box 4
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Physical Address: 3605 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109
Telephone: (573) 751-0098
Fax: (573) 751-3166
http://www.pr.mo.gov/

Montana Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
Physical Address: 301 South Park , 4th Floor, Helena, MT 59620-0513
Telephone: (406) 841-2300
Fax: (406) 841-2363
http://bsd.dli.mt.gov

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N

Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery
Health and Human Services
Regulation & Licensure Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Physical Address: 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska
Telephone: (402) 471-3121
Fax: (402) 471-3577
http://www.hhs.state.ne.us

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 7238
Reno, NV 89510
Physical Address:1105 Terminal Way, Suite 301Reno, NV 89502
Telephone: (775) 688-2559
Toll-free:(888) 890-8210
Fax: (775) 688-2321
http://www.medboard.nv.gov

Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
901 American Pacific Dr., Unit 180
Henderson, NV 89014
Telephone: (702) 732-2147
Toll Free:877-325-7828
Fax: (702) 732-2079
http://license.k3systems.com

New Hampshire Board of Medicine
2 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 8
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: (603) 271-1203
Fax: (603) 271-6702
http://www.nh.gov/medicine

New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 183
Trenton, NJ 08625
Telephone: (609) 826-7100
Fax: (609) 826-7117
http://www.nj.gov

New Mexico Medical Board
2055 S. Pacheco Building 400
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone: (505) 476-7220
Fax:(505) 476-7233
http://www.nmmb.state.nm.us

New Mexico Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
2550 Cerrillos Road, Second Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone: (505) 476-4950
Fax: (505) 476-4645
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/Osteopathy/index.html

New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct
Department of Health
Office Of Professional Medical Conduct
433 River St., Suite 303
Troy, NY 12180
Telephone: (518) 402-0836
Fax: (518) 402-0866
http://www.health.state.ny.us

North Carolina Medical Board
P.O. Box 20007
Raleigh, NC 27619
Telephone: (919) 326-1100
Fax: (919) 326-1130
http://www.ncmedboard.org

North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners
City Center Plaza
418 E. Broadway, Suite 12
Bismarck, ND 58501
Telephone: (701) 328-6500
Fax:(701) 328-6505
http://www.ndbomex.com

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O

Ohio Medical Board
30 E. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6127
Telephone: (614) 466-3934
Toll-free: (800) 554-7717
Fax: (614) 728-5946
http://www.med.ohio.gov

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision
P.O. Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0256
Physical Address: 101 NE 51st St, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (405) 962-1400
Toll-free: (800) 381-4519
Fax: (405) 962-1440
http://www.okmedicalboard.org

Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
4848 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (405) 528-4848
Fax: (405) 557-0653
http://www.okosteo.org

Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
1500 SW First Avenue, Suite 620
Portland, OR 97201-5847
Telephone: (503) 673-2700
Fax: (503) 673-2670
http://www.oregon.gov

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P

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Telephone: (717) 787-8503
Fax: (717) 787-7769
http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_professional___occupational_affairs/12483

Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Physical Address: 124 Pine St., Harrisburg, PA 17101
Telephone: (717) 783-4858
Fax: (717) 787-7769
http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_board_of_osteopathic_medicine/12517

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R

Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline
Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 205
Providence, RI 02908-5097
Telephone: (401) 222-3855
Fax: (401) 222-2158
http://www.health.ri.gov

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S

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
PO Box 11289
Columbia, S.C. 29211-1289
Physical Address: 110 Centerview Drive, Suite 202, Columbia, SC 29210
Telephone: (803) 896-4500
Fax: (803) 896-4515
http://www.llr.state.sc.us

South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
101 North Main Ave, Suite 301
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Telephone: (605) 367-7781
Fax: (605) 336-0270
http://www.sdbmoe.gov

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T

Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37243
Telephone: (615) 532-3202
Fax: (615) 253-4484
http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/ME/

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 2018
Austin, TX 78768
Telephone: (512) 305-7030
Disciplinary Division; Toll-free: (800) 248-4062
Consumer Complaint; Toll-free: (800) 201-9353
Fax: (512) 305-7008
http://www.tmb.state.tx.us

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U

Utah Department of Commerce: Physicians Licensing Board
P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
Telephone: (801) 530-6628
Toll-Free: (866) 275-3675
Fax: (801) 530-6511
http://www.dopl.utah.gov

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V

Vermont Board of Medical Practice
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402
Telephone: (802) 863-7200
Fax:( 802) 865-7754
http://healthvermont.gov

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W

Washington Medical Quality Assurance Commission
P.O. Box 47866
Olympia, Washington, 98504-7866
Physical Address: 243 Israel Rd SE, Tumwater WA 98501
Telephone: (360) 236-4788
Fax: (360) 236-2795
http://www.doh.wa.gov

West Virginia Board of Medicine
101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
Telephone: (304) 558-2921
Fax: (304) 558-2084
http://www.wvdhhr.gov

West Virginia Board of Osteopathy
405 Capitol Street, Suite 402
Charleston, WV 25301
Telephone: (304) 558-6095
Fax: (304) 558-6096
http://www.wvbdosteo.org

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
PO Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
Physical Address: 1400 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
Telephone: (608) 266-2112
Toll Free: 877-617-1565
Fax: (608) 261-7083
http://drl.wi.gov

Wyoming Board of Medicine
320 W. 25th Street, Suite 103
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Telephone: (307) 778-7053
Toll Free: (800) 438-5784
Fax: (307) 778-2069
http://wyomedboard.state.wy.us

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