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Pain Management Clinics (PMC)

Effective September 1, 2010, a pain management clinic may not operate in Texas without obtaining a certificate from the Texas Medical Board (TMB).


The Texas Occupation Code, section 168.001, defines a “pain management clinic” as a publicly or privately owned facility for which a majority of patients are issued on a monthly basis a prescription for opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol, but not including suboxone.

Please visit Board rule 195 for the complete regulations.    

Board Rules


  • Certificates

    Please check the spreadsheet below to confirm registration of a pain management clinic. The pain management clinic registration information below is updated regularly.


     Pain Management Clinics - Spreadsheet of Current Certificate status


    The link below will allow a search of any Board action issued (Board order, remedial plan, cease and desist, etc.), inlcuding those issued to pain management clinics.

    After clicking the link below and accepting the usage terms, click on the "License Type" dropdown, select "Pain Management Clinic (Board Action Only)" and click "Search" to view all clinics with a Board action.


    Look up a License