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Licensee Resources

“... actice, outreach information and helpful links to medical schools, and other state and federal health care regulatory agencies. ”

This content is located on the following page(s): Texas Medical License FAQs | Licensee Resources | Texas Medical License Quick Links | Full Medical LIcense | Medical Board | Medical Board Bio's | Medical Board Committees | Medical Board History | Medical Board Calendar | Medical Board Agenda | Medical Board Meeting Minutes | Admin Medical License | Medical Record Questions | Renewal Chief Medical Officer Designation | Medical Records FAQs | Texas Medical Board Biographies | Texas Medical Board Committees - Committee Member List | Resources - Residents Medical Students Licenses | Medical Records FAQs | Continuing Medical Education for MDs/DOs | Continuing Medical Education for PAs | Consumer - Texas Medical Board Enforcement Process | Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records | Texas Medical License - links | Full Texas Medical License Overview | Texas Medical Board Committees | Texas Medical Board History | Texas Medical Board Meeting Minutes | Texas Medical Board Overview | Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Designation | Medical Record Questions | Medical License Limited to Underserved Areas | Texas Medical Jurisprudence Exam | Residents Medical Students Licenses | Texas Medical Board Temporary License Fees | Texas Medical Board Tenure List | Texas Medical Board Calendar | Interstate Medical Licensure Compact | Medical Board MInutes | Medical License Limited to Underserved Areas | EMS – Off-line Medical Director Registration | EMS – Off-line Medical Director | Medical Radiologic Technologist | Full Medical Radiologic Technologist | Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist | Medical Physicist | Medical Radiologic Technologists | Renewal - Medical Radiologic Technologist | Renewal - Full Medical Radiologic Technologist | Renewal - Limited Medical Radiologic Technologists | Renewal - Medical Physicists | Renewal Process - Medical Radiologic Technologist | Renewal Process - Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist | Renewal Process - Medical Physicists | Medical Radiologic Technology Board Calendar & Agendas | Medical Radiologic Technology Board Calendar & Agendas | Medical Physicist Licensure Advisory Committee | Agency - Medical Physicist Licensure Advisory Committee | Advisory Committees Overview | Advisory Committees | CE for Medical Physicists | resources - CE for Medical Physicists | Medical Radiologic Technology Board | Agency - Medical Radiologic Technology Board | Medical Radiologic Technology Board Biographies | Agency - Medical Radiologic Technology Board Biographies | Medical Radiologic Technology Board Committees | Agency - Medical Radiologic Technology Board Committees | Renewal - Physician - Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records | Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #1 | Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #2 | Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records - Tab #3 | Renewal - Medical Radiologist Assistant | Interstate Medical Licensure Compact | Medical Physicist Quick Links

Laws and Rules

“The laws and rules governing the Texas Medical Board, Texas Physician Assistant Board, Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners, Texas Board of Medical Radiologic Technology, and Texas Board of Respiratory Care are located in this section of the website.   In addition, information is provided ... ”

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Consumer/Public Resources

“... sicians Physician Assistants (PAs) Acupuncturists Medical Radiological Technologists (MRTs) Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) Medical Physicists Perfusionists Surgical Assistants How do I look up a licensee? Visit the “Look Up a License” page to search for license and permit inform ... ”

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Newsroom

“... bsp;link above.   News Press Releases Texas Medical Board Bulletins   ”

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Outreach Information for Physician Licensees

“The Texas Medical Board offers a CME-eligible presentation to county medical societies, medical specialty societies, and hospitals in order to inform and educate physician licensees about the regulation of the practice of medicine through physician licensure and enforcement. Attendees licensed to pr ... ”

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Latest Updates

“... x.us/page/coronavirus     Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Joint Statement from TMB and TSBP Regarding Prescribed Drugs or Treatment for COVID-19 Controlled Substances E-Prescribing (Beginning Jan. 1, 2021) Prescription Monitoring Program Checks Now Mandatory ALERT – S ... ”

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Contact Us

“... , TMRT, LMRT, TLMRT, RCP, TRCP, Perfusionist, and Medical Physicists applicants – Please submit your questions by email to TMBscreening@tmb.state.tx.us For Physician Assistant, Physician-in-Training and all other applicants - Please submit your questions by email to screen- ... ”

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TMB February 6-7 2014 Board Meeting - Supplemental Notice

“  Texas Medical Board   BOARD MEETING FEBRUARY 6-7, 2014 333 GUADALUPE, TOWER 2, SUITE 225  AUSTIN, TEXAS                     Supplemental Notice for Feb. 7, 2014 for Texas Medical Board (TMB)   The TMB is posting the followi ... ”

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Agency Quick Links

“... Laws & Rules Newsroom Forms Meeting Minutes Medical Board Physician Assistant Board Acupuncture Board Medical Radiologic Technology Board Respiratory Care Board Contact Us ”

General Information for Physician Applicants

“... quo; answers to questions on the Professionalism, Medical Liability section of the application. The Licensing Analyst assigned to review your file will examine all supporting documentation. In many cases more information or documentation is needed. A new item will be generated on the Application Req ... ”

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Physician Applicants

“Licensing Physician Applicants The Texas Medical Board issues a full unrestricted license to practice medicine to physicians, as well as a number of limited and temporary licenses. Requirements vary based on license type. The Board collects and verifies applicant credentials, as required by statute ... ”

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Conceded Eminence License

“... l of the license as a person holding a full Texas medical license.  If a Conceded Eminence license holder terminates their relationship with the institution or program, the license shall be considered automatically canceled. Before You Apply Individuals considering applying for a Conceded Emin ... ”

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Licensing Overview

“... y Care Practitioner (RCP), Perfusionist (PF), and Medical Physicist (MP) Applicants (Updated 8/10/2021) To assist our pending licensure applicants affected by and/or wanting to assist with the response to COVID-19, the TMB is granting examination waivers for applicants of the license types listed ab ... ”

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Texas Physician Health Program

“... assistants, acupuncturists, surgical assistants, medical physicists, perfusionists, respiratory care practitioners and medical radiologic technologists affected by substance use disorders, physical illnesses and impairment, and/or psychiatric conditions. TXPHP provides education, recognition, and a ... ”

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Provisional License

“... d license available only to applicants for a full medical license and allows the applicant to practice for a maximum of 270 days in a medically underserved or health professionals shortage area.  The provisional license, by law, cannot be extended. Before You Apply Individuals considering appl ... ”

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2000

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2000

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 2000 Volume 22, Number 1 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall00 (fall00.doc MS Word 97, 181 KB) Medical Board Report Fall00 (fall00.pdf, PDF file, 490 KB) CONTENTS: Dr. Anderson Named President of Board Bo ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2006

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2006 

Document: Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2006 Medical Board Bulletin Fall 06 (220K pdf) Texas Medical Board Bulletin The newsletter of the Texas Medical Board Fall 2006 Volume 4, Number 1 Governor Names Drs. McNeese, Zeitler to Board Governor Rick Perry has appointed two new members to the Texas Medical Board ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2002

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2002

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 2002 Volume 24, Number 2 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall 2002(fall 02.doc, MS Word Doc, 89KB) Medical Board Report Fall 2002(fall 02.pdf, PDF file, 72 KB) Please note: The Medical Drug Review informat ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2001

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2001

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 2001 Volume 23, Number 1 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall 2001(fall 01.doc, MS Word Doc, 195 KB) Medical Board Report Fall 2001 (fall 01.pdf, PDF file, 100 KB) Please note: The Medical Drug Review info ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2004

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2004

Document: Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2004 Medical Board Bulletin Fall 04 Texas Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2004 Issue, Vol. 2, No. 1 Corrected and reissued 01/27/05 S.B. 104 Implementation Proceeding Senate Bill 104, passed by the 78th Legislature in 2003, provided TMB with stronger statutes and increased ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2009

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2009 

Document: ... delegation, including recent changes. Under the Medical Practice Act, Texas Occupa - tions Code, and Chapter 193 of the Board rules, physicians may delegate prescriptive authority to PAs and APNs. This authority includes prescrib - ing dangerous drugs and Schedules III, IV and V controlled subs ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2007

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2007 

Document: Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2007 Medical Board Bulletin Fall 07 (631K pdf) Texas Medical Board Bulletin The newsletter of the Texas Medical Board Fall 2007 Volume 5, No. 1 Governor Appoints Two to Board Governor Rick Perry has appointed Melinda McMichael, M.D., to the board. Dr. McMichael is an A ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2010

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2010

Document: ... other health professionals licensed by the Texas Medical Board or those who have applied for Texas licenses. Alison Jones, M.D., of Austin, is the presiding officer of TXPHP and Lloyd Garland, M.D., of Lubbock, serves as its medical director. A confidential, private agreement to mainta ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2008

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2008 

Document: Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2008 Medical Board Bulletin Fall 08 (1.2Mb pdf) Texas Medical Board Bulletin The newsletter of the Texas Medical Board Fall 2008 Volume 6, No. 1 Dr. Willeford Appointed to Board Governor Rick Perry has appointed George Willeford III, M.D., to the board. Dr. Willeford a ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 1997

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 1997

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 1997 Volume 19, Number 1 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall 97 (fall97.doc, MS Word 97, 151KB) CONTENTS: Board Offers Condolences Clearinghouse Program CME Reminder for Physicians Correction Executive Di ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 1998

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 1998 

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 1999 Volume 21, Number 1 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall 99 (fall99.doc, MS Word 97, 138KB) CONTENTS: Governor Appoints Five to Board Texas Physicians Need to Know about Lyme, Other Tick-Borne Diseas ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 1999

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 1999 

Document: Medical Board Report Newsletter of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Fall 1999 Volume 21, Number 1 Downloadable versions: Medical Board Report Fall 99 (fall99.doc, MS Word 97, 138KB) CONTENTS: Governor Appoints Five to Board Texas Physicians Need to Know about Lyme, Other Tick-Borne Diseas ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin Fall 2005

Description: TMB Bulletin Fall 2005

Document: Medical Board Bulletin Fall 2005 Medical Board Bulletin Fall 05 (194K pdf) Texas Medical Board Bulletin The newsletter of the Texas Medical Board Fall 2005 Volume 3, No. 1 Governor Names Medical Board Members Governor Rick Perry appointed three new members, and reappointed three others, to the Te ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin June-July 2003

Description: TMB Bulletin June-July 2003 

Document: Medical Board Bulletin June - July 2003 Medical Board Bulletin June - July 2003 Dr. Kirksey Installed as Federation President Thomas D. Kirksey, M.D., was installed as the 82nd chief elected officer of the Federation of State Medical Boards at its annual meeting in Chicago April 912. Doris C. Bro ...

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Title: TMB Bulletin March 2013

Description: TMB Bulletin March 2013 

Document: The newsletter of the Texas Medical Board, Texas Physician Assistant Board and Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners March 2013 A look at acupuncture con nuing educa on Acupuncturists need to complete at least 17 hours of con nuing acupuncture educa on (CAE) every 12 months. CAE hours should ...

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Can I file a liability claim through the Medical Board against my physician?

“No. Liability claims are heard in civil court. The TMB does not evaluate or give advice regarding civil liability claims. Note: The TMB cannot give legal advice. Please consult an attorney if you have questions regarding liability claims. ”

Has my physician ever been sued?

“... ians are required to provide a description of any medical malpractice claim to the TMB for publication on the physician profile. ”

How do I obtain a copy of my medical records?

“... ires a physician to release copies of a patient's medical records (or a narrative summary) if the physician receives written consent from the patient or the minor patient's parent or legal guardian. The physician shall furnish the information within 15 business days after the date of receipt of the ... ”

What are reasonable fees for medical records?

“... ne a reasonable fee for providing paper copies of medical records as no more than $25 for the first twenty pages and $.50 per page for every copy thereafter.  A reasonable fee for providing copies of medical records in electronic format is a charge of no more than: $25 for 500 pages or less and ... ”

What are reasonable fees for billing records?

“... provide copies of billing records as part of the medical records. A physician may charge separate fees for medical and billing records requested. ”

How long do physicians have to keep medical records?

“Generally, seven years from the last treatment date. ”

My physician closed his office. How do I get my medical records?

“Put your request in writing and send it to the physician’s address listed on the physician’s Profile on the TMB website. You can also contact the TMB to determine if a custodian of records has been reported. If another physician has taken over the practice, the records may also be availa ... ”

My physician died. How do I get my medical records?

“... time there is no centralized state repository for medical records. Sometimes patients send a written request for records to the doctor’s next of kin or the executor of the doctor’s estate. A patient may also contact the TMB to determine if a custodian of records has been reported. If ano ... ”

Can you recommend a doctor?

“... tions. You can also see where your doctor went to medical school and whether your doctor has been disciplined by the Texas Medical Board. ”

What is a D.O.?

“In addition to medical education, a doctor of osteopathy also studies the alignment of the spine and osteopathic manipulation. Osteopathic manipulation is the movement of the bones and joints. ”

What is the "corporate practice of medicine"?

“... of law and attendant facts.Section 165.156 of the Medical Practice Act makes it unlawful for any individual, partnership, trust, association or corporation by use of any letters, words, or terms, as an affix on stationery or advertisements or in any other manner, to indicate the individual, partners ... ”

What are the primary requirements for telemedicine in the state of Texas?

“... emedicine involves a health care provider’s medical care delivered to patients physically located at sites other than where the provider is located. The primary requirements are:The same standard of care that applies to an in-person setting applies to health care services or procedures provide ... ”

How do I find a new physician?

“... ov/services/health/medicaid-chip. Check the Texas Medical Board’s website – licensees of the Medical Board are searchable several ways including by city, zip code and specialty. Visit the following link: http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/page/look-up-a-license. Texas Health Compare – an ... ”

What is a Board issued 6-digit ID#?

“... all other applicants through contacting the Texas Medical Board Customer Service Department at (512) 305-7030 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Time. ”

Am I eligible for the NCT Registry if I completed only an alternate 20 hour radiology training course for a podiatric medical assistant?

“Not at this time.  If you are a Podiatric Medical Assistant who completed an alternate 20 hour radiology training course, you will need to be registered with Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) as a Podiatric Medical Radiological Technician.Information is available on ... ”