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Please Note: DHP's offices will be closed Tuesday, April 25th for a staff training event.
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Need a Vaccine? Everyone in Virginia aged 6 months or older is eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. Speak to your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information.

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Who We Are

The Virginia Board of Medicine consists of an 18-member Board, eleven professional Advisory Boards, as well as administrative, enforcement, licensing, and support staff.


What We Do

We license and regulate Doctors of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, Chiropractic and numerous other Allied professions. The complete listing can be found here.

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Practitioner Info

Search Physician Profiles, verify a license, review case decisions.

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Renew License

Healthcare Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.

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Apply for License

Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

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File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

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Laws and Regulations

Review state laws and regulations that apply to the Board of Medicine

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Regulated Professions

The Board of Medicine regulates a wide variety of professions. Find out more.

Featured News

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Removal of DATA Waiver (X-Waiver) Requirement

Please note the below posting from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.


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Scam Alert

The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency


Upcoming Events

Fri, Mar 31, 2023 9:00 AM
Regulatory Advisory Panel - Opioid and Buprenorphine Regulations

Thu, Apr 27, 2023 9:00 AM
Special Conference Committee

Fri, May 5, 2023 8:30 AM
Legislative Committee

More information on the Calendar Page.

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Suicide Prevention
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Virginia Board of Medicine | Contact the Board
William L. Harp, MD, Executive Director
L. Blanton Marchese, President