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 VDH COVID-19 in Virginia Information
VDH COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Healthcare Professionals
**UPDATE** - The State of Emergency on Coronavirus (COVID-19) expired on June 30, 2021.  Please review our COVID-19 information page for current information in effect… Read More 

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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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

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Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Initially passed in 2018, opioid prescriptions must be transmitted to the pharmacy electronically. There are exceptions in the law.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Sep 20, 2021 9:00 AM
Credentials Committee Business Meeting
Board Room 1

Wed, Sep 22, 2021 9:00 AM
Special Conference Committee

Thu, Sep 30, 2021 9:00 AM
Special Conference Committee

More information on the Calendar Page.

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Virginia Board of Medicine
medbd@dhp.virginia.gov | Contact the Board
William L. Harp, MD, Executive Director
L. Blanton Marchese, President