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The Georgia Composite Medical Board protects the health of Georgians through the proper licensing of physicians and enforcement of the Medical Practice Act.
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The Georgia Composite Medical Board is the agency that licenses physicians, physician assistants, respiratory care professionals, perfusionists, acupuncturists, orthotists, prosthetists, auricular (ear) detoxification specialists, genetic counselors, cosmetic laser practitioners and pain management clinics.
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Practice Permit Application
The Georgia Composite Medical Board Staff has received several phone calls from multiple licensees stating that someone is calling and pretending to be an agent of the Medical Board. These calls are trying to obtain both personal information and or money. These calls are scams.
Information regarding your licensure number, issue date, expiration date, and address of record is available on the Board’s website. Your NPI number is also available on the Internet. The Board would not contact you by phone to obtain your personal information or money. We may contact you to set up a time that you can contact us and give you a valid call back number or schedule an in-person meeting. The Board is in Atlanta, GA and all phone numbers from the Board will have Atlanta area codes (404, 470, 678 or 770). It has also come to the Board’s attention that the scam callers are “spoofing” the Boards number. If in doubt, please hang up and call the Board directly. Board staff is aware of these types of calls and will understand your need to verify their identity.
If you receive a call like this, please do not give any personal information or money and disconnect the call. If you need any additional information, please contact Jonathan McGehee, Director of Investigations at email address email@example.com.
Georgia Composite Medical Board 2 Peachtree Street, N.W.,
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
In response to the State of Emergency that has been declared by the Federal and Georgia legislatures, the Georgia Composite Medical Board encourages licensed prescribers to follow CDC guidelines in leveraging telemedicine technologies in order to protect patients and the healthcare workforce. In general, prescribers should adhere to the state rule on Practice Through Electronic or Other Such Means as amended at the March 5, 2020 meeting.
Online licensing site users can:
Access your Online Account
To review the Board's Complaint process and access the Online Form
The Georgia Composite Medical Board is comprised of sixteen members (15 voting members and one ex-officio) appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate.