FAKE AGENT CALLS
The Board Staff has received several phone calls from multiple licensees stating that someone is calling pretending to be an agent of the Medical Board and trying to obtain personal information. 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. We would 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 located in Atlanta, GA and all phone numbers from the Board will have Atlanta area codes. (404, 470, 678 or 770) If you receive a call like this please do not give any personal information and disconnect the call. If you need any additional information, please contact Jonathan McGehee, Director of Investigations at email@example.com.
Open records request
Please send open records request to:
Georgia Composite Medical Board
Attn: Open Records Request
Code section 50-18-71(a), the Georgia Open Records Act, provides “All public records shall be open for personal inspection and copying, except those which by order of a court of this state or by law are specifically exempt from disclosure.” Please note the Board CANNOT produce any records pertaining to the following:
- Investigative records, which may include complaints if any (O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-19(h)(2), 43-34-8(d) and 50-18-72(a)(4))
- Deliberations of the Board on any confidential matter (O.C.G.A. § 43-34-7(4))
- Medical records and similar files (O.C.G.A. § 50-18-72(a)(2))
- Medical records involving a licensee (O.C.G.A. §§ 43-34-9(a)(13) and 43-34-5.1)
- Application files (O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-2(k) and 43-34-7)
- Attorney-client privilege or attorney work product (O.C.G.A. §§ 50-18-72(a)(41) and (42))
- Pertinent records on death reporting (O.C.G.A. § 43-34-290)
- Any documents specifically exempt from disclosure by order of a court of this state or by law
The Board declines to produce confidential records, to the extent that the records even exist. However, a wealth of public information can be found on our licensee search page, which includes license number, license status, license expiration date and practice location address for each licensee. Also the licensee search page links to Board orders (if any) and the physician profile.