Emergency Practice Permit - Hurricane Dorian

The Georgia Composite Medical Board announced today that it may approve and issue “emergency practice permits” to physicians who wish to practice medicine during disaster relief efforts if Hurricane Dorian affects Georgia. Ahead of the storm, Gov. Brian Kemp has already issued states of emergency for 13 Georgia counties.

New GCMB Licensing system

The Board has implemented a new online licensing system.

State to require Convenience fee on online applications

Effective January 22, all application fees (Initial, Renewals, and Miscellaneous) paid online will be subject to a 3.5% convenience fee.

GCMB announces emergency practice permit plan ahead of Hurricane Florence

ATLANTA – The Georgia Composite Medical Board announced today that it may approve and issue “emergency practice permits” to physicians who wish to practice medicine during disaster relief efforts if Hurricane Florence affects Georgia. Ahead of the storm, Gov.

GCMB announces emergency practice permit plan ahead of Hurricane Irma

ATLANTA – The Georgia Composite Medical Board announced today that it may approve and issue “emergency practice permits” to physicians who wish to practice medicine during disaster relief efforts if Hurricane Irma affects Georgia. Ahead of the storm, Gov.

GCMB reviews internal policy regarding handling of sexual misconduct and boundary violations

On June 09, 2017, The Georgia Medical Board adopted a public statement regarding the Board’s handling of sexual misconduct and boundary violations.

GCMB accepts Voluntary Surrender of Augusta Orthopedic Surgeon’s medical license

The Georgia Medical Board accepted the voluntary surrender of the Georgia medical license of Arlon Harm Jahnke, M.D., after he was convicted in the U.S.

Board Responds to Hurricane Matthew, Authorizes Temporary Licenses for Physicians of Affected Patients

The Georgia Composite Medical Board announced yesterday during its October meeting that temporary licenses would be approved and issued to physicians licensed in good standing in Florida or South Carolina whose patients were evacuated to Georgia.

Dr. Antalis to lead Board into 2017, Dr. DeLoach to serve as vice chair

The Georgia Composite Medical Board voted yesterday during its June meeting to elect John S. Antalis, M.D., as its new chairperson through May 2017.

Board issues order mirroring medical license suspension in Colorado

The Georgia Composite Medical Board voted yesterday during a teleconference meeting to issue an Order of Summary Suspension concerning the medical license of Brent Austen Wilson, M.D. (#059350). The order was docketed, and the license was suspended, today.