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ATLANTA – The Georgia Composite Medical Board announced today that it may approve and issue “emergency practice permits” to physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses, and respiratory care professionals who wish to practice medicine during the public health emergency response to novel coronavirus, known as “COVID-19.”
The Board has implemented a new online licensing system.
Effective January 22, all application fees (Initial, Renewals, and Miscellaneous) paid online will be subject to a 3.5% convenience fee.
On June 09, 2017, The Georgia Medical Board adopted a public statement regarding the Board’s handling of sexual misconduct and boundary violations.
The Georgia Composite Medical Board voted yesterday during its February meeting to accept an interim public consent order suspending the medical license of Kevin McCowan, M.D. (#053781).
The Georgia Composite Medical Board voted yesterday during its February meeting to accept the interim public consent order suspending the license of Narendra Nagareddy, M.D. (#046703) effective February 5, 2016.
Georgia Composite Medical Board Chair Dr. Alice A. House urges those who have or will travel to countries affected by the Zika virus to consult their physician, especially pregnant women.
If you are a physician with an active Georgia license, please check your email inbox for a message issued on October 20, 2015 about an important survey regarding physician perceptions of PA certification and practice.