The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners is the official Arizona state agency that governs the practice of osteopathic medicine in Arizona. The Board issues licenses to all doctors of osteopathic medicine (D.O.), to allow them to practice medicine in Arizona. Currently there are approximately 2,900 osteopathic physicians licensed by the Board. The Board also regulates those doctors’ practices to ensure that the medical care provided meets professional standards. As part of that regulation, the Board accepts and investigates complaints made against osteopathic physicians. On average, the Board receives, investigates and resolves about 300 complaints each year.
THE OSTEOPATHIC BOARD NO LONGER ISSUES WALLET CARDS
May 1, 2016 is the end of the renewal cycle for those with a December 31, 2015 renew by date.
If you did not renew your license before the deadline and desire to be licensed in Arizona, you must re-apply using the Initial License Application. Please contact the Board’s licensing division with any questions.
For licensees with a renew-by date of 12/31/2016, forms will be made available by November 1, 2016.