TO VERIFY A LICENSE
Click on the PHYSICIAN SEARCH TAB located on the far right side of the home page menu bar. In the event the physician has disciplinary actions or orders, the document link will be visible by clicking on the name of the physician or the details option. Please note, some Board Actions may not appear until a few weeks after they are taken due to appeals, effective dates, and other administrative processes. A person may obtain additional public records related to any licensee or certificate holder, including dismissed complaints and nondisciplinary actions and orders, by contacting the board directly. Pursuant to A.R.S. 32-3214, Dismissed complaint records are available to the public, but may not appear on the Board's website. Dismiss means the Board does not issue a disciplinary or nondisciplinary order or action against the licensee or certificate holder. Non-disciplinary orders or actions taken by the Board after January 1, 2018, will be made available on the website for a 5 year period. Letters of concern and advisory letters may not be posted on the website, but are available to the public upon request. A penidng complaint or investigation will not be disclosed to the public.
We recommend if you are in a hiring position, that you verify credentials with the appropriate licensing board, prior to hiring or introduction into your office setting.
Members of the public are strongly encouraged to check the credentials of any health care provider you plan to see, prior to your visit.
A list of Imposters may be found under the News tab located on the above menue bar.
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TO FILE A COMPLAINT
Anyone, including the Board, may file a complaint against a Licensed Naturopathic Physician. The Board on its own motion may investigate any evidence that appears to show that a doctor of naturopathic medicine is or may be medically incompetent, is or may be guilty of unprofessional conduct or is or may be mentally or physically unable to engage safely in the practice of naturopathic medicine. View the document below for details on the complaint process and the complaint form.
32-3224. Complaints; time limitation on filing
Notwithstanding any time limitation to the contrary in this title, a health profession regulatory board may not act on its own motion or on any complaint received by the board in which an allegation of unprofessional conduct or any other violation of the chapter that applies to a professional who holds an Arizona license or certificate occurred more than four years before the complaint is received by the board.
This time limitation does not apply to:
1. Medical malpractice settlements or judgments or allegations of sexual misconduct or if such incident or occurrence involved a felony, diversion of a controlled substance or impairment while practicing by the licensee or certificate holder.
2. A board's consideration of the specific unprofessional conduct related to a licensee's or certificate holder's failure to disclose conduct or a violation as required by law.