About the Board

The West Virginia Board of Medicine is the sole authority for the issuance of licenses to practice medicine and surgery, to practice podiatry, and to practice as a physician assistant for a medical doctor (M.D.) in the State of West Virginia, and is the regulatory and disciplinary body for medical doctors, podiatrists and their physician assistants.

The West Virginia Medical Practice Act and Rules promulgated thereunder are the source of the West Virginia Board of Medicine's authority.