4731.17 Issuance of license.

(A) The state medical board shall review all applications received under section 4731.19 of the Revised Code. The board shall determine whether an applicant meets the requirements for a license to practice the applicable limited branch of medicine.

(B) If the board determines that the applicant meets the requirements for a license and that the documentation required for a license is acceptable, the board shall issue to the applicant the appropriate license to practice. Each license shall be signed by the president and secretary of the board and attested by its seal.

(C) A license shall authorize the holder to practice the limited branch of medicine for which the license was issued. No person who holds a license to practice a limited branch of medicine issued by the board under this section shall do any of the following:

(1) Practice a limited branch of medicine other than the limited branch of medicine for which the license was issued;

(2) Treat infectious, contagious, or venereal diseases;

(3) Prescribe or administer drugs;

(4) Perform surgery or practice medicine in any other form.


Amended by 133rd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 166, §101.01, eff. 10/17/2019.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2012.

Effective Date: 03-09-1999 .