4731.56 Issuing license to practice podiatric medicine.

(A) The state medical board shall review all applications received under section 4731.52 of the Revised Code. The board shall determine whether an applicant meets the requirements for a license to practice podiatric medicine and surgery. An affirmative vote of not fewer than six members of the board is required to determine that an applicant meets the requirements for a license.

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

(C) A person who holds a license to practice podiatric medicine and surgery issued under this section may use the title "Dr.," "doctor," "D.P.M.," "physician," or "surgeon."

(D) The holder of a license issued under this section shall either provide verification of licensure status from the board's internet web site on request or prominently display a wall certificate in the license holder's office or the place where a major portion of the license holder's practice is conducted.

Cite as R.C. § 4731.56

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

Effective Date: 04-10-2001 .