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Board of Medicine

Welcome to the Board of Medicine.

Job Opportunity

The Office of Professional Licensure and Certification is looking for a part-time Administrator for the Board of Dental Examiners / Board of Medicine. Please see the job description. pdf file If you are interested please contact Sheri Walsh at 603-271-6985 or sheri.walsh@oplc.nh.gov.

Physician Finder

We recently moved to a new licensing system and our Physician Finder has been modified and renamed to New Hampshire Online Verification. If you are trying to verify licensee information for a Physician or a Physician Assistant please do the following:

1) Click on the Licensee Lookup link to the left,
2) Click on the New Hampshire Online Verification link,
3) Click on Person Search,
4) Select Medicine in the Profession Drop Down and Select the desired License Type,
5) enter your search criteria (First Name and/or Last Name and/or License Number),
6) click on the search button or hit the enter key.

Your search results will display. For additional information regarding the licensee's background, click on the licensee name.

For a written verification, please send the required $20.00 fee, check made payable to Treasurer, State of New Hampshire, to the NH Board of Medicine, Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, 121 South Fruit Street, Suite 301, Concord, NH 03301.

Mission Statement

To protect the public from the unprofessional, incompetent, or impaired practice of medicine.

The Board of Medicine issues licenses to qualified Allopathic and Osteopathic physicians and physician assistants based on nationally recognized credentialing standards. The Board regulates the minimum standards for professional conduct and continued competence and takes disciplinary action against licensees who fail to meet these standards.

Opioid Prescribing

The board has compiled a list of resources for prescribing opioid for pain management.

NH Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Legislative Committee Appointments

The Board is looking for volunteers for the following Legislative Committees/Commissions:

  • Senate Bill 447 requires the Board to appoint one licensed physician to a commission to study Narcan.
  • Senate Bill 523 requires the Board to appoint three licensed physicians, one of whom shall specialize in pain medicine, one of whom shall specialize in addiction medicine and one of whom practices in the field of primary care medicine, to a commission to study requiring controlled drugs and controlled drug analogs to be provided in abuse-deterrent formulation. The Board has already appointed a physician who specializes in pain medicine.
  • Senate Bill 135 requires the Board to appoint a pediatric physician licensed under RSA 329 and another pediatric health care provider to a screening commission to assess and recommend measures for preventing childhood lead poisoning and improving screening rates among NH children ages 6 years old and younger.
  • Senate Bill 530 requires the Board to appoint a physician assistant to a commission to study volunteer health services.

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Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
121 South Fruit Street |  Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152