The Board strongly recommends that this license application be completed by the applicant. Any information incorrectly supplied will be considered to have been supplied by the applicant.
You must create a new applicant record the first time you access this site.
If you do not complete the online application process and submit your application within six months, your application will expire.
Please provide your full legal name as it appears on your Birth/Marriage certificate or naturalization/name change documents.
Providing a false SSN is strictly prohibited.
Your password must be at least 8 characters long and contain at least one number and one alphabetical letter. You cannot use a social security number as a password.
As part of your application for license or renewal of your registration you are
required to provide your Social Security Number to the Oregon Medical Board. This
is mandatory. The authority for this requirement is ORS 25.785, ORS 305.385, 42
USC § 666(a)(13), 42 USC § 405 (c)(2)(i) and 45 CFR § 61.7 (3)(b). Failure to
provide your Social Security Number will be a basis to refuse to issue or renew
the license, certification or registration you seek. Your Social Security Number
will remain on file with the Board and will be used for child support enforcement
by Child Services Division, for tax administration and required reports to the
National Practitioner Databank (NPDB). The Board may also use your Social Security
Number for identification and investigative purposes and for the collection of
delinquent fines assessed by the Board.
Please select the license you wish to apply for.
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A doctor of osteopathic medicine is licensed to practice medicine, prescribe medications,
perform surgery, and utilize any of a number of recognized modalities of therapy
in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and physical
conditions, including the use of manipulative therapy. In Oregon, a DO's scope of
practice also includes the practice of acupuncture.
Physicians who have retired from active practice and are planning on moving to Oregon
may want to apply for a Volunteer Emeritus license if they wish to volunteer medical
service for no compensation in a health clinic. Practice is limited to public health
clinics or health clinics operated by a charitable. Application fee is waived.