Investigations

The Board is responsible for investigating all complaints and disciplining licensees under its jurisdiction who violate the rules and regulations applicable to their profession. [Louisiana Revised Statues 37:1261 through 37:1292]. A list of the Practice Acts of Board licensees may be found here.

 

DISCIPLINARY HISTORY: If a licensee has ever been the subject of formal disciplinary action by the Board, that information will be noted on the Verifications page. In addition, the relevant documents such as Consent Orders or Reinstatement Orders are viewable in full by searching for the licensee by name on the Disciplinary Actions page and clicking on “additional documents.”

 

COMPLAINTS: If you would like to submit a complaint against one of our licensees (see right hand panel) you must file a written complaint and sign a release which authorizes us to provide a copy of your complaint to the licensee.  The use of one of the forms below will help us respond appropriately to the complaint.

 

Please read the following FAQ's

 

Click the underlined items below to access the documents of interest

  1. Procedure for filing a complaint
  2. Complaint form - Fill in on-line (or off-line) and print. Sign the form and send to the Board (Mail or Fax).
  3. Legal aspects of medical record requests may be found here

 

DISCIPLINARY HISTORY: If a licensee has ever been the subject of disciplinary action by the Board, the type of discipline and current status will be noted on the verification page. Board Orders, Consent Decrees and Reprimands are public records and may be obtained by selecting Disciplinary Actions on our website's home page or here

 

REMEDIAL CME COURSES: Provided HERE are names and contact information of CME courses that are recommended and approved by the LSBME Compliance department. Only live courses that you personally attend are approved. Teleconference courses are NOT approved by the Board.

 

Note: To view some of the documents on this, Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher must be installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0, install it free by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Board has authority over the following professions

  • Physicians (MD and D0)
  • Acupuncturists
  • Acupuncturist Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Clin Exercise Physiologists 
  • Clin Laboratory Personnel
  • Licensed Midwives
  • Medical Psychologists
  • Occupational Therapists 
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Podiatrists
  • Perfusionists
  • Polysomnograph Personnel
  • Radiological Technologists 
  • Respiratory Therapists

 

The Board has no authority over the following professional disciplines who are regulated by separate licensing authorities:

 

The Board does not regulate health plans or insurance companies (contact the Department of Insurance)

 

The Board cannot share information or assist with lawsuits.