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KRS Amendment

​The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure recently filed an amendment to 201 KAR 9:260, which is the Board's regulation for setting out the standards for prescribing and dispensing controlled substances in the Commonwealth.  The Board has filed the amendment in response to the enactment of HB 333, which was passed by the 2017 Kentucky General Assembly and signed by Governor Bevin.  Click here to review this information.

Surgical Assistant Renewal

​The link to renew your Surgical Assistant certification is now active.  Click here to renew. 

House Bill 2 Important Notice

Please be advised that House Bill 2, the Ultrasound Informed Consent Act, as passed the Kentucky General Assembly, was signed by Governor Matt Bevin and became effective on Monday, January 9, 2017.  This bill requires a signed form before a patient can have a abortion. The link to this form can be viewed by clicking here.  For more information on House Bill 2, click here.

Gabapentin Becomes a Schedule 5 Controlled Substance in Kentucky

Gabapentin Becomes a Schedule 5 Controlled Substance effective July 1, 2017.  To view information on this regulation change, please click here.

Online Services-License Verification

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure's (KBML) purpose is to protect the public from any unauthorized practitioners. As a service to the public, we offer an online verification service that allows you to search and look up basic information regarding professionals licensed by the Board. This includes physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, athletic trainers and surgical assistants (see below).

Acupuncture Profile

Acupuncture Profile /
Licensure Verification

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Temporary Permit Verification

Temporary Permit Verification of Physician License

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Athletic Trainer Profile

Athletic Trainer Profile /
Licensure Verification

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Physician Assistant Profile

Physician Assistant Profile /
Licensure Verification

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Physician Profile

Physician Profile /
License Verification

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Surgical Assistant Profile

Surgical Assistant Profile /
Certification Verification

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Verification of Licensure/Certification for Licensees

All licensees are required to purchase a license/certificate verification. For more information, including instructions about verification and duplicate ID requests for wallet cards or wall certificates, please visit our page here.​

To purchase a verification for an active license, use our online verification system. For inactive licenses, please contact Terraz Dean.



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The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (KBML) is responsible for protecting the public by ensuring that only qualified medical and osteopathic physicians are licensed and initiating discip​linary action when viola​tions of the Medical Practice Act occur. In addition, the Board regulates the practice of Physician Assistants, Surgical Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Acupuncturists in the Commonwealth.

The Board is self-supporting and receives no general fund tax appropriations. It is funded solely through fees collected from its licensees.