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Physicians and Surgeons

A Physician or Surgeon (M.D.) is an individual issued a license allowing them to practice medicine. A physician may diagnose, prescribe, and administer treatment to individuals suffering from injury or disease.

Disciplinary Action Disclosures

When renewing your license, you must disclose whether you have been disciplined by and or been convicted of a crime since your last renewal.

Discipline is any action taken against your licenses by a government agency or disciplinary body. Disciplinary actions includes, but is not limited to, suspension, revocation, voluntary surrender, probation, or any other restriction. License includes permits, registrations and certificates.

If you have been convicted of any crime in any state, the U.S. and its territories, military court, or a foreign country. Conviction includes a plea of no contest and any conviction that has been set aside or deferred pursuant to sections 1000 or 1203.4 of the Penal Code; including infractions, misdemeanor, and felonies. You do not need to report a conviction for an infraction with a fine of less than $300, unless the infraction involved alcohol or controlled substances.