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Agency officials communicate daily with members of the media in order to provide the public with the most accurate and useful health information possible. At times, because of the high volume of inquiries, the agency will issue a mass release of important news concerning the Arizona Medical Board (AMB) or the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.



Medical Board Places Restriction on License of Kingman Physician
4/3/2008

 
Medical Board Accepts the Surrender of Licenses from 2 Physicians
4/3/2008

 
Tamper-Resistant Prescription Pads Not Required for Arizona Medicaid Patients
4/1/2008

 
Medical Board Orders Emergency Suspension for Phoenix Physician
3/7/2008

 
Medical Board Revokes One License, Accepts Surrender of Another
2/12/2008

 
Medical Board Approves Scope of Practice Guidelines
2/12/2008

 
New Office-Based Surgery Rules Now in Effect in Arizona
1/25/2008

 
Medical Board Selects New Executive Director
1/17/2008

 
Medical Board Revokes 2 Licenses, Accepts Surrender of 2 Others
12/14/2007

 
Pharmacy Board Sends Out Notices for Prescription Monitoring Program
12/13/2007

 
Medical Board Revokes the License of 2 Physicians
12/13/2007

 
Glendale Physician Assistant Agrees to Practice Restriction
12/7/2007

 
PA Board Accepts Surrender of License
11/14/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Consultant Named to National Committee
10/24/2007

 
Medical Board and PA Board Adopt Guidelines on Supervision
10/18/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Suspends License of Phoenix Physician
10/15/2007

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends Physician‘s License
10/11/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Revokes License of Anthem Physician
10/10/2007

 
Medical Board Completes Another Step in Office-Based Surgery Rules Process
9/17/2007

 
Board Posts Job Description for Executive Director
9/14/2007

 
Medical Board Adopts Aggressive Agenda For the Coming Year
9/10/2007

 
Board Accepts Surrender of PA's License
8/22/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Begins the Search for a New Executive Director
8/21/2007

 
Medical Board Suspends License of Sun City West Surgeon
8/20/2007

 
Medical Board Resolves Dozens of Cases at August Meeting
8/13/2007

 
Medical Board Places Tucson Physician on Probation
8/13/2007

 
Medical Board Suspends Anesthesiologist‘s License
8/13/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Revokes 2 Physicians‘ Licenses
8/10/2007

 
Medical Board Releases Guide, Checklist for Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon
8/3/2007

 
Judge Continues Injunction in Scottsdale Physician‘s Case
7/20/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Suspends Physician Who Violated Board Order
7/13/2007

 
State Medical Board Suspends the License of Anthem Physician
7/10/2007

 
Rheumatologist Is New Chief Medical Consultant for Arizona Medical Board
6/13/2007

 
Medical Board Accepts Surrenders of Three Licenses
6/8/2007

 
Two-Term Member Departs the Arizona Medical Board
6/8/2007

 
Chief Medical Consultant to Leave Arizona Medical Board Post
6/8/2007

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends Gilbert Physician
5/18/2007

 
PA Board Accepts Surrender of License
5/17/2007

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends Valley Physician
4/20/2007

 
Medical Board Revokes 2 Licenses, Accepts 2 Surrenders
4/13/2007

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends License of Tucson Physician
3/27/2007

 
PA Board Elects New Officers for 2007
3/1/2007

 
Medical Board Adjudicates Cases Involving 55 Physicians
2/15/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Has New Officers for 2007
2/12/2007

 
Medical Board Thanks Becky Jordan for Her Service
2/12/2007

 
Pain Management Guidelines
1/2/2007

 
Arizona Medical Board Issues Policy Statement on Internet Prescribing
12/13/2006

 
Arizona Medical Board Resolves 81 Cases
12/12/2006

 
Physician Assistant Board Suspends the Licenses of 2 Arizona PAs
11/15/2006

 
Medical Board Suspends Its Recommendations for Supervision of PAs
10/12/2006

 
Medical Board Revokes the Licenses of Four Physicians
10/12/2006

 
Medical Board Seeks Informal Comment on Draft Rules for Office-Based Surgery
10/2/2006

 
Two New Areas of Unprofessional Conduct
9/20/2006

 
Medical Board Soliciting Proposals for Aftercare Monitoring
9/19/2006

 
Board Subcommittee Approves Draft Policy Statement on Internet Prescribing
9/15/2006

 
ADHS Advisory: Protect Newborns from Hepatitis B Infection
9/12/2006

 
New Issue of Primum Focuses on Statutes
9/11/2006

 
Medical Board Suspends the License of Phoenix Physician
8/24/2006

 
Arizona Medical Board Dismisses Abandoned Records Case Against Tucson Physician
8/11/2006

 
New Pamphlet Available on the Medical Board Adjudication Process
7/10/2006

 
State Senate Confirms 3 Arizona Medical Board Members
6/27/2006

 
3 PA Board Members Maintain Their Seats
6/26/2006

 
ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD CONCLUDES 2-DAY MEETING WITH SUMMARY ACTION
6/8/2006

 
Arizona Medical Board Revokes the Licenses of 3 Physicians
6/7/2006

 
Physician Assistant Board Terminates PA‘s Remote Supervision
5/18/2006

 
Health Alert: Valley Fever at Outbreak Levels in Arizona
5/16/2006

 
Health Alert: Valley Fever at Outbreak Levels in Arizona
5/16/2006

 
Second Issue of Primum Available
5/10/2006

 
Medical Board Resolves Case Backlog While Focusing on Serious Complaints
5/4/2006

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends Physician's License
4/21/2006

 
Medical Board Lifts Restrictions Placed on Fertility Doctor‘s Practice
4/4/2006

 
Draft Pain Management Guidelines Receive Good Reviews
3/16/2006

 
Draft Pain Management Guidelines Receive Good Reviews
3/16/2006

 
Revised Draft of Pain Guidelines Available
3/10/2006

 
Revised Draft of Pain Guidelines Available
3/10/2006

 
Patient Safety Conference Scheduled in Phoenix
3/1/2006

 
New Public Member of the Arizona Medical Board
2/16/2006

 
New Chairman of the Arizona Medical Board
2/10/2006

 
Medical Board Dismisses Case Against Surgeon Who Implanted Stolen Pacemaker
2/9/2006

 
Medical Board Makes More Progress on Clearing Caseload
2/8/2006

 
Medical Board Suspends the Licenses of Two Physicians
1/30/2006

 
Summary Action Teleconference Canceled
1/9/2006

 
State Task Force on Pain Management Hears from Executive Director
1/5/2006

 
State Task Force on Pain Management Hears from AMB Executive Director
1/5/2006

 
CALIFORNIA PHYSICIAN AGREES TO LICENSE RESTRICTION IN ARIZONA
12/20/2005

 
MEDICAL BOARD LEARNS OF LOWER CASE BACKLOG, STABILIZED STAFF
12/9/2005

 
PA Agrees to Practice Restriction
11/18/2005

 
PA Board Member Elected to National Leadership Position
11/17/2005

 
PA Board Meeting: Collection of Licensure Fees
11/17/2005

 
Tucson Resident Named to 2nd Term on Medical Board
11/8/2005

 
MEDICAL BOARD ORDERS RESTRICTIONS FOR DOCTOR‘S PRACTICE
10/11/2005

 
MEDICAL BOARD CONSIDERS 77 CASES IN 2-DAY MEETING
10/11/2005

 
DEA Clarifies Controlled Substances Requirements
10/4/2005

 
Medical Board Moves Forward with Physician Health Program
9/29/2005

 
MEDICAL BOARD SUSPENDS PHYSICIAN‘S LICENSE
9/28/2005

 
Health Advisory on Medical Conditions Affecting Evacuees and Responders
9/13/2005

 
Phoenix Surgeon Joins the Arizona Medical Board
9/13/2005

 
PA Board Joins 'Operation Good Neighbor'
9/12/2005

 
Six Physicians Are Now Arizona Medical Board Consultants
9/12/2005

 
Medical Board Joins ‘Operation Good Neighbor‘
9/12/2005

 
Arizona Physicians on the Ground in New Orleans
9/9/2005

 
Federal Officials Establish Web Site and Hot Line for Volunteers
9/8/2005

 
Updated Plans for Louisiana Medical Students
9/8/2005

 
THE MED FORM FOR ALL TO HELP SAVE LIVES
9/1/2005

 
Medical Board Takes Quick Action Against 2 Physicians - A third doctor agrees to restrictions
8/31/2005

 
BOARD VOTES TO FORMALIZE FEES
8/26/2005

 
BOARD DISCIPLINES 3 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
8/26/2005

 
BOARD SUBCOMMITTEE BEGINS WORK ON RULES FOR MINOR SURGERY
8/26/2005

 
BOARD SETS MEETING DATES FOR 2006
8/26/2005

 
Board Welcomes New Member
8/26/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board correction on requirements for taking Step 3 of the USMLE
8/19/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Approves Draft of Office-Based Surgery (OBS) Rules
8/16/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Considers 67 Cases During August Board Meeting
8/12/2005

 
New Member of the Arizona Medical Board
8/12/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Provides Information on Advance Care Directives
7/26/2005

 
RANDY DANIELSEN APPOINTED TO SECOND TERM
7/26/2005

 
BOARD MEMBER CITED AS FAVORITE DOCTOR IN NORTH SCOTTSDALE
6/15/2005

 
ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD WRAPS UP LENGTHY MEETING
6/10/2005

 
BOARD HONORS RETIRING MEDICAL CONSULTANT
6/9/2005

 
ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD MAKES PROGRESS ON BACKLOG OF CASES
6/9/2005

 
What To Do With Old Medical Records
5/2/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board in Top Ten
4/20/2005

 
ARIZONA BOARD MEMBER HONORED FOR HIS SERVICE IN IRAQ
4/14/2005

 
ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD REITERATES POSITION ON INTERNET PRESCRIBING
4/14/2005

 
ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD DISCIPLINES DR. GARY HALL
4/13/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Member Named a Top Doc – Again!
3/30/2005

 
Distinguished Arizona Medical Board Member Steps Down
3/28/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Suspends the Licenses of 2 Doctors
3/23/2005

 
Arizona Medical Board Hires New Executive Director
11/23/2004

 
Medical Board Summarily Suspends License of Tucson Physician