Arizona Medical Board

Arizona Medical Board
Protecting the Public's Health

9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, Arizona · 85258-5539
· Toll Free: 877-255-2212

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The Arizona Medical Board (AMB) is a state agency, responsible for licensing and regulating Arizona's allopathic physicians (medical doctors - MDs).  Note that other agencies not affiliated with AMB are responsible for licensing and regulating other types of physicians (Osteopathic [DOs], Naturopathic, Homeopathic, etc.).

AMB also provides administrative support for the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants, which licenses and regulates Arizona's Physician Assistants (PAs).


Docfinder: Finding a licensed healthcare practitioner in Arizona is easier than ever. “Docfinder” at, is the newly released website providing one-stop public access to important healthcare practitioner information. Unlike services offered by private companies, it is also free of charge. The site, developed by the Arizona Medical Board, contains licensee profiles for allopathic physicians (MDs), osteopathic physicians (DOs), dentists, optometrists, naturopathic physicians, and physician assistants. (more information)

The Arizona Medical Digest: A biannual publication of the Arizona Medical Board dedicated to providing timely information about the Board, its workings, and other items of interest to Arizona physicians.

Pharmacies: Please note Physician Assistant profiles now contain supervising physician and prescribing authority information.

New Board Names:
The former Arizona Board of Medical Examiners (BOMEX) is now known as the Arizona Medical Board (AMB). The former Joint Board on the Regulation of Physician Assistants is now known as the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants. Office and mailing addresses, phone numbers, etc. remain unchanged. Please note our new Internet domain name,, which replaces in our website and email addresses (old addresses also remain active, for your convenience during this transition).

Other state medical boards may be accessed at AIM's "DocFinder" site,

Please note our current office address and phone numbers, at the top of this page. (Interactive Map)

  Change in MD License Expiration Dates: License expiration dates on the website now reflect the statutorily mandated 4-month grace period. After the date shown, the license is expired and is no longer valid. A physician's license expires 4 months after his/her renewal due date.

Monday, July 14, 2003
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Other Agencies & Organizations
Contact Information & Links

Recent License Status Changes
New MD and PA licensees
Licenses changed to non-active status

Schedule of Fees
Employment Opportunities

The Arizona Medical Board Members

Patrick N. Connell, M.D., FACEP — Chairman Physician, Emergency Medicine
Edward J. Schwager, M.D., FAAFP — Vice Chairman Physician, Family Practice
Becky Jordan — Secretary Public Member
Ronnie R. Cox, Ph.D.  Public Member
Jay M. Crutchfield, M.D., FACS  Physician, General Surgeon
Robert P. Goldfarb, M.D., FACS Physician, Neurosurgeon
Tim B. Hunter, M.D., FACR Physician, Radiologist
Ram R. Krishna, M.D. Physician, Orthopedic Surgeon
William R. Martin, III, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sharon B. Megdal, Ph.D. Public Member
Dona Pardo, R.N., Ph.D. Registered Nurse
William W. Wong, M.D. Physician, Radiation Oncologist

Executive Staff

Barry A. Cassidy, Ph.D., PA-C, Executive Director
Amanda J. Diehl, Assistant Director/Operations
William R. Anderson, Assistant Director/Enforcement

Have a question or suggestion for improvement? 
Send email to [email protected].

Arizona Medical Board 2003 Meeting Schedule

August 13-14, 2003
October 8-9, 2003
December 10-11, 2003

Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants 2003 Meeting Schedule

August 27, 2003
November 19, 2003

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