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Kentucky Medical License Verification

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure provides an online verification system for physicians licensed in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Physician Verification of Licensure

The following information is available on medical and osteopathic physicians with a Kentucky license:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • License Number
  • Status
  • Expiration
  • Practice County
  • Specialty
  • Type of Practice
  • Year Licensed in KY
  • Medical School
  • Year Graduated
  • Board Action

The physician profile provides a link to Orders relating to current Board actions taken against a physician's license.

Previous actions taken by the Board can also be obtained by submitting a written requests pursuant to Chapter 61 of the Kentucky Opens Records Law directly to the Board. The request can be mailed to:

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

310 Whittington Parkway, Suite 1B

Louisville, Kentucky 40222

Attention: Bertha Wallen, or fax to 502/429-7118 or email

Please note that you may be invoiced for the duplication of the records.

It should be noted that information on a pending investigation relating to a grievance against a licensee is not publicly available.