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Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision

Complaint Procedures

You have the right to file a complaint with our agency. The OSBMLS has jurisdiction over the following professionals: Medical Doctors (MD), Physician's Assistants (PA), Physical Therapists (PT), Physical Therapy Assistants (TA), Occupational Therapists (OT), Occupational Therapy Assistants (OA), Anesthesiologist Assistants (AA), Athletic Trainers (AT), Registered Electrologists (RE), Respiratory Care Practitioners (RC), Licensed Dietitians (LD), Pedorthists (LPED), Orthotists/Prosthetists (LO/LPR), and Radiologist Assistants (RA). We also contract our investigative services for Podiatrists (DPM) and Perfusionists (LP).

Please answer all applicable questions on the complaint form and be as specific as possible. Any applicable questions not answered may result in a delay in the resolution of your complaint. Please provide as much detail as possible as our decision for further action will be based on the facts as presented in your complaint.

You will receive acknowledgment of our receipt of your complaint. Your complaint will then be reviewed by the Medical Director and Executive Director for possible violations of the Oklahoma Medical Practice Act and the Board's rules and regulations. You will then be notified of the results of that review.

Should your complaint be assigned to a Board investigator, you will be notified of that investigator's name and telephone extension for follow-up.

Should you change addresses before your complaint is resolved, please notify this office so we may contact you with the results of any review, investigation or disciplinary hearing.

This agency is an administrative licensing agency and has no jurisdiction over persons not holding one of our professional licenses. If you feel someone is practicing without a license, you should contact the District Attorney's office in that county for criminal prosecution.

If your complaint concerns other professions or facilities, you should contact the appropriate licensing agency:

Doctors of Osteopathy (DO)

State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
4848 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3321
(405) 528-8625

www.ok.gov/osboe

Pharmacists (RPh), and pharmacies

State Board of Pharmacy
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 112
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3488
(405) 521-3815

www.ok.gov/OSBP

Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Nurse Midwives

State Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 962-1800

www.ok.gov/nursing

Dentists (DDS)

Board of Governors of the Registered Dentists of Oklahoma
6501 N. Broadway, Suite 220
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
(405) 848-1364

www.ok.gov/dentistry

Chiropractors (DC)

State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
310 NE 28th, Suite 205
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 528-5505

www.ok.gov/chiropracticboard

Optometrists (OD)

State Board of Examiners in Optometry 6912 E. Reno, Suite 302
Midwest City, OK 73110
(405) 733-7836

www.optometry.state.ok.us

Psychologists (PhD)

State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
1000 NE 10th, Suite 504
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-6118

www.ok.gov/OSBEP

Speech Pathologists and Audiologists

State Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology
PO Box 53592
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3592
(405) 840-2774

www.ok.gov/obespa

Hearing Aids

State Department of Health
Occupational Licenses
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-5217

www.ok.gov/health

Nursing Homes, Residential Health Care Facilities

State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-6576

Long Term Care
(405) 271-6868

www.ok.gov/health

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Centers

Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Birthing Centers

Community Mental Health Centers

End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities

Home Health Care Agencies

Hospices, Hospitals, Laboratories

Outpatient Physical Therapy Treatment Centers

Portable X-Ray Units

Rural Health Clinics

Speech Pathology Treatment Centers

State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
(405) 271-6868

www.ok.gov/health

Medical Micropigmentation

State Department of Health
Consumer Protection Division
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299

www.ok.gov/health/Protective_Health/Consumer_Protection_Division

Funeral Homes

Oklahoma Funeral Board
4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 175
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 522-1790

www.okfuneral.com

For questions regarding death certificates or disinterments, contact:

State Department of Health
Vital Statistics
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-5600

www.ok.gov/health