Monthly Archives: July 2011


“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”  – Jimmie Johnson


You have to pretend you’re 100% sure. You have to take action; you can’t hesitate or hedge your bets. Anything less will condemn your efforts to failure. – Andrew Grove, Intel co-founder

Is my Physician Licensed in the State of Texas?

When you contact the Board by calling the Texas Medical Board Customer Information Center (800.248.4062 or 512.305.7030) or by going to Profiles on their website (, you can learn everything that is public about your physician, physician assistant, accupuncturist or surgical assistant (not all the following information is included for all types of licensee):„ FullContinue Reading


“The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more you will have to express gratitude for.”   -Zig Ziglar

Filing a Complaint with the Texas Medical Board

Anyone may register a complaint against a practitioner licensed by the Board. The most frequent complaints involve non-therapeutic prescribing, professional incompetence,unprofessional conduct, and inability to practice medicine because of impairment. Allegations of all jurisdictional complaints are investigated by board investigators. If there is evidence to suggest that there has been a violation of the Texas OccupationsContinue Reading


Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.   – George Van Valkenberg

What is the Texas Medical Board?

The Texas Medical Board consists of nineteen members: nine MD’s, three DO’s and seven public members. The Texas Physician Assistant Board is made up of nine members: three physicians, three physician assistants and three public members. The Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners also has nine members: four accupuncturists, two physicians and three public members.Continue Reading


Don’t be a carbon copy of someone else; make your own impression.

What is a UPIN Number?

What is a UPIN? Under Section 1861(r) of the Social Security Act of 1985, the Health Care Financing Administration, HCFA, was required to establish a unique physician identifier for each physician who provides services for which payment is made under Medicare. This includes medical doctors, osteopaths, doctors of dental surgery or dental medicine, podiatry medicine,Continue Reading