Osteopathic Board Requirements

In certain states, prospective Nephrologists must also obtain a Osteopathic license to practice medicine. U.S. Renal Link has provided that information to job seekers to avoid the confusion and time that comes with reviewing each state’s requirements. Information on timing and cost, as well as contact information for the ten states that require a separate license is listed below

State
Website
Timeline
Costs
Contact
Arizona
Timeline: 12 weeks minimum Board only meets bi-monthsly
Costs: License fee $1200
Contact: (480) 657-7703
California
Timeline: 6-9 months average, board meets May, July, and October ONLY
Costs: License fee $540 w/application + $810 upon approval
Contact: (916) 928-8390
Florida
Timeline: 3-6 months or longer
Costs: License fee $505 + NICA of $250 or $5000
Contact: (850) 245-4161
Maine
Timeline: 4-6 weeks (for temporary)
Costs: License fee $350
Contact: (207) 287-2480
Michigan
Timeline: 6-8 weeks average
Costs: License fee $235
Contact: (517) 335-0918
Nevada
Timeline: 6-8 weeks average
Costs: License fee $370 +$300 if applying Jan-June
Contact: (702) 732-214
New Mexico
Timeline: 90 days minimum
Costs: License fee $400
Contact: (505) 476-4622
Oklahoma
Timeline: 10-12 weeks minimum, board meets March, June, September, December
Costs: License fee $575
Contact: (405) 528-8625
Pennsylvania
Timeline: 30-90 days average
Costs: License fee $250
Contact: (717) 783-4858
West Virgina
Timeline: 3-6 months
Costs: 3-6 months
Contact: (304) 723-4638