As medical professionals, physicians and surgeons are highly regulated. The primary statute that applies to physicians is the Illinois Medical Practice Act. There are also extensive administrative regulations. The law and regulations include:
The significant degree of regulation for physicians and surgeons reflects the government’s interest in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of citizens. Only physicians who meet specific requirements are permitted to practice in Illinois. IDFPR offers a variety of licenses for physicians including:
The Illinois Medical Practice Act contains numerous types of conduct that can warrant disciplinary action. Examples of issues that are regulated by the Illinois Medical Practice Act and the corresponding administrative rules include:
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