Physician assistant (chapter 630.015, 633.107 of NRS).
Nevada Physician Assistants (P.A.s), like Nevada physicians, may be licensed either as to provide services under the supervision of an M.D. (allopathic medicine) or an D. O. (osteopathic medicine). As with the supervising physician, the physician assistant must be licensed by the appropriate licensing board. According to the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, there were 826 Allopathic Physician Assistants licensed to practice in the State of Nevada in 2016. According to the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, there were 102 Osteopathic Physician Assistants licensed to practice in the State of Nevada in 2016.
Contact & Licensing
A Physician Assistant under the supervision of a licensed M.D. is licensed by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners.
Board Office Address: 1105 Terminal Way, Suite 301, Reno, NV 89502-2144
Phone: (775) 688-2559 (or toll-free: 888-890-8210)
Fax: (775) 688-2553
Physician Assistants seeking a license should consult the Nevada Administrative Code Sections 630.280, 630.290 and 630.310, which outline the physician assistant licensure requirements for the state of Nevada. License applications and applications by licensed M.D.s to serve as a supervising physician can be found here.
The Board provides a comprehensive search capacity which indicates the physician assistant’s background and practice information here.
All disciplinary actions taken by the Board against licensed physician assistants are available for review here.
Complaints can be filed electronically or by mail, with a form that is available here.
A Physician Assistant under the supervision of a licensed D.O. is licensed by the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
Board Office Address: 2275 Corporate Circle, Suite 210, Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: 702-732-2147 (or toll-free: 877-325-7828)
A Physician Assistant seeking this license can find the necessary information and the online licensing process here.
The Board provides a comprehensive search capacity regarding Osteopathic Physician Assistants here. It is also possible to view the complete list of licensed D.O. on that page.
- Nevada Academy of Physician Assistants
- American Academy of PAs
- Nevada State Medical Association
- American Medical Association
- Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association
- American Osteopathic Association