2020 Georgia Code
Title 43 - Professions and Businesses
Chapter 34 - Physicians, Acupuncture, Physician Assistants, Cancer and Glaucoma Treatment, Respiratory Care, Clinical Perfusionists, and Orthotics and Prosthetics Practice
Article 2 - Medical Practice
§ 43-34-30. Out-of-State Physicians Entering State for Consultation; Establishment of Offices by Out-of-State Physicians

Universal Citation: GA Code § 43-34-30 (2020)

Licensed physicians of other states and foreign countries may be permitted to enter this state for consultation with any licensed physician of this state. A physician from another state or from a foreign country shall not be permitted to establish offices in this state for the practice of his or her profession, either temporary or permanent, or practice under another physician's license, unless he or she obtains a license from the board.

(Ga. L. 1939, p. 319, § 1a; Code 1981, §43-34-31; Ga. L. 1983, p. 3, § 32; Code 1981, §43-34-30, as redesignated by Ga. L. 2009, p. 859, § 1/HB 509; Ga. L. 2010, p. 878, § 43/HB 1387.)

Cross references.

- Cooperation between Georgia and other states generally, T. 28, C. 6.

Editor's notes.

- Former Code Section 43-34-30, concerning issuance of a license to an alien who is licensed by another state, was based on Code 1933, § 84-907.6, enacted by Ga. L. 1973, p. 226, § 1; Ga. L. 1977, p. 334, § 7, and was repealed by Ga. L. 2009, p. 859, § 1, effective July 1, 2009.



- Judicial review of decision upon application for license to practice within state by physician or surgeon from another state or country, 136 A.L.R. 742.

Single or isolated transactions as falling within provisions of commercial or occupational licensing requirements, 93 A.L.R.2d 90.

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