Can I Have My Medical License Restored After it Was Revoked?

If you have had your medical license revoked and are seeking to have it restored, continue reading to discover the time period most medical professionals will have to wait to have their license restored and what the license restoration hearing will entail. For assistance with this process, reach out to our experienced medical defense attorney today.

How long will I have to wait to have my medical license restored?

Individuals who have had their medical license revoked will likely be required to wait a few years before the possibility of restoration arises. However, after three years, medical professionals may be able to submit an application regarding the potential for having their license restored. This application will be sent to the Board of Regents and will also require a $750 check to the State Education Department.

The application will include a statement regarding their remorse for the mistake they made that led to the revocation of their medical license. The application will also include proof of the corrected matter and proof that this will never occur again. The application will also require proof of reeducation on the latest medical developments since the revocation of their license. It will boost their chances of reinstating your license if they participate in volunteer work at the Continued Medical Education program.

If you are seeking to have your medical license restored, it is important that you retain the services of a knowledgeable medical defense attorney who will assist you in submitting your application. An attorney will be able to go over your application with you to ensure all of the necessary provisions are included. This will maximize your chances of having your license restored.

What should I expect in a license restoration hearing?

Once your application has been property submitted with the assistance of your medical defense attorney, the Board will conduct a hearing. In this hearing, they will decide on whether or not you deserve to have your license reinstated. You can expect to answer questions regarding the malpractice act that caused your license to be revoked. The Board will also ask why you believe you deserve to have your license reinstated and what you will do to practice medicine in an improved way if your license was to be restored. The court is looking for a significant change in you and that you are being truthful and honest in your statements.

Contact our experienced New York City firm

When a medical professional is accused of misconduct, they must retain strong legal representation. If you require a medical law attorney for your legal matters, call Paul E. Walker, an experienced New York City OPMC & OPD Lawyer. Please contact the Walker Medical Law firm to set up a free initial consultation.