Medical Board

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Medical Board
Department 
Independent
Governor Appointments 
11
Total Board Positions 
13
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 90-2
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
3 Years - 2 consecutive
Purpose 
The board regulates the practice of medicine and surgery for the benefit and protection of the people of North Carolina. The board has 13 members, each serving a three-year term. The governor appoints 11 member of which 8 physician seats, 1 physician assistant seat, and 1 nurse practitioner seat are recommended by the Review Panel and appointed by the Governor.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Christine M. Khandelwal 11/1/201810/31/2021LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Michaux Kilpatrick 12/19/201710/31/2023LimitedMember of the Old North State Medical Society (ONSMS) nominated by the Review Panel
Joshua Malcolm 11/1/201910/31/2022LimitedPublic Member
Varnell D. McDonald-Fletcher 3/6/201710/31/2021LimitedPhysician Assistant/Nominated by Review Panel
Venkata R. Jonnalagadda 1/27/201610/31/2021LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Devdutta G. Sangvai 11/1/201910/31/2022LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Walter Howard Hall 11/1/201910/31/2022LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Damian F. McHugh 11/1/201910/31/2022LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Anuradha Rao-Patel 11/1/202010/31/2023LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
John W. Rusher 11/1/201710/31/2023LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Jerri L. Patterson 3/10/201610/31/2021LimitedNurse Practitioner/Nominated by Review Panel


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