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 
Dr. Christine M. Khandelwal11/1/201810/31/2021LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. Michaux Kilpatrick12/19/201710/31/2020LimitedMember of the Old North State Medical Society (ONSMS)
Mr. A. Wayne Holloman11/6/201310/31/2019LimitedPublic Member
Dr. Varnell D. McDonald-Fletcher3/6/201710/31/2021LimitedPhysician Assistant/Nominated by Review Panel
Dr. Venkata R. Jonnalagadda1/27/201610/31/2021LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. Barbara E. Walker11/6/201310/31/2019LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. Debra A. Bolick11/6/201310/31/2019LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. Timothy E. Lietz11/6/201310/31/2019LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. Bryant A. Murphy11/18/201410/31/2020LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Dr. John W. Rusher11/1/201710/31/2020LimitedLicensed Physician Nominated by the Review Panel
Ms. Jerri L. Patterson3/10/201610/31/2021LimitedNurse Practitioner/Nominated by Review Panel


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