Written by attorney Karren Melinda Kenney

How a Criminal Charge Can Affect Your Medical License

Obtaining a license to practice medicine is one of the most prestigious and difficult feats to accomplish in the modern professional field of work. However, despite the rigorous effort and time needed to acquire such a provision, once you attain the license itself, there are also certain guidelines that medical authorities must follow to maintain their credentials. One of these requirements is that those in the medical field may not be convicted of any crime that results in a conviction of a misdemeanor or felony. If a medical practitioner is convicted of such a crime, they potentially face an immediate suspension or termination of their license

Additional resources provided by the author

Free Q&A with lawyers in your area

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer