Melissa Magstadt, South Dakota Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Margaret B. Hansen, PA-C, MPAS
Executive Director

101 N. Main Ave., Suite 301
Sioux Falls, SD 57104


The mission of the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners is to protect the health and welfare of the state's citizens by assuring that only qualified allopathic and osteopathic physicians, advanced life support personnel, athletic trainers, dietitians, genetic counselors, licensed nutritionists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, physician assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and respiratory care practitioners are licensed to practice in South Dakota.

Have Questions or Need Forms (for any purpose)?

Send an email to with the purpose or name of the form in the Subject line.

Here are some examples:

  • Subject: Verify My License to Another State Board
  • Subject: Start Application Process
  • Subject: Supervision Form
  • Subject: ALS Continuing Education Application

Medical Board Monitoring Program = Confidential

The Medical Board Monitoring Program (MBMP) provides confidential monitoring of licensees (or those eligible for licensure) who are experiencing impairment with mental health, physical health, and/or substance abuse disorders. For information please contact the Medical Board Monitoring Program at:

  • Phone #: 605-367-7700 | Toll free #: 888-340-4371 | Cell #: 605-400-4542

South Dakota Codified Laws and Administrative Rules

Practitioners of Healing Arts in General - SDCL 36-2

SDBMOE Administrative Rules - ARSD 20:78

Advanced Life Support - SDCL 36-4B & ARSD 20:61
Athletic Trainers - SDCL 36-29 & ARSD 20:63
Dietetics and Nutrition - SDCL 36-10B & ARSD 20:83
Genetic Counselors - SDCL 36-36 & ARSD 20:64
Occupational Therapy - SDCL 36-31 & ARSD 20:64
Physical Therapy - SDCL 36-10 & ARSD 20:66
Physician Assistants - SDCL 36-4A & ARSD 20:52
Physicians and Surgeons - SDCL 36-4 & ARSD 20:47
Respiratory Care Practitioners - SDCL 36-4C & ARSD 20:70

Board Information

Board information about meetings, agendas, Board members, etc. can be found on the Board Portal