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Iowa Board of Medicine

Filing a Complaint

To file a complaint, fill in the form below or fill out our complaint form (pdf) and email it to us at If you need assistance with the form, please contact (515) 281-5499 or email

For an explanation of the complaint investigation process, please visit the Board's Enforcement page of the website, at or call  515-281-5171. 

The board of medicine only regulates physicians (M.D./D.O.) acupuncturist and genetic counselors.

The Board does not have the authority to get involved in some matters, such as complaints involving health care professionals regulated by other agencies and complaints against hospitals, nursing homes and insurance companies. The Board cannot be involved in suing a licensee for damages or settling disputes over billing or disability ratings.

Please note due to security measures the complaint form below only works with certain browsers. We recommend using Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.


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