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Welcome to the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

The Board of Physical Therapy Examiners has been in existence since 1947 to regulate the practice of physical therapy in the State of Maryland. Physical therapist assistants have been licensed in this State since 1972. Board meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month and are open to the public.

Duties of the Board include writing regulations, interpreting the scope of practice, educating licensees, and disciplining those who violate the law. The most important function is protecting the citizens of Maryland


Please do not call/email in regard to receiving your renewed license.
It can be verified on-line
License Verification, if it has been processed. The Board is down 2 staff persons which is delaying mailing of the renewed licenses. Your current license is good until May 31, 2014.
We appreciate your patience.


The total cost of renewal is $261.00.  The licensure fee remains $225.00.  The assessment from the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) has increased from $28.00 to $36.00 biennial. This is a correction to information presented in the RENEWAL LETTER.  Board staff apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.Renewal Period begins March 17, 2014

  •  The NPTE scores can be viewed one week after testing,

    Passing the examination does not mean that you are licensed to practice 

    Allow up to 3 weeks, after scores are reported, for license numbers to be issued

  • For the  2014 and 2015 PT and PTA exam dates, please refer to

  • Send Questions and Comments to the Board HERE!

     Board Members:

    John Baker, PT, DScPT,Chairperson    Lori Mizell, PT, ViceChairperson   

    Kimberly Rotondo, PTA                        Katharine Stout, PT

    Krystal Lighty, PT                                  Rhea Cohn, PT, DPT

    Ved Gupta, Consumer Member              Delores Alexander, Consumer Member

    Board Staff:

    Carlton A.Curry, Esq.,

    Joy Aaron,
    Deputy Director .............................................. 

    Deborah Jackson,

    Patricia Miller

    John Bull
    Compliance Manager/

    Eric Jordan

    Send Questions and Comments to the Board HERE!

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    4201 Patterson Avenue
    Baltimore, Maryland 21215-2299
    Phone: (410) 764-4718
    Fax: (410) 358-1183