The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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1. The practice of medicine by a person not licensed or exempt from licensure pursuant to this chapter.
2. Securing a license to practice medicine pursuant to this chapter by fraud or deceit.
3. Impersonating a member of the board in issuing a license to practice medicine to another.
B. The following acts if committed by a person not licensed under this chapter or exempt from licensure pursuant to section 32-1421 are class 2 misdemeanors:
1. The use of the designation "M.D." in a way that would lead the public to believe that a person was licensed to practice medicine in this state.
2. The use of the designation "doctor of medicine", "physician", "surgeon", "physician and surgeon" or any combination thereof unless such designation additionally contains the description of another branch of the healing arts.
3. The use of the designation "doctor" by a member of another branch of healing arts unless there is set forth with each such designation the other branch of the healing arts concerned.
4. The use of any other words, initials, symbols or combination thereof which would lead the public to believe such person is licensed to practice medicine in this state.