Physical Therapy Regulations

The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (MDBPTE) was established in 1947 under Title 13, Health Occupations Article and its Rules and Regulations. The mission of the Board is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all Marylanders through the enforcement of applicable statutes and regulations. The mission is accomplished by establishing appropriate eligibility requirements, setting practice parameters and standards of conduct and the enforcement of these requirements, parameters, and standards.

Open Session Board meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM and are open to the public. 
Due to the Coronavirus, the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiner's
open session will be available to the public by phone rather than in person.
Join by phone: (US) +1 601-526-3016‬ 
PIN: ‪225 939 722

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.
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The Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners:

Karen Gordes, PT, PhD, DScPT, Chair
Rebecca Holsinger, PT, DPT, NCS, CVTP, Vice Chair
Samuel Esterson, PT, DPT, MBA, OCS
Michelle Finnegan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, CCTT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT
Sumesh Thomas, PT, DPT, OCS, CHT, FAAOMPT
Enjeen L. Woolford, PTA
James Connors, Public Member
Meredith Levert, Public Member

Board Office: (410) 764-4718