Physician Professional Data™

Data services & publications


The AMA Physician Profile Service is used extensively by organizations that verify physician credentials directly (e.g., licensing boards, hospitals, group practices, managed care organizations and physician recruiters), credentialing organizations that verify physician credentials for a third party, and other organizations that need background information on physicians. 

AMA Physician Profiles

Receive same-day, online delivery confirmation for information submitted by a physician when applying for clinical privileges at an organization.

Each profile includes primary source information on an individual physician's:

  • Name, preferred professional mailing address and telephone number
  • Birthplace and date
  • Medical and/or osteopathic education (medical school or college of osteopathic medicine) and year of graduation
  • Graduate medical education (training) specialty/subspecialty, sponsoring institution and training dates
  • State license(s) issued and issue date(s), expiration date(s), status (as of date) and type of license (temporary, limited or unlimited)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners certification year
  • American Board of Medical Specialties certification(s) and subcertification(s), effective date(s), expiration date(s) and maintenance of certification
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration status
  • National Provider Identification (NPI) registration information
  • Licensure, Medicare/Medicaid and other federal sanctions
  • AMA Physician's Recognition Award (AMA PRA) and date
  • Major professional activity
  • Practice specialty