Dr. Henry Taylor, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health is pleased to provide this report on Medical Doctors and Osteopathic Physicians for the Year 2000. This report is presented in partial fulfillment of the annual report of the Uniform Health Professions Data System required under West Virginia code section §16-1-7(r).
The data in the tables linked to this web page were provided to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health by administrative and technical staff of the respective boards. For information about licensure or licensure requirements, please contact the appropriate board.
Requests for specific statistics, as well as any questions regarding this report, should be forwarded to the address below:
West Virginia Health Statistics Center
Presented by the Health Statistics Center under the auspices of:
Paul L. Nusbaum
Henry G. Taylor, M.D., M.P.H.
Alan P. Holmes
Daniel M. Christy, Director
Philip Simmons, Programmer/Analyst
Dale A. Porter, Associate Director, OEHP
The West Virginia Health Statistics Center has received the license renewal data for Doctors of Medicine (MDs) from the Board of Medicine and for the Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) from the Board of Osteopathy on a yearly basis since 1994. The tables in this document present data on physicians who have a primary practice site in West Virginia and have an active license. In the year 2000 there are 3,515 MDs and 488 DOs that meet these criteria. Counties and districts were used as units of tabulation. West Virginia's 55 counties were grouped into eight planning and development districts.
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