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Title:Medical Licensing Board
Contact Name:Cheryl Sakris
Contact Title:Assistant to Director/IDFPR Board Liaison
Contact Phone:217.558.1422
Function:The Board reviews medical license applications and examinations; approves rules promulgated by department; may condition or restrict any license issued.
Term:4 years, beginning January 1 of staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.  No member to serve more than 2 successive four-year terms.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 board members from the same political party
Qualifications:Must be Illinois resident
Compensation:Expenses; per diem determined by Secretary
Composition:7 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate: - 5 Illinois licensed physicians licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches and possessing the degree of doctor of medicine, 1 of whom is a full time or part time teacher of professorial rank in the clinical department of an Illinois school of medicine - 1 Illinois licensed physician possessing the degree of doctor of osteopathy - 1 Illinois licensed physician possessing the degree of doctor of chiropractic
Chair:Elected by Board
Authority:225 ILCS 60/8

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Apfelbaum, Jeffrey L.1/1/20205/12/2010RepublicanGovernorChair, Member, PhysicianCook
Dray, Philip12/31/20216/7/2013DemocratGovernorMember, Physician/ProfessorCook
Laporta, Maria1/1/20202/1/2016RepublicanGovernorMember, PhysicianStephenson
Marks, Constance1/1/20206/26/2013DemocratGovernorMember, PhysicianCook
Matzner, Douglas12/31/20216/13/2014IndependentGovernorMember, ChiropractorNone
Niederberger, Craig12/31/20217/30/2012DemocratGovernorChair, PhysicianCook
Parise, Nicholas12/31/202112/7/2015RepublicanGovernorMember, OsteopathMercer