Practitioner to designate particular business or profession
Any person practicing a health care profession who uses the title "doctor," or any contraction thereof, "clinic," "institute," "specialist" or any other assumed or artificial name or title, in connection with the business or profession, on any written or printed matter, or in connection with any advertising, billboards, signs or professional notices, shall add after the name of the person, or after any such assumed or artificial names, one of the following respective designations in letters or print which shall be at least one-fourth the size of the largest letters used in the title or name, and in material, color, type or illumination to give display and legibility of at least one-fourth that of the title or name:
(1) In the case of a person practicing podiatry, the word "podiatrist" or the words "podiatric physician" or "podiatric physician and surgeon."
(2) In the case of a person practicing chiropractic, the word "chiropractor" or the words "chiropractic physician."
(3) In the case of a person practicing dentistry, the word "dentist" or "dentistry."
(4) In the case of a person practicing naturopathic medicine, the word "naturopath" or the words "naturopathic physician."
(5) In the case of a person practicing optometry, the word "optometrist" or the words "doctor of optometry" or "optometric physician."
(6) In the case of a person licensed to practice medicine by the Oregon Medical Board who holds the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy, or the equivalent, the word "osteopath" or the words "osteopathic physician" or "osteopathic physician and surgeon."
(7) In the case of a person licensed to practice medicine by the Oregon Medical Board who holds the degree of Doctor of Medicine, or the equivalent, the word "physician" or the word "surgeon" or the words "physician and surgeon."
(8) In the case of a person practicing veterinary medicine, the word "veterinarian."
(9) In the case of a person practicing acupuncture, the word "acupuncturist" and in the case of a person who has completed a program that leads to a doctoral degree in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture from a school that has federally recognized accreditation, the words "doctor of acupuncture and oriental medicine." [Amended by 1967 c.470 §66; 1983 c.169 §29; 1983 c.486 §1a; 1983 c.769 §1; 1991 c.314 §4; 1995 c.765 §1; 2007 c.418 §1]
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