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Designated Doctor Resources and Information

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What is a designated doctor?

A designated doctor is selected by the Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) to resolve questions about an injured employee's medical condition or resolve a dispute about a work-related injury or illness. The injured employee, the employee's representative or insurance carrier, or DWC can request an exam by a designated doctor. DWC will determine if a designated doctor should be appointed to conduct the exam.


To become a designated doctor or to renew status:

To become an MMI/IR certifying doctor:

(or an ancillary healthcare provider to DDs and MMI/IR certifying doctors)

Forms and Other Resources

Statute and Rules

For more information, contact:

Last updated: 7/26/2018