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Florida PT Identification and Notifications

How can I use “Dr” in my title?

A person who holds a license pursuant to this section and obtains a doctoral degree in physical therapy may use the letters “D.P.T.” and “P.T.” A physical therapist who holds a degree of Doctor of Physical Therapy may not use the title “doctor” without also clearly informing the public of his or her profession as a physical therapist.

When does a PT have to notify the board of any information changes?

Within sixty (60) days of changing this address, whether or not within this state, the licensee shall notify the Board office in writing of the new address.


Fla. Stat. § 486.081

Fla. Admin. Code § 64B17-6.004

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