Naturopathic Medicine in Virginia

Page last updated 12 February 2017.

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Scope of practice

Naturopaths are not registered or licensed in Virginia.

How to file a complaint

The Virginia Department of Health regulates physicians via the Office of Licensure and Certification (OLC). Anyone can file a complaint against a naturopath practicing medicine without a license. Complaints should include:

  •  Your name, telephone number, and address.  Anonymous reports must be made in writing.
  • The name and address of the medical care entity being reported
  • Provide a detailed summary of concerns

Send complaint letters to

Complaint Intake
Office of Licensure and Certification
Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401
Henrico, VA 23233-1463

Complaints can also be filed by telephone, fax or email.

Telephone: 1-800-955-1819
Fax: 1-804-527-4503