State Board of Podiatric Medicine

3605 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 423
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0423

Phone: (573)-751-0873
Fax: (573)-751-1155


Director: Sandy Sebastian

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 330.110

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: The Missouri State Board of Podiatric Medicine protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only "qualified" professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; and enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules.

Function: The Missouri State Board of Podiatric Medicine licenses podiatrists and regulates the profession of podiatry. The board reviews applications for licensure to determine an applicant's qualifications. The board enforces the laws and regulations governing the practice of podiatry in the State of Missouri.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 3 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, Springfield, and St. Louis

Duration of meetings: 8 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 8 hours

Total time commitment: 1 day

Details on Members

Total members: 5

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $70 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 4 members must be podiatrists; 1 must be a public member

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 2 podiatric members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Dr. Terrence G. Klamet(D)
Podiatrist 1
Term begins: Jan 29, 2014
Term expires: Jul 1, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Paul Appleman(R)
Podiatrist 2
Term begins: Oct 22, 2014
Term expires: Jul 1, 2018

Vacant Slot
Podiatrist 3

Dr. Harry J. Visser(D)
Podiatrist 4
Town And Country
Term begins: Feb 27, 2014
Term expires: Jul 1, 2016

Vacant Slot
Public Member