How Can You Search the African American Physician Directory?

Search the African American physician directory of the National Medical Association online at by clicking the Physician Locator link near the center left of the home page. Enter a city and state or ZIP code, and then select a distance option of five miles, 10 miles, 50 miles or 100 hundred miles. Click Find Physician, or continue entering information to refine the results.

Under the More About Physician heading, select a physician type. Options include primary care, specialist and either. Search for a specific doctor by entering the physician’s last name into the relevant field. Choose male, female or either as the gender, and then select a language from the drop down menu.

Click on the Usage Terms link, read the terms, and then click the box signaling agreement with the terms and conditions. You can also narrow results by specialty, treatments and procedures, ailment and affiliations. Click Find Physician.

Search results display the physician’s name, specialty, city, state and distance from the entered search criteria. Click the relevant boxes under the Compare heading, and then click Compare Selected. Alternatively, click the doctor’s name for additional information. Physician pages include information such as the office address and telephone number and primary specialty. Directions are available on the page as well.