California Code, Business and Professions Code - BPC § 2278

Unless a person authorized under this chapter to use the title “doctor” or the letters or prefix “Dr.” holds a physician's and surgeon's certificate, the use of such title, letters, or prefix without further indicating the type of certificate held, constitutes unprofessional conduct.

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