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How to Create a Doctor ID Card [10+ Templates]

ID cards are important in the medical field because they act as proof of a healthcare professional’s identity and affiliation. It is especially crucial for physicians to have ID cards as a way to assert their position and introduce themselves to their patients and colleagues. So if you are a hospital administrator, clinic manager, or organization head, this short guide on making doctor ID card templates will help you organize your employees and secure your medical facility.

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5 Steps To Make a Doctor ID Card

Highlighted below are the basic steps in making a doctor ID card template. Study them diligently for an easier and more efficient card-making process.

Step 1: Identify your institution’s or company’s brand image.

ID cards are a reflection of the company, institution, or organization that created them. That’s why the first step in making a doctor ID card is to reflect on and identify what your organization or company is all about. If, for example, you are running a children’s hospital, you should make sure that your ID card stays true to your institution’s goals towards helping children and their families.

Step 2: Note all data you want to include on the ID card.

Next, for a doctor ID card to be valid, accurate and relevant information must be stated on the card. Note all these pieces information beforehand so that you will have an easier ID card-making time later on. Key information that should be included in an ID is the doctor’s name, designation, department, and the hospital name or logo.

Step 3: Choose a color scheme.

After that, choose a color scheme that matches your organization’s official colors. If you opt to veer away from your company’s old colors, just make sure that the new colors are complement each other well. Consult a color chart first if you are not sure about your new color choices.

Step 4: Add security features.

Don’t forget to add security features into your doctor ID. The most common features are bar codes, QR codes, RFID, and event magnetic stripes. Consult with your security team if they can recommend other features. This is an important step in preventing unauthorized access to our facility and to your patients.

Step 5: Download a printable doctor ID card template.

After completing steps 1 to 4, you should begin downloading a printable doctor ID card template. We have curated a few of these downloadable templates below so you may check them out. These ID card templates are preformatted with all the graphic design and text elements you will need to create a good doctor ID card.

10+ Doctor ID Card Templates

Check out all these doctor ID card templates in Photoshop, Illustrator, Publisher, MS Word, and Apple Pages file formats.

1. Doctor ID Card Template

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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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First on the list is the Doctor ID Card Template (pictured above). This simple ID card template is available in landscape orientation that allow you to write more doctor or hospital information and to add images in horizontal orientation. When using this template, don’t forget to replace the built-in logo with your own clinic or hospital logo design.

2. Emergency ID Card Format Template

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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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The Emergency ID Card Format Template (shown above) works because it puts a physician’s photo, name, and designation front and center. The template also uses a simple logo design that does take away the effect of the doctor photo. Download this ID card template if you are looking for simple yet professional ID card designs.

3. Neurologist ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Looking for a minimalist ID card design that still incorporates a small burst of color? If yes, then you will love the Neurologist ID Card Template featured above. With this ID card template, the white background color creates a sense of professionalism while the splash of purple on the lower right border makes the ID card (and, in effect, its bearer) appear friendlier and more approachable.

4. Hospice Doctor ID Card Template

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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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If you are operating a facility that focuses on the palliative or elderly care, it’s important to create senior care ID cards for your staff that matches the ambiance and altruistic purpose of your facility. Try using the Hospice Doctor ID Card Template (embedded above) to embody these qualities. And as a fully editable template, you can easily modify the template’s text and add high-quality employee photos.

5. Medical Responder ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
  • Publisher
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Choose the Medical Responder ID Card Template (featured above) if you are looking for a professional ID card design. When you download this template, you may change up the default color theme and use your organization’s official colors instead.

6. Medical Staff ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
  • Publisher
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  • Illustrator
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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The Medical Staff ID Card Template (embedded above) may be used for any member of the healthcare team. Another advantage of this template is its inclusion of the bearer’s signature. This is an added security measure that will make your company ID cards appear more authentic.

7. Physician ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
  • Publisher
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  • Illustrator
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Select the Physician ID Card Template (shown above) if you are looking for a double-sided ID card design. With this type of ID card template, you may add addition wording (usually terms and conditions for the ID card’s use) on the back portion of the ID card.

8. Printable Healthcare ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
  • Publisher
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  • Illustrator
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Need a simple ID card design that prominently features the bearer’s photo? The Printable Healthcare ID Card Template (featured above) may be the ID card design you are looking for. With this template, you can easily incorporate an employee’s photo and match it to the ID card’s default background color.

9. Printable Medical ID Card Template

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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Check out the Printable Medical ID Card Template if you are looking for an ID card design that features round photos. When using this ID template, make sure that you create an ID numbering system and include the employee’s correct ID number. By doing this, you are also creating an updated database for all your employees or healthcare workers.

10. Simple Healthcare ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Let your doctors stand out when the wear IDs that follow the Simple Healthcare ID Card Template Design pictured above. This ID template incorporates full color blocks that may appeal to organizations and companies who already use such design elements in their own branding identity designs.

11. Surgeon ID Card Template

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  • MS Word
  • Publisher
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  • Illustrator
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Size: 2.13 by 3.39 inches

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Download the Surgeon ID Card Template shown above and you will get a chance to incorporate half-body images of your doctors and other employees. Use this template if you want your ID cards to be different from conventional ID card designs. This template design may also be used as an elegant corporate ID card template.

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