Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Affirm your commitment to ongoing evidence-based education resulting in high-quality whole person care.

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Information for Candidates

Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, including required exams and eligibility criteria.

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Why Choose AOA?

Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients and employers.

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Maintaining Certification

Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC).

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Important Dates View All

Initial Certification Oral Exam

April 15, 2024

Initial Certification Written Exam

April 29, 2024

Longitudinal Assessment registration open

June 1 – Nov. 30, 2024

For Diplomates expiring in 2025 or Diplomates renewing annual LA

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