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

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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.

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Important Dates

AOBOO Written Qualifying (retakes only) and OCC Cognitive Assessment (Recertification) Exam

Dec. 1-14, 2019

Location: Pearson Vue

April 28, 2020

AOBOO Oral Certifying Exam

Location: TBD

April 29, 2020

AOBOO Otolaryngic Allergy Exam

Location: TBD

May 1-14, 2020

AOBOO Written Qualifying and OCC (Recertification) Exam

Location: Pearson Vue