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

Nov. 10, 2018

Recertification Exam

Chicago, Illinois

Dec. 3-15, 2018

Written Qualifying Exam Retakes

Pearson Vue

Spring 2019

Primary Certification Oral and Written Exams