OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of 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 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 View All

May 1-31, 2020

Spring AOBS Written and OCC Exams

Location: Pearson VUE Testing Centers

May 15, 2020

Applications open for Fall AOBS Oral, Written and OCC Exams

Aug. 1, 2020

First Application deadline with late fee for Fall AOBS Oral, Written and OCC Exams

Aug. 15, 2020

Final Deadline for Fall applications – No applications accepted after this date

Oct. 10, 2020

Fall AOBS Oral Exam

Location: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

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