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

5.22.17

Late deadline for Clinical Case Logs for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Exam

6.10.17

Spring Written Exam, Surgical Critical Care Exam and OCC Exam

7.31.17

Application deadline for Fall Written Exam, Surgical Critical Care Exam and OCC Exam

8.9.17

Deadline for Clinical Case Binders for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Exam