American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) provides reasonable examination accommodations to individuals who meet certain requirements. All requests for accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis after the submission of required documentation. Those who need examination accommodations per the ADA should complete this form, attach supporting documents, and email all documents to Any questions about accommodations should also contact

Breastfeeding candidates who need time to pump may request it by completing this form. The ABOS provides an option for breastfeeding individuals to take the ABOS Surgery of the Hand Certification Examination with additional break time to allow for pumping and access to a nursing mother space. Those with any other examination accommodations questions should also contact

All accommodation requests must be submitted prior to the beginning examination scheduling.

To view the ABOS Surgery of the Hand Subspecialty Examination Timing Information, click here.

Additional information about examination accommodations will be provided by Pearson Vue. However, please complete this form and contact to assist you with your accommodation needs.


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