The ABOS Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand is for Board Certified orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated added qualifications in hand surgery or microvascular surgery beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional training and a practice characterized by volume and diversity of cases in hand surgery or have made significant contributions to this field.
Applications and Case Lists are due by February 1 for that year’s examination.
There is an application fee of $450 and an examination fee of $1400.
Examinees will be at a Prometric Testing Center for 4 1/2 hours which includes test taking, break, and tutorial time. There are 175 total items. You can view an Examination Overview by clicking on this link.