The ABOS will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.
The ABOS is temporarily extending IT hours to help those uploading documents and images for the upcoming Oral Examinations. Starting May 27th, IT hours will be weekends 10 am-5 pm ET (including Memorial Day) and weekdays 9 am- 8 pm ET.
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.
The Examination Blueprint can be helpful when preparing for the Examination. You should also review the examination tutorial prior to the day of the examination.
Examinees will be at a Pearson Vue Test Centers 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.
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