Orthopedic Surgery Certification Application
Thank you for your interest in applying for certification in Orthopedic Surgery through the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).
- Before beginning the application, please review the Orthopedic Surgery eligibility requirements to ensure you meet the requirements and that you have all the documentation required to complete the application submission.
- It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they meet all eligibility requirements as application fees are non-refundable – see fee schedule.
- Click here to view a list of all required information and documentation that must be completed/uploaded before the system will allow you to submit your application. Please allow sufficient time to complete the application to avoid missing deadlines and paying late fees.
- Failure to complete your submission by the published deadlines will defer the review of your application to the next year’s exam administration window.
- The Orthopedic Surgery certification application can only be accessed by clicking the link below. Follow the instructions on the screen to create an account.
- To access an application already in progress, click the link below and sign in (do not create a new account).
- Existing diplomates applying for initial certification in a new specialty do not need to create a new account; just click on the link below and then sign in using your current Diplomate login information.
Once you are signed in, you can begin the application.
Click below to view an example on how to complete and submit your application: