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Dates & Fees

To meet a registration deadline, all required items must be received by the deadline date. No exam registrations will be accepted after the final deadline. Please note that payments for Continuous Certification Program annual fees must be made online via credit card; checks are not accepted.

Exam Registration Deadline Exam Dates
General Surgery Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Vascular Surgery Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Pediatric Surgery Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Surgical Critical Care Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Complex General Surgical Oncology Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Hand Surgery Continuous Certification Assessment Registration Available: Aug. 1-Nov. 6, 2023
Fee: $285 annual fee, covering one assessment every other year and general Continuous Certification participation
Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2023
Other Fees
Continuous Certification for Diplomates with Multiple Certificates:
Diplomates who maintain more than one ABS certificate will pay the $285 annual fee for their first certificate, plus an additional annual fee of $150 for each additional certificate. Fees are assessed at the time of entry into the assessment process for each specialty.
Continuous Certification Program Late Payment Fee - $35
Assessed if annual fee is not paid in a given year
Continuous Certification Program Lapsed Pathway Entry Fee - $500
Continuous Certification Assessment Re-Take (Grace Year) - $50

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