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Contact Information

American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery
127 River Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone: (717) 549-2527
Fax: (717) 398-0396

2020 Examination Schedule

The Certification Examination for Physicians in Wound Medicine and Surgery will be held during the following testing windows:

Application Deadline Testing Window
July 1, 2020 August 1  - August 15, 2020
October 21, 2020 December 5 - December 19, 2020
Please Note: 2020 Handbook and applications will be available soon.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to sit for the examination, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements by the application deadline.

  1. Be a currently licensed physician in the United States or Canada [Submit a copy of current license with Application.]
  2. Be certified or board eligible by a relevant primary board (American Board of Medical Specialties [ABMS], American Osteopathic Association [AOA], or equivalent) [Submit documentation with Application.]
  3. Have three years of experience in active practice of wound care documented by institutional Medical Director, Chief of Staff, or Chief Clinical Officer. [Submit support letter, written on official letterhead, with Application.]

  4. Be enrolled in or completed an ABMS or AOA approved training program and have completed a dedicated one year wound medicine and surgery fellowship as documented by the fellowship director. [Submit documentation with Application.]
  5. Complete and file an Application for the Certification Examination for Physicians in Wound Medicine and Surgery.
  6. Pay the required fee.

For more information please refer to the Handbook for Candidates.


Handbook for Candidates and Examination Application Form

Handbook for Candidates:
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Examination Applicaiton: