In 1981 the APTA House of Delegates approved board certification in the area of orthopaedics. The first orthopaedics specialist certification examination was administered in 1989. As of June 2013, ABPTS has certified 8,532 orthopaedic specialists.
The 2015 examination application process to open in April 2014.
Before completing the application process, please read the entire general information and minimum eligibility sections of the information booklet.
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