Is Your Physician Certified?

Verify your ophthalmologist's Board Certification or search for Board Certified ophthalmologists in your area. 

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Candidates


Learn about the Board Certification process for ophthalmologists, including eligibility, requirements, the Written Qualifying Examination, and the Oral Examination.

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Diplomates


Review the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process, including required components, available activities, and timelines for lifelong learning and continuous quality improvement.

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About the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

The American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) is an independent, not-for-profit organization and the nation's oldest medical specialty certifying board, founded in 1916. Our mission is to serve the public by improving the quality of ophthalmic practice through a process of certification and Maintenance of Certification that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. The ABO is one of 24 medical specialty certifying boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).