Specialty and Subspecialty Certificates

Download the 2019 ABMS Guide to Medical Specialties here

 

The chart below lists the approved Specialty and Subspecialty Certificates in which ABMS Member Boards can offer certification. Click on the board name link to learn more about each specialty and subspecialty.

To find out the requirements associated with a specific Member Board, call the Board directly. A listing of contact information for the ABMS Member Boards is available on this website.

For descriptions of all the medical specialties where certification is offered by an ABMS Member Board, see the complete ABMS Guide to Medical Specialties (2019)[PDF].

DOWNLOAD THE ABMS GUIDE TO MEDICAL SPECIALTIES (2019)

Click on Board names below to access main pages, including contact information.
Click on individual certificates below to go directly to a description of that certificate.

General Certificate(s) Subspecialty Certificates
American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Allergy and Immunology No Subspecialties
American Board of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Neurocritical Care*
Pain Medicine
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Sleep Medicine
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery No Subspecialties
American Board of Dermatology
Dermatology Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery*
Dermatopathology
Pediatric Dermatology
American Board of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine
Emergency Medical Services
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine
Medical Toxicology
Neurocritical Care*
Pain Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sports Medicine
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine
Family Medicine Adolescent Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Pain Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Sports Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Adolescent Medicine
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Critical Care Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Gastroenterology
Geriatric Medicine
Hematology
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Infectious Disease
Interventional Cardiology
Medical Oncology
Nephrology
Pulmonary Disease
Rheumatology
Sleep Medicine
Sports Medicine
Transplant Hepatology
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Primary Specialty Certificates
Clinical Biochemical Genetics
Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
Medical Biochemical Genetics
Molecular Genetic Pathology
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Neurological Surgery Neurocritical Care
American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine No Subspecialties
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology Critical Care Medicine
Complex Family Planning
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Gynecologic Oncology
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Maternal–Fetal Medicine
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology No Subspecialties
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Surgery of the Hand
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Neurotology
Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology*
Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck*
Sleep Medicine
American Board of Pathology
Primary Specialty Certificates
Pathology  Anatomic/Pathology - Clinical
Pathology – Anatomic
Pathology  Clinical
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
Clinical Informatics
Cytopathology
Dermatopathology
Hematopathology
Neuropathology
Pathology  Chemical
Pathology  Forensic
Pathology  Medical Microbiology
Pathology  Molecular Genetic
Pathology  Pediatric
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine
Child Abuse Pediatrics
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Medical Toxicology
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Pediatric Hospital Medicine*
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Nephrology
Pediatric Pulmonology
Pediatric Rheumatology
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
Sleep Medicine
Sports Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain Injury Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Neuromuscular Medicine
Pain Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Sports Medicine
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck*
Surgery of the Hand
American Board of Preventive Medicine
Primary Specialty Certificates
Aerospace Medicine
Occupational Medicine
Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Addiction Medicine
Clinical Informatics
Medical Toxicology
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Primary Specialty Certificates
Psychiatry
Neurology
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Addiction Psychiatry
Brain Injury Medicine
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Neurophysiology
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Epilepsy
Forensic Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Neurocritical Care*
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Neuromuscular Medicine
Pain Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Vascular Neurology
American Board of Radiology
Primary Specialty Certificates
Diagnostic Radiology
Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology
Medical Physics (Diagnostic, Nuclear, Therapeutic)
Radiation Oncology
• Hospice and Palliative Medicine
• Neuroradiology
• Nuclear Radiology
• Pain Medicine
• Pediatric Radiology
American Board of Surgery
Primary Specialty Certificates
General Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Pediatric Surgery
Surgery of the Hand
Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery
American Board of Urology
Urology Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Urology


*Subspecialties that have been approved, but not yet issued.

To find out the requirements associated with a specific Member Board, call the Board directly. A listing of contact information for the ABMS Member Boards is available on this website.

For descriptions of all the medical specialties where certification is offered by an ABMS Member Board, see the complete ABMS Guide to Medical Specialties (2019)[PDF].

DOWNLOAD THE ABMS GUIDE TO MEDICAL SPECIALTIES (2019)