Become Board Certified

Board Certification in Foot Surgery

Board certification in foot surgery indicates a demonstrated cognitive knowledge of foot surgery, including the diagnosis of general medical problems and surgical management of pathologic foot conditions, deformities, and/or trauma and related structures that affect the foot and ankle.

Board Certification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle (RRA) Surgery

Board certification in RRA indicates a demonstrated cognitive knowledge of foot and ankle surgery, including the diagnosis of general medical problems and surgical management of pathologic foot and ankle conditions, deformities, and/or trauma and related structures that affect the foot, ankle and leg. Board certification in Foot Surgery is a prerequisite for RRA Surgery certification. 

Board Certification is a Two-part Process

Once a candidate becomes Board Qualified, there are two parts to the Board Certification process:

  1. The Computer-based Patient Simulation (CBPS) Examination
  2. Case Review

    Case Review has four components:

    1. PLS case logging
    2. Completion of diverse procedures
    3. Facility documentation
    4. Case documentation and review

    Please reference the ABFAS Board Certification Document for more information.