Case Review Overview for Candidates

Case Review requirements can be a bit confusing, but once candidates understand what, exactly, ABFAS reviewers are seeking in a case, the process becomes a lot more straightforward. On this page you'll find resources to help you navigate Case Review document upload.

Preparing for Case Review

ABFAS presented a webinar on February 9, 2021 to provide an overview of what, exactly, case reviewers are looking for, and to outline requirements for document and image upload. The presentation slide deck is available for candidates to review, as is the below video of the presentation.



Frequently Asked Case Review Questions

ABFAS has also prepared a question-and answer that lists several questions candidates frequently ask about Case Review. 


General Case Review Questions

History and Physical Exam

Pre-op Labs




Progress Notes

Surgeon of Record


Staged Procedures

Bilateral Procedures


Operative Report

Missing Material