The American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery (ABWMS) is an independent, non-profit evaluative organization whose accountability is to the practice of medicine as well as to the public which we serve. The Board stands for the highest standards in the management of wounds and has but one objective; to promote and recognize excellence in the care of patients with wounds. The board’s mission is to enhance the overall quality of healthcare by offering board certification in Wound Medicine and Surgery to physicians in the United States and Canada. This certification will be based upon an examination offered to those physicians who demonstrate appropriate pre-requisite qualifications in addition to the necessary knowledge base and commitment to the care and management of wounds.


The application for the December testing window is temporarily unavailable. The application window will be reopened in Summer 2024.


For Examination Dates, Application deadlines, Eligibility requirements, and Fees, please click on the examination link below.