Testing Deadlines

The American Board of Surgery (ABS) posts their application deadlines in the Training and Certification section of their website. 

ABS Qualifying Exam applicants are highly encouraged to take the FES exam no later than one month prior to deadline for submitting their application to the ABS. We cannot guarantee receipt of your FES certificate by the ABS registration deadline if the FES Exam is taken less than 30 days prior to the deadline.

Reprints of FES Certificates for the ABS initial registration deadline should be requested from the FES office no later than two weeks prior to the ABS application deadline.