Contacting the ABS

Contact Us

As of 5 p.m. March 16th, the physical ABS office will be closed until further notice, complying with a state-wide order from Pennsylvania officials. Staff will be available via phone and email during normal business hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET. Please check our website news area and social media pages frequently for updates.
  • The American Board of Surgery
    1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 860
    Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA
  • Phone: 215-568-4000
    Fax: 215-563-5718
  • If you are calling for help with our website, or with questions regarding a letter you have received, please have it accessible when you call.

Office Hours

  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. The ABS office is closed on U.S. federal holidays.


Please use the links below to contact the appropriate staff person for your exam or specialty of interest. Please email only one person; email will be rerouted internally if necessary.

Continuous Certification: Please contact our Continuous Certification Coordinator.
General Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Surgery of the Hand
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Focused Practice Designation
IT Department
Other Inquiries
Executive Staff