American Board of Otolaryngology Requirements

The requirements for the American Board of Otolaryngology are as follows.

The surgeon must:

  • Graduate from an accredited medical school
  • Hold a license to practice medicine in the state where residing
  • Complete at least one year of training in general surgery in an ACGME-accredited residency program
  • Complete a minimum of four years of training in otolaryngology in an ACGME-accredited residency program
  • Successfully pass a comprehensive written and oral examination

The American Board of Otolaryngology was founded in 1924. More information about this board can be found from the following contact information:

The American Board of Otolaryngology
3050 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1700
Houston, Texas 77056-6579
(713) 850-0399