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What is the organization that makes a do board-certified?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: ACOM

American college of osteopathic medicine.

In brief: ACOM

American college of osteopathic medicine.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Henry Ng
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Board exams

The american college of osteopathic physicians does certify dos.
Dos can also take specialty certification exams for allopathic physicians (mds) such as the american board of internal medicine (abim), american board of pediatrics (abp), etc.

In brief: Board exams

The american college of osteopathic physicians does certify dos.
Dos can also take specialty certification exams for allopathic physicians (mds) such as the american board of internal medicine (abim), american board of pediatrics (abp), etc.
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
It depends on your specialty. Board certification for DO surgeons is through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. If a DO performed his residency through an ACGME program, they may sit for the ACGME board in that specialty.
Dr. Timothy Wu
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Depends

Depends on the board for which they are eligible after completing training.
If they did a do residency, then they must seek board certification through the aoa and its constituent boards, such as the american osteopathic board of surgery. If they completed an md residency then they must seek board certification through the american board of medical specialties and one of its 24 constituents.

In brief: Depends

Depends on the board for which they are eligible after completing training.
If they did a do residency, then they must seek board certification through the aoa and its constituent boards, such as the american osteopathic board of surgery. If they completed an md residency then they must seek board certification through the american board of medical specialties and one of its 24 constituents.
Dr. Timothy Wu
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