Skip Navigation LinksHome > Board Certification
ABSS Board Certification

The Importance of Certification in Spine Surgery

Certification in spine surgery is not just another credential to attain in order to practice your specialty. It is a valuable tool for demonstrating your commitment to the highest quality of care, and to receive recognition for the many long years of work you have put into achieving expertise in the unique specialty of spine surgery. It verifies that you are committed to continuing education and to maintaining current surgical standards, knowledge and expertise.

Certification sets you apart as a recognized specialist in spine surgery in the eyes of patients, hospitals, employers and insurers. It ensures that you have met certain standards and passed tests that are developed to demonstrate adequate training in spine surgery.