2023 MDS Subspecialty Certification Exam (October 16-21)

2023 Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery Subspecialty (MDS) Exam Date

Monday, October 16, 2023
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Pearson VUE Test Centers

The ABD will open the application for this exam in March 2021. After your application is reviewed and approved for the exam, we will send instructions for scheduling your appointment at a Peason VUE Test Center. You will not be able to schedule an exam appointment until receiving confirmation from the ABD that your application is approved and Pearson VUE is ready to accept exam appointments. Appointment scheduling will open with Pearson VUE in early July. 


Refer to our MDS FAQs for more information. 

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American Board of Dermatology
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Newton, Massachusetts 02459
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(617) 910-6400 (Phone/Fax)

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To serve the public and profession by setting high standards for dermatologists to earn and maintain Board certification.