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American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ABOS is a trade / professional association based in Chapel Hill, NC that was founded in 1934. As of 2019 they had $2.0 million in revenue and $37 million in assets.

ABOS's vision is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients, the ABOS will establish and maintain high standards for competence and lifelong education of board certified orthopaedic surgeons.

(919) 929-7103
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Program areas at ABOS

Initial certification of Orthopaedic surgeons:educational requirements, peer review, a written exam, and an oral exam are required to become Board certified. There were 697 new Orthopaedic surgeons certified in the fiscal year ended in 2018. Candidates who pass the certification requirements become a "diplomate" of the organization for 10 years. The organization has a total of 28,650 diplomates during the most recently completed fiscal year.

Subspecialty certification:certification of sports and hand sub-specialty certificates after initial certification is complete. There were 101 hand sub-specialty certificates, and 92 sports sub-specialty certificates in the fiscal year ending in 2018.

Recertification every ten years:every 10 years diplomates must meet additional educational requirements, peer review, and an exam to recertify. There were 1,615 diplomates to recertify in the fiscal year ending in 2018.

Form 990s for ABOS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 4, 2019990OView PDF
2018-08May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Aug 25, 2017990OView PDF
2015-08Jul 27, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ABOS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$624,710
Investment income and dividends$260,190
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$14,887
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,119,707
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,019,494

Vendors for ABOS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2019-08-29
█████████Content management system software2019-08-19
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2019-04-19
██████ █████Legal Representation$153,9552018-08-01
███ ████ █████████ ███It Support and Design$911,6372018-08-01
████Test Development$1,092,0442018-08-01

Personnel at ABOS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Aaron S. WhiteChief Operating Officer$203,021May 27, 2020
David F. Martin, MDExecutive Medical Director X8004$500,855May 27, 2020
█████ █████Controller$105,451May 27, 2020
█████ █████ ███Past Chief Opperating Officer / Chief Operating Officer$205,517Aug. 31, 2018
████████ █ ███████Vice President / Secretary$2,096Aug. 31, 2018
███████ █ █████President / Treasurer$1,588Aug. 31, 2018
█████ █ ██████President$2,295Aug. 31, 2018
███████ █ ████████Secretary / Director$1,585Aug. 31, 2018

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1American Society of Echocardiography501(c)(6)$9.3 millionDurham, NC
2San Bernardino Medical Society501(c)(6)$578,111Redlands, CA
3California Orthopaedic Association (COA)501(c)(6)$874,756Sacramento, CA
4The American Board of Obesity501(c)(6)$1.4 millionDenver, CO
5Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)501(c)(6)$689,722Arlington, VA
6American Academy of Pediatrics Ohio Chapter (AAP)501(c)(6)$1.8 millionColumbus, OH
7American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry501(c)(6)$5.8 millionMadison, WI
8Florida Osteopathic Medical Association501(c)(6)$3.2 millionTallahassee, FL
9Hospital Alliance of Tennessee501(c)(6)$575,507Nashville, TN
10American Academy of Family Physicians - Tennessee Chapter501(c)(6)$569,580Brentwood, TN
11American Academy of Family Physicians - Virginia Academy501(c)(6)$1.0 millionRichmond, VA
12American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)501(c)(6)$4.1 millionGermantown, MD
13Credentialing Organization501(c)(6)$6.4 millionChicago, IL
14Hawaii Medical Association501(c)(6)$550,856Honolulu, HI
15American Board of Urology (ABU)501(c)(6)$3.4 millionCharlottesville, VA
16American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)501(c)(6)$6.5 millionRosemont, IL
17Connecticut State Medical Society501(c)(6)$1.9 millionNorth Haven, CT
18The American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)501(c)(6)$1.5 millionRockville, MD
19National Academy of Neuropsychology501(c)(6)$1.2 millionDenver, CO
20Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN)501(c)(6)$5.9 millionOak Brook, IL
21New Jersey Academy of Family Physician (NJAFP)501(c)(6)$2.0 millionTrenton, NJ
22Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology501(c)(6)$887,030Troy, MI
23Vermont State Dental Society501(c)(6)$781,263South Burlington, VT
24The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)501(c)(6)$2.8 millionPhiladelphia, PA
25National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)501(c)(6)$3.7 millionWashington, DC