2024 CPO Exam Application Launch

Posted 04/16/2024 | Subspecialities

The American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (ABOHNS) is pleased to announce the opening of its application portal for the Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology (CPO) subspecialty examination. Following are instructions to access the portal and complete the online application as well as Important Dates for the process.

Important Dates

Application Due Date: June 10, 2024
Schedule Your Seat with Pearson VUE: Available upon receipt of Exam Authorization Letter early July
Exam: October 28, 2024, at Pearson VUE test centers


Accessing the ABOHNS CPO Application Portal
  1. Visit www.abohns.org and click on ‘Physician Log-in” and enter your login information. If you need help obtaining your password, please use the “Lost Password” feature on the log-in page or contact Marisa Zarate at mmz@abohns.org, or call 713-850-0399.
  2. On the Physician Dashboard, click the dropdown arrow under “Manage Your Certification”. Under “Subspecialty Tasks”, select “Apply for CPO Exam” and follow the instructions for completing the Application.

Application: A non-refundable fee of $3,125 for the application and exam fee is required at the time of application. Applications received or completed between June 11-17, will assess a $210 late fee.

Applications received or completed after June 17 will not be accepted and the candidate will need to apply for a subsequent exam administration.

Special Accommodations

The ABOHNS fully supports and is compliant with the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA). Upon request, the ABOHNS will make reasonable accommodations in its examination procedures for candidates with documented disabilities. An applicant who meets the definition outlined in the ADA can review detailed information regarding ABOHNS’ accommodation policy (Specialty Accommodations Policy). All ADA requests must be received at the time of application.

For questions regarding the application process or to obtain additional information, please contact Aliyah Forte, Subspecialty Certification Coordinator, at cpo@abohns.org.