and Rectal Surgery
Purposes and Functions of the Board
The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery was established to promote the health and welfare of the American people through the development and maintenance of high standards for certification in the specialty of colon and rectal surgery.
To accomplish this, the Board:
|Determines that candidates possess proper qualifications before taking the examination for certification or maintenance of certification.|
|Conducts examinations to determine the ability and fitness to practice the specialty of colon and rectal surgery.|
|Awards certificates to those candidates who fulfill its requirements.|