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Subspecialty Certification

Focused practice, focused certification

After initial certification in PM&R, many physiatrists’ medical practices narrow to a specific area of our broad field.

Subspecialty certification gives physiatrists the opportunity to demonstrate competency in one or more of seven subspecialties of PM&R. Click on any subspecialty below for a description, training requirements, and examination resources.

For More Information

For history, requirements, application, and exam information for each ABPMR subspecialty, please download and read the ABPMR Certification Booklet of Information. This document is always updated with the latest information. If there is a discrepancy between written content or quoted information over the phone and the Booklet of Information, the Booklet of Information will take precedence.

Download Booklet of Information