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Verification of Board Certification for ABAM Diplomates

Immediate Verification of Board Certification

Those needing information on the verification of a Diplomate’s ABAM Board Certification in Addiction Medicine should use the Physician Verification on the ABAM home page. The verification of ABAM Board Certification physicians is automatically provided by entering the physician’s last name under the “Physician Verification” box in the top right-hand corner of the ABAM website’s home page (  Upon entering the physician’s last name and pressing “Find,” you will receive a listing of all ABAM Board Certified physicians with that last name.  Click on “View Info” to the right of the physician’s name for the specific details on his/her board certification.

If a written verification is required or if further information is needed, please contact ABAM by email only at:


ABAM offers a Transitional Maintenance of Certification program for its current diplomates and a public listing of physicians who hold active ABAM certification status. In March, 2016 the American Board of Medical Specialties formally recognized addiction medicine as a multi-specialty subspecialty. Future certification examinations in addiction medicine will be administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.