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A.A.O.P.M. Certification

Enhance your practice by becoming credentialed in your new procedures.

The American Academy of Procedural Medicine (A.A.O.P.M.) offers Board Certification pathways for Physicians in Aesthetics, Medicine, Surgery, and Pain Management. Membership with the AAOPM offers additional benefits and is available to physicians and other health care professionals. Becoming Board Certified in a newly added specialty offers numerous benefits for your practice and your patients. As a certified practitioner, your patients, as well as credentialing agents, will know you have taken additional steps to further your education and your skills. 

Board Certification is an integral step in achieving excellence in a newly learned specialty. Your patients will be seeking for qualified physicians and becoming Board Certified is no doubt an effective method of distinguishing your credentials. Successful graduates will receive a Board Certification Certificate as well as 2 metal and wood “wall plaques” to display in their office. The Board Certification plaque is an oversized and very attractive element that you will add to your office setting.

A.A.O.P.M. Board Certification Requirements 

5 Steps to begin the board certification pathway: 

  1. Become a member of the A.A.O.P.M., board certification requires a minimum of (3) months in good standing with the A.A.O.P.M.
  2. Fulfill the required training attendance in the area you wish to become Board Certified.
  3. Pass all on-line practical exams in the specialized areas selected.
  4. Integrate newly learned techniques into your clinical practice for the areas of medicine you are requesting board certification. Submit (2) patient case studies in the specialized areas of medicine you are seeking board certification for review by the A.A.O.P.M. Physician Advisory Board.
  5. Complete and submit Final Exam consisting of multiple-choice and essay questions relating to standard of care, regulatory issues, integration of procedures, setting patient expectations, and managing complications and adverse events.


  • Aesthetic Certification: Attend (3) core classes in Aesthetics
  • Functional Medicine Certification: Attend (2) core classes in Anti-Aging
  • Pain Management Certification: Attend (2) core classes in Pain Management or attend the 3-day "Pain Show".

Diploma Certificate 

  • Diploma Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of the required programs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency during the hands on portion if a technical skill is required.
  • Receive a passing scores (70% or greater) on the “Practical Exam” provided through our new AAOPM Physician Portal. Practical Exams are comprehensive multiple choice exams taken online. Practical exams must be completed within (14) days following successful completion of the program attended.

AAOPM Certification Benefits: 

  • Physician Portal: Receive access to the A.A.O.P.M portal containing additional information topics on the specialty selected as well as instructional and training videos to assist you during the certification process and as you fully integrate these procedures within your practice.
  • Board Certification: Becoming a Board Certified Physician is an achievement available to select individuals committed to becoming recognized in their field of medicine.
  • Board Certification Certificate: Upon successful completion of all requirements, physician will be awarded board certification-certificate. Your certificate will be signed by each A.A.O.P.M. physician advisory board member and A.A.O.P.M. medical director.
  • Board Certification | Member Wall Plaque: Receive your attractive wall plaque once you become a member. The Physician Advisory Board who oversees your training and testing is comprised of 5 member Physicians who actively participate in the process.
  • Physician Locator: For use by Patients searching for either your name or the services your practice offers. A personalized landing page will be found by these patients when searching.
  • Board Certification Logo and Seal: Available to place on your website or online signature area. This seal may be used as a link to direct patients to the A.A.O.P.M. website where they can learn more about your credentials and board certification.





The American Academy of Procedural Medicine offers Board Certification Pathways for Physicians in Aesthetics, Functional Medicine, and Pain Management.

Call today to find out how to get your Certification Plaque Free.


AAOPM is proud to offer certification courses for physicians and nurses in New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, Chicago, Atlanta, Nashville, Los Angeles, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco and many other cities.


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