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DOT Physical Exams

doctor consulting with patientThe Department of Transportation requires some drivers to get regular physical exams to make sure they can perform their duties and keep our roads safe. If you are in need of a DOT physical exam, give our office a call. Dr. Corey Touney is a certified DOT examiner and we often have same day or next day appointments available. We can also work with companies with multiple drivers to set up a system of scheduling and billing. All drivers must bring in a valid driver’s license at the time of exam.

Dr. Touney will perform the physical exam according to the federal regulations:

  • Review Health History
  • Basic Physical Exam
  • Vision Check & Color Vision Check
  • Height and Weight Measurements
  • Check Blood Pressure
  • Urine Analysis

Additional Information

Prevent delays in receiving you DOT medical certificate by ensuring you are prepared for your exam. Certain medical conditional may require that you provide additional medical records and information. Check out this list below to see common scenarios in which additional information is needed:

  • If you use eye glasses, contact lenses, or hearing aids, bring them with you.
  • Bring a list of your current medications
    • We also suggest having the name of the prescribing doctor and their contact information.
    • Medications for conditions such as: pain, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, etc., will require documentation/letter from the treating provider
      • This may include information on treatment or their recommendations for your job duties.
  • Bring medical records for conditions such as: diabetes, cardiac disease, sleep disorders, neurological conditions, etc.
    • If you are unsure, give our office a call prior to your exam and Dr. Touney can let you know what you will need to bring.
    • Per federal requirements, we are unable to provide a DOT certificate at the end of your exam without first reviewing these medical records.
You must pass all DOT physical requirements in order to
qualify for your CDL medical certification.
Whether you’re an individual or company in need of a
DOT physical exam, give our office a call! 605-332-9235
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