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DOT Certified Medical Exams are now being offered at Drivers 1st Medical.
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About Drivers 1st Medical
Our goal is to provide a worry-free experience to our patients. Your Certified Medical Examiner will treat you with the respect you deserve. Our experienced healthcare professionals will address medical issues upfront, avoiding delays in obtaining your medical examiner’s certificate.
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Drivers 1st Medical can help
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and other sleep disorders are common conditions in commercial drivers due to the risk factors associated with commercial driving. We can treat your sleep disorder and ensure that you are compliant with FMCSA.
Other Health Problems?
We offer services including pulmonary function testing, urinalysis, and chest x-rays to help diagnose and treat any acute or chronic health problems you have. We will help you address any issues so that you can meet FMCSA requirements for certification.
No Health Problems?
If you have no current health problems or an established medical condition that is treated and well controlled we will provide you with your Medical Examiner’s Certificate the very same day of your visit!
Do you need a Certified Medical Examiner for your drivers??? Become an affiliate
Become a business affiliate of Drivers 1st Medical and receive a discounted rate on DOT physicals for your drivers. You can send your drivers to us or we can travel to your location and perform the exams onsite. Additional business affiliate benefits include the following:
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Frequently Asked Questions
Before contacting us, please browse our FAQ.
What is included in a DOT physical?
Your physical will include a complete history and physical, vision screening, color blind test, urinalysis to assess for protein, glucose, and specific gravity.
What if I need a Sleep Study?
Drivers 1st Medical has an onsite AASM accredited sleep lab and will arrange for you to have your sleep study if you are considered high risk. We will ensure that your temporary card does not expire until you have had the time to complete the study. We offer priority scheduling for drivers as well as payment plans for those unable to utilize their health insurance. Affordable home sleep studies are also available.
What if I have high blood pressure?
You will be required to have a DOT physical annually. Your blood pressure must be less than or equal 140/90. If your blood pressure is higher but does not exceed 180/110 you will receive a one time 3 month certificate. A blood pressure over 180/110 is disqualifying. You must wait 6 months and will be required to have a blood pressure of 140/90 or lower to be certified.
What is the cost for a DOT physical?
DOT physicals at Drivers 1st Medical are $75 for individual drivers. Discounts are available for drivers who are employed by one of our Business Affiliate motor carriers.
What should I bring to my appointment?
What are the FMCSA physical qualification standards?
What if I have diabetes?
Diabetes is not a disqualifying condition. However if you use insulin to control your diabetes you will be required to have an exemption from an endocrinologist in order to be certified. Please see the Federal Diabetes Exemption Program info on the FMCSA website.