Quick, same day CDL medical physical exams
As of May 2015, any physician wishing to do DOT medical exams has to take a FMCSA approved class and pass a national test to be able to do so. Dr. Bogash actually teaches the required class to physicians across the country, educating them on how to best manage driver physical exams.
In addition, few physicians understand how to manage the chronic conditions that will affect your ability to pass the CDL medical exam as well as Dr. Bogash. Using simple lifestyle changes he can help make sure that you continue to pass the physical exam year after year. No other clinic can offer this depth of understanding of what is required of drivers and how to help you continue to pass your driver physical exam.
The process is simple:
- Fill out a simple brief health history
- Complete the DOT physical exam with Dr. James Bogash. a certified medical examiner for the FMCSA.
- We complete your paperwork and give you the DOT medical physical form to take with you right away. We keep a scanned copy of the DOT medical physical form on file.
Here are some quick tips and things to know about you CDL medical physical exam:
- If you have a medical condition you will need to bring a list of medications and name of prescribing doctor.
- If you’ve had a heart attack or have heart disease, you’ll need to bring a copy of your last stress test.
- If you have sleep apnea, bring a copy of your latest sleep test results if you have had one.
Blood pressure and your DOT Physical Exam
We understand that passing your DOT physical exam is important to your career and livelihood. Blood pressure is one of the biggest problems that drivers have in getting a full 2-year DOT medical certificate. Here are some easy tips if you have high blood pressure:
- Stay current with your prescribed blood-pressure medication.
- Cutting back on caffeine and nicotine can help improve your blood pressure.
- Cut back on salty snack foods as well as adding salt to your food.
- A week or so before your DOT physical exam, cut back on coffee, soda, energy drinks and salty snacks.
If you’re really serious about making changes to lower your blood pressure permanantly, download and read Dr. Bogash’s High Systolic Blood Pressure eBook by clicking here.
Call the office now to schedule your exam!