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Dr Ginzburg has been performing medical exams for commercial drivers for over 20 years.

For professional commercial drivers, it’s important to know that medical exam standards have recently changed. The DOT has always followed strict guidelines mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), ensuring that commercial drivers and other safety-sensitive employees are in good health and able to work safely.

Now, however, federal law requires that providers of these exams to be certified, and this complex certification process has radically reduced the number of medical providers that can perform CDL evaluations, leaving only the best and the most competent doctors to perform these examinations.

Dr Ginzburg is honored to be in this highly selective group, but it does mean you should book an appointment with our office soon, if you need your exam to be completed fairly quickly.

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Frequently Asked Questions About DOT/CDL Medical Exams

1Can I be a commercial driver without taking and passing the CDL exam.
That answer is a straightforward: No! For CMV (Commercial Motor Vehicle) drivers, a physical exam is mandated by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Drivers need to complete and pass the screening to maintain a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). If you meet the DOT physical requirements, Dr Ginzburg will issue you a DOT health card.
2What is included in a DOT/CDL medical exam?
Dr Ginzburg will assess your physical health to ensure that you have no medical conditions that will affect your ability to drive or operate a vehicle safely. There are a series of tests that include: complete medical evaluation, checking vision, blood pressure, hearing, and urine test.
3Book Your DOT/CDL Medical Exam Now
We look forward to welcoming you to the Midwestern Institute of Health, Ltd. for your DOT/CDL exam. We will work with you to get you back behind the wheel as soon as possible. Our ample experience in administering DOT examinations, makes us able to answer any questions you have and will ensure that you have the documentation that you need to continue doing your job.

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