DOT and Captain’s Physicals

We offer DOT and USCG-719K / Captain’s physicals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 3pm. Call 410-544-5900 to schedule your appointment

Dr. Elaine Crain, nurse practitioner, has been a certified medical examiner since 2014 and her number is 9390863715

Please note that insurance does not cover this exam and a payment of $105.00 is due at time of visit.

We also offer the USCG Certified Drug Test / 5-Panel DOT Drug screening test: $50

Please call 410-544-5900 to schedule your appointment

What to bring to your DOT Physical and USCG Physical:

  • If you wear hearing aids or glasses, please bring them to your exam
  • Please bring a list of all your current medications and dosages.
  • Blood pressure must be under 140/90. If you are currently taking blood pressure medication, remember to take it the day of your exam.
  • Special circumstances: you must provide documentation from your primary care / specialist that includes a statement that you are “cleared to drive a commercial motor vehicle without restrictions” if you:
  • Are currently taking ADHD medication, narcotics for pain or psychiatric conditions or sleeping pills
  • Have heart-related issues (including cardiac bypass surgery, valve replacement, open heart surgery, pacemaker, or stent)
  • Have sleep apnea and are using a C-Pap machine, also bring your most recent compliance report
  • Have diabetes that is controlled by diet or oral medication, also bring your most recent blood work
  • Have diabetes controlled with insulin, bring the Insulin Treated Diabetes Mellitus (ITDM) Assessment Form, MCSA-5870 https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical/insulin-treated-diabetes-mellitus-assessment-form-mcsa-5870 completed by your primary care / specialist
  • 1. DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed "medical examiner" listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry. These exams are to ensure that drivers can physically operate commercial vehicles safely.
  • 2. Go to to https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Portals/9/NMC/pdfs/forms/CG_719K.pdf to fill out the APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE (FORM CG-719K) and bring a printed copy to your appointment
  • 3. USCG Certified Drug Test / DOT drug screening test is a urine test which is done according to the strict regulations required by the U S Coast Guard and the Department of Transportation (DOT) for testing and chain of custody licensing requirements. All DOT drug tests use the same 5-panel test. It tests for:
  • Marijuana metabolites/THC
  • Cocaine metabolites
  • Amphetamines (including methamphetamine, MDMA)
  • Opioids* (including codeine, heroin (6-AM), morphine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone)
  • Phencyclidine (PCP) (https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Employee_Handbook_Eng_2014_A.pdf)
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