Same Day DOT Physical Exam in Grand Junction Colorado
We offer same-day DOT Physical Exam for commercial drivers in Grand Junction, Colorado. Our goal is to make this process for you easy and affordable.
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You can also walk-in and have an exam. The charge for the exam is $80 in person, or $70 when you schedule and pay online.
- Schedule online, call or walk-in
- Complete necessary paperwork online or in person
- Be ready to produce a urine sample ** Note: the urine test is for medical reasons and is not a drug test**
- Have a standard medical exam
- Receive the appropriate medical card
The cards we give our patients are laminated and handle the wear and tear of a driver’s wallet.
Our providers are certified through the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, a requrirement to perform a DOT Physical Exam. If you’re not in Grand Junction you’ll want to verify if the person doing your DOT Exam is listed in the registry. You can click here to search their list.
What is Included
The urine screening tests for the presence of blood, sugar and protein. These are things that may require further testing. A common confusion is that sugar is a firm sign of diabetes, which will require insulin. But that’s not true. The doctor will do a history and decide if further testing is indicated.
You’ll know your blood pressure and pulse rate at the end of the exam. These are helpful in knowing how well your heart and cardiovascular system is working. We want your blood pressure below 140/90 but if it’s higher than that you can still get a card. When the blood pressure is higher than 140/90 you may still get a card, but it may be shorter than the maximum 2 years.
Hearing and Vision
There are firm requirements for both hearing and vision. Please bring your glasses and hearing aids to pass your exam.
- Insulin Dependent Diabetes
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- History of Heart Attacks
And other conditions may require additional requirements. To make you life easier, you can call us to learn what additional things you may need to pass your DOT Physical Exam.
- Alcoholism and regular marijuana use. Having a Medical Marijuana card disqualifies you.
- Epilepsy and Recurring Seizures
The FMCSA wants drivers using medical interventions for 3 or more medical problems to see NRCME doctors who are Medical Doctors or Doctors of Osteopathy. Medical interventions include devices like CPAPs for sleep apnea and implantable pain pumps or implantable brain simulators. Please visit the NRCME list by clicking here and find a provider with MD or DO after their name to provide your exam.
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