DOT Exams


Dr. Brady Rebarcak is on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners should you require a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam. 


Need a DOT physical?  Follow these simple steps to get your certificate:

 
Step 1:  Schedule your appointment with our certified DOT medical examiner
Contact us at (515) 233-2263 to schedule your DOT physical exam. We do not accept walk-ins for DOT exams. We are conveniently located at 205 Clark Ave in Ames, Iowa.

Step 2:  Get your physical exam completed
You appointment will include a health history, a physical exam, and a urinalysis. Plan on spending approximately 25-45 minutes for your visit.

Step 3:  Take your completed certificate
Once you pass the exam, you will be given a Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC) form MCSA-5876 immediately after the exam.  Upon request, we will also give you the Medical Examiner's Report (MER) form MCSA-5875.  All exams performed after 04/20/2016 require the MEC form MCSA-5876.


Other helpful tips before arriving for your DOT physical exam


All that you are required to bring to your visit is a current driver's license
Insurance does not cover the exam, however, many employers pay for the exam   
Other helpful items may include: previous certificate, list of medication and dosages, glasses or contacts if needed, records or clearance from a specialist if there’s any major changes in your health


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:


How long does the exam take?
The exam takes approximately 25-45 minutes from the time you walk in the door.

Will I be given my certificate after the exam?
Yes. Drivers will be given a Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC) form MCSA-5876 immediately after the exam.

How long are certificates valid for?
A DOT physical exam is valid for up to 24 months. The medical examiner may also issue a medical examiner's certificate for less than 24 months when it is desirable to monitor a condition, such as high blood pressure.

Who can perform DOT physical exams?
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed "medical examiner" listed on the FMCSA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.  Brady Rebarcak, DC is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners should you need an exam.

Do drivers need to carry the medical certification when driving a CMV?
Yes. Drivers must carry an unexpired Medical Examiner's Certificate form MCSA-5876.

What paper work do drivers need to complete?
Drivers are required to complete Section 1 of form MCSA-5875.  After you arrive for your visit, we will give you an ipad to compete the required paperwork electronically via 3Bexam.  If you would like to complete the forms prior to your appointment call us and request the forms to be emailed.

Would if I lose my Medical Examiner's Certificate?
We will give you an exact replica at no additional cost.

 



SPORTS EXAMS

We participate in all area middle school and high school athletic physical programs. Same day appointments are available. Contact us today to schedule your athletic physical with any of our doctors.