DOT Certified Medical Examiner
Department of Transportation Exams
Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP, is a Certified Medical Examiner, 6598931219.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost?
Where are you located?
Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP
6500 Thayer Center Oakland, MD 21550
Do I need to make an appointment?
Should I bring anything with me?
1. Valid Picture ID/ drivers license
2. A copy of the DOT Medical Exam and Certificate
3. Fill out only page 1.
4. Bring them to your appointment.
What is involved in DOT physical?
There are 7 parts to your physical
1. Review of your health history
2. Vision Test
3. Hearing Test
4. Blood Pressure and pulse rate.
5. Urine specimen
6. Physical examination which will include the following 12 areas:
• General Appearance
• Mouth and Throat
• Lungs and Chest (your chest will never be exposed)
• Vascular system
• Hernia checks
• Spine and Musculoskeletal System
Will my DOT physical include a drug test?
Your DOT physical does not involve a drug test. There is a urine sample involved but this is only to test for underlying disease and does not test for drugs. DOT also has requirements regarding Drug and Alcohol testing. If you are required by your employer to have a drug or alcohol test as well as your DOT examination, please let us know so we can schedule accordingly.
What will I receive to show my employer I passed my examination?
Upon passing your examination, you will receive your examination documents to give to your employer as well as a laminated certificate that you will keep.
How long does my certification last?
Your physical examination is valid for 2 years. It could be less if you have complications like heart disease, high blood pressure or diabetes.