14689 Garrett Highway

Oakland, MD 21550


Mon: 8:30 - 6:00
Tues: 8:30 - 4:30
Wed: 8:00 - 12:00
Thurs: 8:30 - 4:30
Fri: By Appointment Only
Sat & Sun: Closed


fax: 888-843-8457

DOT Certified Medical Examiner

Department of Transportation Exams

The Department of Transportation requires a DOT physical examination must be administered by a certified medical examiner, CME.

Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP, is a Certified Medical Examiner, 6598931219.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost?
Your cost is $100.
Where are you located?
Brookside Health and Wellness
Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP
14689 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-5610
Do I need to make an appointment?
Yes, to ensure your spot and minimize waiting.
Should I bring anything with me?

1. Valid Picture ID/ drivers license
2. A copy of the DOT Medical Exam and Certificate.  Only fill out page 1 but bring all pages with you.
3. Any other items indicated on this document.
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
• Eyes
• Ears
• Mouth and Throat
• Heart
• Lungs and Chest (your chest will never be exposed)
• Abdomen
• Vascular system
• Hernia checks
• Extremities
• Spine and Musculoskeletal System
• Neurological

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.

Call for an appointment today (301) 334-5610

DOT Application

We ask that you print the DOT Application, complete the first page and bring the entire document to your scheduled DOT Exam. We look forward to meeting you!

Get Ready For Your Appointment

Review our checklist to identify all documents and information you should bring to your DOT Exam.

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