DOT Physicals in Bozeman MT

At Gallatin Valley Chiropractic our physicians are currently undergoing certification to become medical examiners by the FMCSA. Our physicians have a reputation for providing through physical exams and soon this will include DOT physical exams. Are goal is to have our physicians certified by early August of 2024. Please give us a call if you have questions (406) 551-2177   

DOT physicals are crucial in protecting the drivers ensuring that they are in safe working order as well as the civilians out on the road. The FMCSA requires the physicians to follow strict, mandatory guidelines for each exam.

Listed is what to expect at your DOT physical.

  • Health History
  • Vision and Hearing Exam
  • Vitals Exam
  • Physical Exam
  • Urinalysis

There are medical examination reports available online that the driver is able to review and begin filling out prior to their examination. (Click Here). 

If the medical examiner determines that the driver is safe to operate a commercial motor vehicle, the driver will receive a copy of his FMCSA medical evaluation form and a complete medical examiner's certificate. 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long will the DOT physical take?
    • Exams generally take within 30 minutes
  • How long will I be certified for?
    • Typical evaluations result in drivers certified for 2 years, other complicating factors can change that
  • Should I bring anything with me?
    • Identification
    • Hearing aid or glasses/corrective lenses if needed
    • Paperwork from other physicals, including names and address
      • (I.e. A1C levels from the last 2-3 months, documentation explaining prescriptions, evaluations from ophthalmologist or otolaryngologist, documentation from primary care provider.)
    • Medications/ supplementation list
  • What conditions prohibit me from passing my DOT medical exam
    • Uncontrolled diabetes
    • Recreational or medical marijuana
    • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
    • Meniere's disease
    • Use of illegal substances
    • Seizure disorders
    • Uncontrolled vertigo
    • Vision loss that can't be corrected

Gallatin Valley Chiropractic is open 7  days a week. Therefor, if you need your DOT physical soon, we are often times able to schedule within a day!


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