Are you in need of a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical to receive
or renew your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)? Barnabas Health
Corporate Care can help!
All commercial drivers whose current medical certificate expires on or
after May 21, 2014, at expiration of that certificate must be examined
by a medical professional listed on the National Registry of Certified
Medical Examiners (NRCME). Only medical examiners that have completed
training and successfully passed a test on physical qualification standards
will be listed on the National Registry (NRCME)
All Barnabas Health Corporate Care Clinics have clinicians that are certified
and are listed on the DOT NRCME.
To schedule a CDL certification or CDL recertification physical,
please call (855) 286-2500 to schedule an appointment.
About the DOT Physical Exam
The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires all applicants to complete
a comprehensive physical exam in order to qualify for and obtain a Commercial
Driver’s License (CDL). This exam ensures that you are healthy and
physically fit enough to operate a commercial vehicle without risk of
injury to yourself or others.
The examiner will review your health history and ask you to list the medications
you take on a regular basis. During your DOT physical, the examiner will
- Blood pressure
- Vision and eyes
- Throat, mouth, and ears
as well as performing a neurological exam and hernia check.