DOT Physicals

If your employees don’t have the proper medical documentation, routine traffic stops can become operational nightmares when trucks are taken off the road. Stay ahead of the game with Dr. Mawson,  you can schedule cost effective, quick and easy DOT physicals.

We Make DOT Physicals Easy

Dr. Angela Mawson offers Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals and provides medical exams for any commercial driver that needs to fulfill requirements for a new Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or renewal of existing state CDL.

Our doctor is are certified by the  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to provide you with a thorough DOT physical examination that result in the medical certification needed for the CDL.

At Mawson Wellness and Weight Loss you can get your DOT physical for $135 all inclusive.  Simply call our convenient Columbia, Connecticut location. 860-228-2662

What Is The Procedure?

Forms are available to fill out upon arrival in the office or you are welcome to print the forms from our website. Simply call our office to schedule a no stress appointment for you to get examined by our FMCSA accredited physician. No one likes to wait and lose time from work. We suggest scheduling an appointment before your visit to ensure the availability of Dr. Mawson at your preferred date and desired time to avoid any inconvenience.

What Happens After The Test?

Our staff will complete the remaining information on the medical examination report for commercial driver fitness determination and all its supporting forms and documentation. All DOT physical requirements need to be in place in order for you to pass your physical and obtain the CDL medical card.
Dr. Mawson DC, CME, CAP will provide you with a certification for:

  • Connecticut, Massachusetts or Rhode Island State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) for truck drivers driving commercial trucks and school bus drivers
  • Renewal of existing CT, MA or RI Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Our clinic is equipped to provide complete physicals that follow all guidelines provided by the FMSCA. You can call the number below listed for the Dr. Mawson’s office in Columbia and be seen by her as soon as you need.

What Do You Need To Do Before The Exam?

  • To save time, please fill in the driver’s portion of the Medical Examination Report prior to your visit. The Form can be downloaded from our website.
  • Please note that insurances do not cover this exam. Check with your employer to see if they would be willing to pay for it. We accept cash, credit, and debit cards

What Do You Need To Do Before The Exam?

  • List of medications with dosages
  • Glasses if you require a vision prescription
  • Your Last MER Card
  • Yearly clearance letter from a specialist for a specific chronic condition

Your DOT Physical Will Include The Following:

  • A thorough physical exam
  • A DMV eye examination
  • A hearing test
  • A urine test
  • A heart test may be required for heart patients
  • An in-depth review of your health history which would include:
  • Past or recent illnesses and injuries
  • Vision acuity
  • Hearing disorders
  • Heart disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Muscular weakness or disease
  • Diabetes
  • Digestion
  • Respiratory problems
  • Lung, kidney, liver, and nervous system health