DOT Physical Exam Sleep Assessments in Michigan
At the Lung and Sleep Disorders center, Dr. Asker Asmi, MD provides sleep assessments for DOT physical exams for CDL truck drivers in the state of Michigan. If you are searching for a reliable sleep assessment for your Michigan DOT exam, then our sleep center will be the perfect fit for you. We do assessments for DOT physicals for patients in both Wayne and Oakland Counties in Michigan. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or speak with one of our nurse practitioners.
DOT physical exam sleep assessment location in Wayne and Oakland county, Michigan.
We support all commercial (CDL) divers in Michigan that are looking to take the Michigan DOT physical exam to comply with the Michigan Department of Transportation. Dr. Asker Asmi, MD is a certified sleep disorders specialist and pulmonologist. We look forwarding to speaking with you! 734-225-7092
The DOT physical exam includes:
Urinalysis for kidney function.
Blood pressure screening.
Physical health screening.
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What does a DOT physical exam consist of in Michigan?
- A DOT physical exam is valid for up to 24 months.
- The DOT physical assesses if an applicant is currently fit enough to drive safely on Michigan roads.
During a DOT exam physical, you can expect the physician to check your lungs, mouth, and throat for any breathing or swallowing issues, as well as evaluate your vascular system by checking for a weak pulse and proper blood flow.
The exam will also include a vision and hearing test, blood pressure and pulse rate check, and urinalysis for glucose levels.
The physician will also review your medical history to ensure that you do not have any conditions that could affect your ability to drive safely.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions about DOT physical exams
Does the DOT exam screen for drug use?
A Michigan DOT physical exam does not require screening for drug use. It does screen for kidney issues and other medical conditions via a urine sample.
Can any doctor do a dot physical in Michigan?
Yes. Any certified doctor of medicine can do a DOT physical.
Do I need a DOT physical?
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical is a physical exam that is required to ensure that people who are driving commercial motor vehicles are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit enough to drive.
How much does a DOT physical cost in Michigan?
The average cost of a DOT physical in Michigan ranges between $10 to $50 with insurance and between $50-$200 without insurance.
How often do you get a DOT physical?
The DOT exam results are valid for 24 months so you will need to get a DOT exam each year.
How do DOT physical exemptions work?
Drivers who cannot meet the requirements for hearing or seizures, can seek an exemption program through the FMCSA. See FMCSA’s website for more information.
How long do CDL DOT physicals take?
The DOT exam should take about an 45mins to an hour to complete.
Are DOT physicals covered by insurance?
DOT physicals are typically covered by insurance but you'll need to contact your insurance provider to determine if your exam is covered under your specific plan.
How to pass a CDL DOT Exam?
The best way to pass the DOT physical exam is to keep up with your physical health as well your mental health. This means maintaining good physical and mental health by eating healthily, taking vitamins, staying hydrated, exercising, practicing good hygiene, going to the doctor, taking medications, pursuing mental health support when needed, and avoiding drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes.