CDL/DOT Physical Exam in Fairmount Heights, MD: Commercial Driver License (CDL) holders are required to pass a CDL/DOT physical by a medical examiner in the state of Maryland. At Pain and Rehab center in Fairmount Heights, MD, Dr. Gelareh Naenifard completes these physical exams as she is a certified medical examiner with national registry # 9380714400. The exams are completed to determine whether candidates are medically qualified to drive commercial motor vehicles or not. The physicals are thorough and are intended to ensure both the driver’s safety as well as the safety of other drivers on the road. Pain and Rehab Center will review a candidate’s health history and complete any required paperwork. The exam itself includes vision checks, drug testing and disease screening. Upon passing the physical exam, the candidate will receive their certificate.
Prior to the exam, be sure to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water—do NOT drink soda, coffee, tea or hot chocolate! Do not smoke for at least two hours leading up to the exam as well. Make sure to continue to take all of your prescribed medications on time. Also be sure to arrive a little early for your appointment in order to fill out the necessary paperwork.