DOT Physical Nashville
Phone  (615) 924-0611
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Inside the TA Truck Stop in Downtown Nashville
        111 N. 1st Street
Nashville, TN  37213
I-24, Exit 48/James Robertson Pkwy
What to Bring

1.  Current Driver's license & Medical card (if applicable)
2.  Medications - Know names and dosages of any medication you have a prescription for use.
3.  Corrective Lenses - Bring your corrective glasses or contact lenses if applicable.
4.  Hearing Aids - Bring your hearing aids if applicable.
5.  CPAP Compliance Reports - Drivers with Sleep Apnea need to bring reports for the past 30 and 90 day usage.
6.  Echocardiogram test report - Drivers with Cardiovascular disease need be tested annually and bring the the most recent test results to your exam.
7.  Diabetes - Drivers need to get A1c blood work every 3 months - bring your most recent lab results to your exam.
8.  Blood Thinners - Driver need to get INR blood work every month - bring your most recent lab results to your exam.
9.  Medication Release Form signed by your Primary Care Physician - Certain medications to treat conditions, such as anti-depressants, ADD/ADHD, mental health disorders, sleep disorders, nerve or muscle disease, and others, require written authorization from your PCP before passing your DOT physical exam.
PCP Medication Release Form

Not being prepared with proper documentation may delay in receiving your medical card.

If you are unsure if your medical condition requires any additional documentation, please call Dr. Bollenbaugh at (615) 924-0611.  He will be happy to assist you! 
What to Expect

1.  BE COMPLETE and TRUTHFUL about your Health History!  Please ask Dr. Bollenbaugh if there is something about your health history that you are unsure about.  Incomplete and Untruthful information found during your examination will result in you being disqualified and unable to drive.
FMCSA Rules & Regulations

2.  Dr. Bollenbaugh will review your health history and medications with you.
3.  General physical observation and weight check
4.  Blood Pressure check
5.  Vision acuity check, peripheral vision assessment, and eye exam
6.  Hearing assessment and ear exam
7.  Lung and Heart auscultation
8.  Observation and Palpation of abdomen
9.  Orthopedic assessment of the spine and extremities
10. Urinalysis to check for glucose, protein, blood, and specific gravity of the urine.
11. Review of any additional testing or documentation that might be needed.

Upon passing the DOT Physical exam, the driver will receive their medical card and long forms.

If you are unsure if your medical condition requires any additional documentation, please call Dr. Bollenbaugh at (615) 924-0611.  He will be happy to assist you! 


Contact Us
Please call (615) 924-0611 or email if you have an questions or would like to schedule your appointment!