Professional, FAA-Certified Medical Exams

Your trusted FAA-authorized Aviation Medical Examiner

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Aeromedical Exam

Physicians Health Center is your trusted provider for Class I, II, or III FAA Physical Exams

With more than two decades of experience and having conducted thousands of FAA exams, Physicians Health Center possesses in-depth knowledge of FAA examinations. We recognize the significance of enabling individuals to book and undergo their FAA medical exams at their convenience. Physicians Health Center offers the flexibility to schedule, conduct, and expedite your examination, often accommodating short-notice requests, including the possibility of same-day service. We offer a straight-forward and efficient FAA medical certification procedure across multiple locations and time slots. Reach out today to schedule your appointment.

Why Physicians Health Center?

FAA medical certificate requirements vary by class of license and specialization. Physicians Health Center provides physical exams for all levels. Whether you are an experienced airline transport or commercial pilot or a student, private, or recreational pilot, our team of certified Aviation Medical Examiners can help you meet the requirements needed to keep you or get you in the air.

Raphael Cardella

Dr. Rafael Cardella
Physicians Health Center

FAA Examinations - Which Exam and What to Expect

Aeromedical Exam

Your FAA exam with our certified FAA examiner will consist of a physical exam and a series of tests as required by the FAA.    The type of exam, class I, II, or III, depends on what you will be doing.   The exam and testing will depend on which class you need and your age.

FAA Medical Certificates Classes (I, II, III) 

  1. Distant Vision: 20/20 or better for First and Second class, 20/40 or better for Third class, each eye, with or without correction.
  2. Near Vision: 20/40 or better for all classes, in each eye, with or without correction.
  3. Intermediate Vision: 20/40 or better for First and Second class , with or without correction, age 50 and over. 
  4. Color Vision: All classes, ability to perceive colors necessary for safe performance and duties.
  5. Hearing: Demonstrate hearing of average conversational voice or pass audiometric test.
  6. Audiology: Audiometric speech discrimination test. 
  7. ENT: No ear disease or condition, vertigo, or disturbance of speech or equilibrium
  8. Pulse: To determine cardiac system status and responsiveness.
  9. Blood Pressure: As compared to current guidelines.
  10. Electrocardiogram: First class only- At age 35 and annually after age 40.  Not routinely required for Second and Third Class
  11. Mental: No Diagnosis of psychosis, bipolar disorder, or severe personality disorder

Airline Transport Pilots

  • 40 years of age Remainder of month issued plus 12 months.
  • 40 years of age or older Remainder of month issued plus 6 months.

Commercial Pilot, Flight Engineer, Flight Navigator, Balloon Pilots Exercising Commercial Pilot Privileges, Air Traffic Control Tower Operator 

  • All Ages Remainder of month issued plus 12 months.

Private Pilot, Recreational Pilot, Most Flight Instructors

  • Under 40 years of age Remainder of month issued plus 60 months.
  • 40 years of age or older Remainder of month issued plus 24 months.

What to Bring With You To Your FAA Medical Exam

Proof of age and identity ( i.e. driver’s license or passport)

FAA confirmation number from FAA MedXPress

Medical history paperwork

Contact lenses or glasses

Schedule An FAA Physical Examination With Physicians Health Center

Our team of world-class, FAA-authorized AMEs performs Class I, II, and III flight physicals and Air Traffic Controller physical exams. With more than 40 years of medical practice experience and five clinics throughout Miami-Dade County, we’re here to build a long-term relationship with our pilots.


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Additional Certified Physical Exams Available at Physicians Health Center

DOT Physicals

DOT Physicals

Fast and affordable DOT CDL Examinations that fit your schedule. No appointment necessary. At PHC, no appointment is necessary, just walk into any one of our clinics to see a DOT-certified medical examiner.

Immigration Exams

Immigration Physicals

PHC helps applicants of all ages get the documentation they need to complete their immigration and green card paperwork required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).