RED WING, Minn — Beginning May 21, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to be examined by a health care professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. The DOT only will accept physical examinations and CMV medical certificates from certified providers.
To become a certified examiner and be listed on the national registry, health care professionals must complete training and testing on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s physical qualifications standards and guidelines.
Mayo Clinic Health System providers recently certified to perform physical examinations on drivers seeking commercial motor vehicle licenses include:
Cannon Falls: Evie Christensen, D.N.P; Katie Ingle, D.N.P.; Megan Johnston Flanders, M.D.; Darcy Reber, C.N.P.; and Alex Stricker, M.D.
Ellsworth: Eric Wirta, P.A.-C.
Lake City: Kayla Dascher, F.N.P.; Kathy Lofberg, F.N.P.; and J. Maggie Storlie, M.D.
Plainview: Rachel Batdorf, M.D.; Becky Nelson, F.N.P.; and Marc Hampl, P.A.-C.
Red Wing: Kodjo Bossou, M.D.
Wabasha: Trent Anderson, M.D.; Becky Nelson, F.N.P.; and Marc Hampl, P.A.-C.
Zumbrota: Eric Poulin, M.D.
As other physicians are certified, their names will be added to the certified DOT examiners list on mayoclinichealthsystem.org.
For more information or to contact a certified physician regarding CMV certificate or physical examination, go to mayoclinichealthsystem.org and search for “DOT.”