5276 Dawes Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311     Tel:  571-777-8494    Cell:  703-887-8892   

           Service Categories

    • Primary care and Internal medicine ( Preventive Care, Comprehensive Clinical Care)

    • Aviation Medical Examinations/ Flight Physicals

    • Department of Transportation (DOT) Commercial vehicle driver Fitness for Duty Medical Exams )

    •  Immigration Medical Exam

    •  Immunization

    •  Travel Health

    • Disability Medical Exams

    • School health Physicals

    • Workers Compensation Exam.

Clinical Preventive Care: (Screening, Counseling, Treatment, Interventions)

    • Breast Cancer Screening
    • Cervical Cancer Screening
    • Cholesterol screening
    • Colorectal Cancer screening
    • Depression screening
    • Diabetes (type 2) screening
    • Hepatitis C screening
    • HIV screening
    • Lung cancer screening
    • Obesity screening and Diet Counseling
    • Prostate Exam and PSA Test  for Cancer screening
    • Sexually transmitted infections (STI) Screening, Counseling and treatment
    • Alcohol misuse screening and counseling
    • Tobacco use screening and Cessation interventions

Comprehensive Medical Care

    • Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Conditions
    • Chronic Care Management
    • Internal Medicine Consultation
    • Pre-Operative Evaluation and Clearance
    • Blood Pressure Checkup
    • Ankle Brachial Index Assessment
    • Audiometry, hearing screening
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)
    • Comprehensive Health Screening (Lab work), send out labs
    • Pap Smear
    • Pregnancy Test
    • Pulse Oximetry
    • Blood Glucose Test
    • Stool Occult Blood Test
    • Tuberculin (TB) Skin Test
    • Hearing Screening test, Audiogram
    • Urinalysis
    • Vision Screening, Far and Near  Visual Acuity,  Color Vision
  • All airmen, Air traffic controllers (ATCs), and certain other designated FAA employees are required to have FAA Medical Certificates or Clearance. 

  • The process of applying for an FAA Medical Certificate or Clearance requires Completion of the FAA Medical History Form 8500-8  and performance of Medical examination of the applicant by an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).

  • FAA MedXPress allows applicants to complete and submit their FAA Form 8500-8 online.  FAA MedXPress securely transmits the completed form and makes it available to a designated AME to review at the time of the applicant’s medical examination.

  • MedXpress replaced FAA paper form 8500-8 effective 10-1-12.

  • Pilots need only a valid email address to create a MedXPress account to use FAA MedXPress.

The Medical Certification Process at a Glance:
• Connect to MedXPress at https://medxpress.faa.gov
• Request an account or login using your existing account
• Enter medical application data on the FAA 8500-8
• Submit your application
• Print the summary sheet
• Give summary sheet with a confirmation number to your AME.


FAA MedXpress Video Introduction

 FAA MedXPress User Guide (PDF)

 Login to FAA MedXPress

The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and previous immunizations.

Useful Links:

    •  Pre-travel Consultation

    • Advice on disease and injury Prevention

    • Counseling on Health and  Airline Travel 

    • Pre-travel Vaccine Recommendations

    • Destination-specific health advice

    • Malaria Prophylaxis

    • Motion sickness prevention

    • Traveler’s diarrhea prevention & Treatment

    • Typhoid vaccination

  • ZIKA and other health threats

CDC Travelers’ Health 

CD Yellow Book

Health Tips for Airline Travel 


Immigration Medical Examinations

Dr. Tesfaye Tetemke has USCIS Civil Surgeon Designation to perform Immigration Medical Examination. We follow  the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Instructions to complete your Immigration medical examination. The Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (USCIS Form 1-693) is used to report results of the medical examination.

What to bring to your appointment for Immigration Med Exam?

When you come to your appointment for the immigration medical examination please bring the following:

    • A Valid photo ID (Passport or driver’s license).
    • Your Vaccination records.
    • Other relevant records such as TB treatment and chest x-ray reports, if available.

    During your visit the Civil Surgeon will explain to you about the Immigration Medical Examination, required Immunizations, TB Skin Test and Lab tests, and will do the following:

      • Verify your identity by requiring a valid photo ID
      • Perform initial Medical exam
      • Review of your Vaccination and other relevant records
      • Administer or order required vaccinations
      • Order blood test for Tuberculosis (TB) screening
      • Draw or Order blood test for syphilis (RPR)
      • Collect or Order urine Test for Gonorrhea
      • Schedule a chest X-Ray, only If required
      • Ask You to sign the Applicant’s Part of the Form I-693.
      • Provide you the completed Form I-693 for USCIS use
      • Provide you a copy of the Form I-693 for your records.

      Useful Links :

      Instructions for Form I-693

      Immigrant and Refugee Health

      Technical Instructions for Medical Examinations of Aliens