Friday, October 2, 2015

 DOT Physical Exams for only $70.00

 Appointments today or tomorrow     -     We have parking for big rigs.

5 miles west of I-494 and Bass Lake Road or Highway 55

CALL 763-416-4878 for an appointment

20010 75th Ave No. Corcoran MN 55340

Check Your Mn Driver's License Status 

We Will Self Certify you to the State of Minnesota and save you a trip to the DMV. We understand you need a DOT health card and strive to make the process as easy for your as possible.  We have all the paperwork, you only need to bring your driver's license, list of any medications you take and be prepared to give a urine sample.  We take care of all the rest. Please watch this 1 minute  video so you know what to expect during your visit


Dr. Jim Seim is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 

Friday, July 24, 2015

Dr. Jim Seim is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and offers same or next business day appointments, we have parking for big rigs. 5 miles west of I-494 and Bass Lake Road or Highway 55
20010 75th Ave No. Corcoran MN 55340

CALL 763-416-4878 for an appointment

Check Your Mn Driver's License Status 

We Will Self Certify you to the State of Minnesota and save you a trip to the DMV

I found a driver today whose urinalysis tested positive for sugar in the urine, which is a serious finding and requires further evaluation. He must go to his own physician and request to be evaluated for glycosuria. 

In my opinion the most appropriate testing is a blood test called glycosylated hemoglobin or hemoglobin A-1 C. 

For those who do not have a physician and /or are uninsured I can arrange that test for you through LabCorp.  They have labs to draw blood in Edina and Bloomington.  The cost for the lab test and the follow up office visit to review the results is $70.00 and must be prepaid. 

The following is the Wikipedia definition of Glycosuria or glucosuria: “is the excretion of glucose into the urine. Ordinarily, urine contains no glucose because the kidneys are able to reclaim all of the filtered glucose back into the bloodstream. Glycosuria is nearly always caused by elevated blood glucose levels, most commonly due to untreated diabetes mellitus.”    

The following information has been taken from the Mayo Clinic Website:

A normal A1 C. level can range from 4.5 to 6% for someone who has no abnormality of blood sugar metabolism.  Levels above 8% indicate prolonged untreated diabetes.



A1C levels of 6.5% or higher in two separate tests will be the diagnosis of diabetes.  Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when the results are between 5.7 and 6.4% on two separate occasions.  This indicates you have a very high risk for developing diabetes.  If the blood test indicates diabetes you will need to be treated by a medical doctor before I can issue a health card.  If you are pre-diabetic, you will not need treatment.  However, your health card will be issued for one year at a time to monitor your health status closely.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Nationally Certified DOT Medical Exams Minnesota only $70.00

Dr. Jim Seim is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and offers same or next business day appointments, we have parking for big rigs. 5 miles west of I-494 and Bass Lake Road or Highway 55
20010 75th Ave No. Corcoran MN 55340

CALL 763-416-4878 for an appointment


We Will Self Certify you to the State of Minnesota and save you a trip to the DMV

Who needs a DOT Medical Examiners Certificate?  (Commonly known as a DOT Health Card)

No carrier shall require or permit an unqualified driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle. A carrier in Minnesota is subject to the rules for driver qualifications if it operates vehicles that are:

Of any size operating in intrastate commerce as a for-hire property carrier or transporting solid waste as described in Minn. Stat. § 221.025, clause (2); 

The Term for-hire is vague, what does it mean?
A for-hire motor carrier means a person engaged in the transportation of goods or passengers for any kind of compensation: promised, paid, or given.



Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Nationally Certified DOT Medical Exams Minnesota only $70.00

New Federal Regulations state only Nationally Certified Examiners may perform DOT physical exams.
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Dr. Jim Seim is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and offers same or next business day appointments, we have parking for big rigs. 5 miles west of I-494 and Bass Lake Road or Highway 55
20010 75th Ave No. Corcoran MN 55340

763-416-4878

For further information scroll down to the next blog posts.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DOT Physical Exam Medical Card Minnesota

$ 70.00 DOT Physical Exams in MN
Nationally Certified Medical Examiner.  Same or next day appointments 7 days a week. Parking for Big Rigs.
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e will Self Certify you to the State Of Minnesota
763-416-4878
Check your CDL Status Here



 Dr Jim Seim is one of the first in the State of Minnesota to become a Registered Medical Examiner on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. He has completed the required training and testing concerning the Federal physical qualifications and standards for truck and bus drivers and possesses the necessary knowledge and professional credentials to perform physical qualification examiners for commercial motor vehicle drivers in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations ( 49 CFR 391.41 -391.49).  
DOT physicals $70.00 for a DOT Medical Card. We are a convenient location with parking for large rigs. 
DOT Physical Examinations  with a laminated DOT Medical Examiner's certificate
Only $70.00
Phone: 763-416-4878
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination is conducted by a licensed "medical examiner." The term includes, but is not limited to, doctors of chiropractic (DC).  Dr. Jim Seim has passed the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners Exam further he is licensed by the State of Minnesota to perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and issue DOT Medical Examiner Certificates. Which may also be known as a MN Health Card but valid in all 50 states. This is a convenient location for your MN Dot physical examination.
The $70.00 charge includes the DOT physical examination, visual acuity, hearing tests, urinalysis (blood, sugar and protein) and a laminated Health Card.  The urinalysis test is not a drug test.  The DOT Health Card will be completed at the end of your DOT physical exam. The MN health card is valid in all 50 states.
We are located at 20010 75th Avenue North in Corcoran, Minnesota near the intersections of County Road 10 (Bass Lake Road) and County Road 116.  There is convenient truck parking.   See below for directions.
We make every effort for same or next business day appointments. We also will track your DOT health cards expiration date and notify you when the DOT Medical Certificate expires.   Please call 763-416-4878 for an appointment.  Drivers come from Minneapolis, St. Paul, Sthe entire Twin Cites, St. Cloud and Western Wisconsin
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We offer DOT alcohol and DOT and Non-DOT drug testing as well. If you would like us to track your drivers DOT Medical cards expiration dates We will do that at no cost to you, please call us.   Call 763-416-4878. It is a convenient and safe way to make sure your drivers DOT physicals are always up to date.
What to Expect on your visit
While we make every effort to accommodate walk-ins those with appointments will be given a priority.  We have all of the necessary forms that are required You need only bring a valid drivers license, and be prepared for the urine test. The DOT physical examination takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes. 
You will be examined according to the Federal regulations that are listed on the bottom of this page but you may expect the DOT Physical to include: Vision, traffic signal colors, blood pressure, pulse, eyes movements, ears, peripheral vision, back of the mouth, neck lymph nodes, spine for tenderness, spasm, range of motion, abdomen for tenderness, hearing, reflexes, balance, neurological checks and a hernia check. 

We will 
complete your Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination form, give you a summary of your exam and provide a Medical Examiner's Certificate which is commonly known at the DOT Health Card or a MN Health Card as appropriate. 
Insurance is not accepted for your Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam.
What to know before your visit
While may people tell us this is one of the best physicals they have had it is NOT intended to substitute for routine health evaluations by your primary care provider.  We can not prescribe or refill prescriptions.
Additional lab testing is available through USLabCorp at an additional charge.