We provide services for medical clearance and qualifications through a range of physical exams. All annual physicals require renewal by the last day of the member's birth month. All annual physicals are done in two parts during the 60 days preceding the last day of the member's birth month.
- Flight Physicals (Long Form*, Short Form)
- Flight Crew Only
- Birth Month Recall (Periodic Health Assessment & Flight Deck Physical)
- All non-flight crew personnel
- Well Women Exams (Call for instructions) - valid for 3 years unless otherwise directed by PCM
- Explosive Handler (Initial, Renewal)-valid for 5 years
- Forklift Operator (Initial*, Renewal) -valid for 5 years
- Explosives Driver* (Includes Ord Handler & Forklift OP)- valid for 5 years
- Isocyanates/Painter/Respirator Physical -valid for 5 years
- Initial/Candidate Flight Physical*
- Commissioning Physical*
- Retirement (Aviator Retirement*, Non-Aviator Retirement)
* See Occupational Health
“Feeling stressed about work, home life, or deployment?” Aviation Medicine now has a clinical psychologist available on our team. Talk to your AVT or Flight Surgeon about setting up an appointment.
PHA: complete and print Health Risk Assessment at https://nmcpeh-web2.med.navy.mil/pls/newhra/dsc6pop.NEHCha_Login to bring with you to your appointment.
Part One is done on a walk in basis, Mon- Fri 0700-0730 and Mon-Thurs 1230-1300. All preliminary requirements will be initiated to include vision, audio, labs, dental and all others. Part One requires approximately 2.5 hours to complete. Please see important notes below.
After all Part One requirements have been completed, an appointment with the Flight Surgeon/HM will be scheduled at a later date. Most Part Two appointments take place within 2 weeks of initiating Part One and last for approximately 1 hour. Please see important notes below.
Important Notes for All Exams
- Dental: Must be reviewed/ scheduled separately by calling 953-3918 or 953-3917. It is preferred that your dental be complete prior to arriving at your Part One. However, it must be complete prior to Part Two being scheduled.
- Glasses/ Contact Lenses: Those individuals that require corrective lenses shall have a current Optometry exam (within the past two years). If you have been issued glasses, all exams require you to bring your corrective lenses (contact lenses are not authorized) for the exam. If an optometry exam is required, you may schedule one by calling the Hampton Roads appointment line at 866-645-4584.
- Audio/ Hearing: A hearing test is required for nearly all examinees. Therefore, avoid the use of earphones for 12 hours prior to exam.
- *Labs: Lab requirements vary based on the type of exam being performed. All exams marked with an asterisk require you to fast from food and beverage for 12 hours. You may drink water during the fasting period. Lab values must be returned prior to scheduling Part Two.
- If you require any additional information or are unsure of the requirements related to an exam, please call Aviation Medicine at 757-953-3779.
All medical visits are official Navy business; therefore Uniform of the Day is required unless on leave status.
Do not bring children to Aviation Medicine appointments.