Dr. Craig D. Gunderson

Our clinic is a safer environment for drivers.

Bakersfield, California
(661) 861-1000
$85 Driver Helpful DOT Physical Exam Bakersfield, California View on Map
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Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams in Bakersfield, California


Dr. Craig D. Gunderson

Craig D. Gunderson, DC, National Registry Certified Medical Examiners

9450 Ming Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93311
(661) 861-1000

Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday: By appoinment


  • DOT Physical Exam for Commercial Truck Drivers (CDL Physical Exam) $85
  • DOT Drug Testing $45
  • DOT Breath Alcohol Testing
  • Pre-employment Physicals
  • Chiropractic care
  • Physiotherapy
  • Complete X-ray Department
  • Truck Parking Available
  • OOIDA Member Discount

Driving Directions

Located in Bakersfield at 9450 Ming Avenue, middle entrance.
Truck and trailer parking is available.

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Our Priority is to the Driver! We Perform Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams to Assist in Obtaining a CDL Medical Card.

Pass Your DOT Medical Exam! We know how important it is that you maintain a current CDL medical card. Whether you are a healthy 21-year-old with a learner's permit, or have a medical condition you're concerned about, this is the DOT exam location you’re looking for! With extensive knowledge of the exam requirements, we will guide you through so you can Keep on Truckin'.

Need your DOT Physical Exam Today? No Waiting! Walk-ins welcome! Same Day Appointments! Just give us a call! We are committed to getting you back on the road in no time.

Want to save time? Download the DOT physical exam report form by clicking the link below. Completing the form before your appointment will help to obtain your CDL medical card more quickly.

Free Driver Mobile App! Get "Expiration Alerts" before your medical card expires. Download the Free TeamCME Mobile Driver App, save your expiration date, and receive an alert starting 2 months before your current medical card expires. Select us as your medical examiner and our office location, driving directions, and contact information are at your fingertip!

What is a Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exam? Helping drivers is what we do. Our provider knows the medical requirements and is interested in helping the driver maintain their livelihood. When needed, we steer drivers with certain medical conditions thru the requirements so they can obtain or maintain a current CDL medical card and continue to drive. We’ll also address concerns and safety considerations regarding the driver's current and future wellbeing as it pertains to their career.

Want to know more about the DOT physical exam? (Click Here) to access the FMCSA CMV Driver Fact Sheet regarding the DOT physical exam.


Save time by filling out your forms prior to your appointment!

(Click Here) To Download the DOT Physical Exam Report Form.

(Click Here) To Download the Medical Examiner’s Certificate

(Click Here) For Frequently Asked Medical Questions


Dr. Craig Gunderson has been a in practice and a resident of Bakersfield, CA for 37 years. He has performed thousands of DOT Physical Exams for commercial drivers. His qualifications include general and occupational practice as a Chiropractor and as a Qualified Medical Examiner with the State of California. Dr. Gunderson is past Vice President of the California Chiropractic Association and Past President of The Academy of Forensic and Industrial Chiropractic Consultants. Community contributions include ten years with the Kern County Sheriff Mounted Search and Rescue, with five years as Captain. He is a current Board member with The Kern County Gun Club.

NRCME Number: 4748863902