Premier Chiropractic Medicine

Our clinic is a safer environment for drivers.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
(719) 344-8469
$85 DOT Physical Exams in Colorado Springs, CO View on Map
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Premier Chiropractic Medicine

Daniel J. Paterson, DC, National Registry Certified Medical Examiner

6208 Lehman Drive, STE 225
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
(719) 344-8469

Hours of Operation:
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00am-6:00pm Thurs: 2:00pm-6:00pm


  • DOT Physical Exam for Commercial Truck Drivers (CDL Physical Exam)
  • DOT/Non-DOT Drug Testing
  • DOT/Non-DOT Alcohol Testing
  • School Bus Physical Exam
  • Easy Access Truck Parking

Driving Directions

South of the Woodmen Road and Academy Blvd. intersection. Turn east onto Lehman Drive, take the second left onto Dominion Way. Parking entrance is the first left, or along the curb for larger trucks. Office is located within the Aspen Pointe Building.

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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


Daniel J. Paterson, DC is a Certified Medical Examiner in the National Registry and provides DOT/CDL medical exams, DOT/non-DOT drug and alcohol testing services and Sleep Apnea Testing.

Dr. Daniel J. Paterson has been practicing chiropractic and integrative medicine since 1998 and is the clinical director of Premier Chiropractic Medicine. He has extensive experience in caring for spinal related issues. These range from trauma related cases as a result of accidents and sports injuries to scoliosis. This accompanied with his comprehensive post doctoral education allows Dr. Paterson to treat both simple and complicated cases.

Dr. Paterson received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of the State of New York. He graduated as a member of the Phi Chi Omega Chiropractic Honor Society with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College.

Dr. Paterson is one of the first Chiropractors in Colorado Springs to hold the Advanced Practice Certified Doctor of Chiropractic credential. He is Board Certified in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture as well as having certification in Biomedical Acupuncture/Dry Needling.

Dr. Paterson is a member of the Academy of Chiropractic, the American Association of Integrative Medicine, the American Chiropractic Association, the Colorado Chiropractic Society and the Colorado Spine Physician Association. These are national and state medical associations that provide the latest research on the diagnosis and treatment of spinal related conditions. This allows Dr. Paterson to offer the latest techniques based upon peer reviewed research when caring for patients, while also drawing from his years of practice experience.
He is a Diplomate of the College of Clinical Nutrition and is Board Certified in Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Paterson is supported by a caring, highly trained staff that is dedicated to meeting the needs of their patients in processing insurance, legal or work related documentation. He is a published author, public speaker and holds a license to practice Chiropractic Medicine in Colorado and New Mexico. He currently resides with his wife and two sons in Colorado Springs, CO.

NRCME Number: 5479563684