Mid-Iowa Occupational Testing (Walk-in Facility)

Des Moines , Iowa
(515) 868-0306
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Mid-Iowa Occupational Testing (Walk-in Facility)

Dr. Shawn Gehlsen DC., National Registry Certified Medical Examiner

5911 Meredith Dr. STE D
Des Moines , Iowa 50322
(515) 868-0306

Hours of Operation:
M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm


  • CDL Physical Exam for Commercial Drivers (DOT Physical)
  • DOT drug and alcohol testing
  • DOT consortium
  • Non-DOT drug and alcohol testing
  • FAA (basic med) flight physical
  • Hearing conservation testing (audiometry)
  • Functional lung capacity testing (spirometry)
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • Life insurance physicals
  • Heart EKG/ECG
  • Lift tests
  • A1c instant test
  • School sports physicals
  • Background screening
  • Customized functional foot orthotics
  • Medically supervised weight loss program
  • DNA testing
  • Additional services added yearly and upon request
  • Respirator Fit Questionnaire
  • Respirator Fit Physical

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. Shawn Gehlsen is an Iowa Board Certified Chiropractic Physician and has been in practice since 2004. He was born and raised in Denison, Iowa. From 2011-2013 he practiced in Alaska on the island of Dutch Harbor. It was there that he realized the growing need for Doctors of Chiropractic to offer occupational testing services. He receives ongoing training in the field of occupational testing and chiropractic and is considered a regional authority in the knowledge and understanding of the DOT medical guidelines.

NRCME Number: 1852146898