Kentucky Worx

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Carrollton, Kentucky
(502) 732-6007
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Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams in Carrollton, Kentucky


Kentucky Worx

Richard Kates, DC, National Registry Certified Medical Examiner

2478 Hwy 227
Carrollton, Kentucky 41008
(502) 732-6007

Hours of Operation:
M - F 8:00 - 5:00


  • DOT Physical Exams for Commercial Truck Driver (CDL Physical Exam)
  • School Bus Physical Exams
  • Work/School/Sport Physicals
  • DOT & Non-DOT Drug Testing
  • DOT & Non-DOT Alcohol Testing
  • DOT Randomized Drug Testing Programs

Driving Directions

Between Cincinnati and Louisville
I 71 exit 44
227 North 1 mile
clinic on left - truck parking or right

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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. Richard Kates graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles in 1997. He practiced in California for two years before moving to Kentucky to be near family. He opened his practice in Carrollton, Kentucky in 2001. Some of the services offered are DOT and NON DOT drug testing and alcohol screening. He is a DOT certified medical examiner performing both DOT and NON DOT physical exams. He currently lives in Carrollton with his wife and four children.

NRCME Number: 1145557668