Dr. Lawrence Foltz and Dr. Sherilyn Foltz-Cook are both Senior Aviation Medical Examiners (AME) for the FAA and offer exams for Class 1, 2, and 3 medical certificates.
- Valid for 6 months if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of examination.
- Valid for 12 months if airmanhas not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination.
- Valid for 12 months
- 24 months if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of examination.
- 60 months if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
- Login to medexpress.faa.gov
- Complete the 8500-8 application and submit.
- Print the summary page, which will include the confirmation number.
- Call our office to schedule.
WHAT TO BRING TO THE APPOINTMENT
- Two forms of ID (we prefer a driver’s license and last medical certificate)
- Confirmation number
What does the FAA require for your medical condition?
If you need to look up FAA guidelines regarding a medical diagnosis, medication, visual acuity standards, or any other medically related information, complete the following steps:
- Click here to open the FAA AME Guide.
- Press Ctrl + F to display the search window pane
- Search for any word and use the scroll options to navigate through the PDF
Common Medical Conditions
The following are some common medical conditions that will require medical documentation. Click on any condition below for more information.
Diabetes Type II
Sleep Apnea (Initial Certification)
Sleep Apnea (Re-Certification)
Atrial Fibrillation (Initial)
Atrial Fibrillation (Re-Certification)
Need to contact the FAA?
Northwest Mountain Regional Office
2200 S 216th St, Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: (206) 231-4000
Fax: (206) 231-4005
Airmen Certification Branch
P.O. Box 25082
Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0082
Phone: (405) 954-4821
Fax: (405) 954-4300