Tampa Bay FAA Physicals

GnG P.O.E.M.S. offers First, Second and Third Class FAA Medical Exams through our senior designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME); Bhupendra Kumar Gupta, M.D.

We are competitively priced and can accomodate your busy schedule. No time at all, you could be flying the airways again.

What to bring with you to your exam:

  • Bring a picture ID (e.g., Drivers license, passport) to your appointment

  • Make sure you have a current eye exam and glasses, especially if your near or far vision has changed.

  • Bring your eyeglasses.

  • If you have a Special Issuance letter from the FAA, bring it with you to the exam.

  • In addition, bring all medical information outlined in your special issuance letter.

  • If you have a Special Issuance medical, mail in all the medical information requested by the FAA by the required date.

Please inform the doctor if you have any one of the 15 disqualifying conditions:

  • Diabetes mellitus requiring hypoglycemic medication

  • Angina pectoris

  • Coronary heart disease that has been treated or, if untreated, that is symptomatic or clinically significant

  • Myocardial infarction

  • Cardiac valve replacement

  • Permanent pacemaker

  • Heart replacement

  • Psychosis

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Personality disorder that is severe enough to have repeatedly manifested itself by overt acts

  • Substance dependence

  • Substance abuse

  • Epilepsy

  • Disturbance of consciousness without a satisfactory explanation of the cause

  • Transient loss of nervous system function(s) without a satisfactory explanation of the cause.


Bring all required medical records from your personal physician regarding any chronic medical condition (example: hypertension and asthma).

See your personal physician for evaluation and treatment prior to the medical exam if you have borderline high blood pressure or any other chronic condition.

Please note: Dr. Gupta will be an examining physician for your FAA flight physical and not your treating physician. You will be referred back to your primary physician if needed.

If you have a family history of diabetes mellitus (or any other familial/chronic disease), you should go for periodic check ups with your personal physician prior to the medical exam.

Avoid caffeine, decongestants, cigarettes or any other stimulants prior to you exam. They may raise your blood pressure,

Bring with you a written list of all your medications. Please include the following information for each medication:

  • Name of medication

  • Dose taken

  • Frequency of use (once a day, twice a day, only when needed)

  • Condition taking the medication for

  • When you started taking the medication (month and year)

  • Any side effects you might have from the medication


If you have a SODA (Statement of Demonstrated Ability, e.g., color vision defect), please bring it.



Contact our office at 813-653-9996 for more information, or you may contact us using e-mail at officemgr4@gngpoems.com


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