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    Any Des Moines area pilots?

    I will be in DM in a couple weeks and I am needing to get a new medical. Do any of you have any recomendations of a Dr. that gives flight physicals? Thanks you.



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    FWIW Dr. Weissinger in Stuart, IA is a pilot himself. He may do it. He's a good guy. Also, Dr. Lockard in Urbandale is also a pilot. He's a good guy as well. Not sure if there is any correlation to being a doctor/pilot and doing the flight physical you need. They are both affiliated with Mercy should you go looking.



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    Quote Originally Posted by kberyldial View Post
    FWIW Dr. Weissinger in Stuart, IA is a pilot himself. He may do it. He's a good guy. Also, Dr. Lockard in Urbandale is also a pilot. He's a good guy as well. Not sure if there is any correlation to being a doctor/pilot and doing the flight physical you need. They are both affiliated with Mercy should you go looking.
    Thanks, I will check into them. However, just because they are a pilot doesn't mean they do flight physicals. They have to be appointed by the FAA to do these, most Dr's don't do these type of physicals.



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    I have used Dr. Paul Volker in Boone the last two times. He is a pilot. I need to go see him again. I see I expired in July when I looked up his name for this post.



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    What exactly is a flight physical? Just a regular physical? Or while flying?



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    Here is a list of DesMoines area doctors:

    http://wintersetaeroclub.com/files/m..._examiners.doc



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    What exactly is a flight physical? Just a regular physical? Or while flying?
    Thanks for putting the jimlad in there...



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    Re: Any Des Moines area pilots?

    FYI, for any pilots on here, I have started groups on Facebook and LinkedIn under "Iowa Pilots." Please join.

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