Immigration Doctor

Immigration Doctor In Gardena, CA

Immigration is a complicated process, and your family medicine doctor can help simplify part of the process–the USCIS medical examination.

What is a USCIS Immigration Medical Exam?

A United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) medical examination is a required procedure for those wishing to immigrate to the United States from a foreign country.

How To Prepare for a USCIS Medical Exam

To prepare for your medical exam, you need to have some items prepared to bring to your appointment. These items will be reviewed and completed by our family medicine doctor Dr. Abraham Golbari at Crenshaw Family Medical Group in Gardena, CA. You need to bring these items with you:

  • Your detailed medical history
  • Your vaccination records
  • A letter from your doctor detailing any health problems you have and current treatment plans
  • Your health insurance card, if you have one
  • A government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license, work permit, or passport
  • The medical exam fee payment
  • Form I-693, the “Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record”
  • Download the Form I-693 from the USCIS website and bring it with you to Crenshaw Family Medical Group

What To Expect During a USCIS Immigration Medical Exam

The USCIS medical exam takes about two hours to complete. During your USCIS immigration exam, our family medicine doctor will:

  • Review your medical history
  • Perform a complete physical and mental health examination
  • Test for drug and alcohol use
  • Screen for specific illnesses and diseases

Your family medicine doctor will also administer the required vaccinations to enter the United States. Currently, required vaccinations include:

  • Mumps
  • Measles
  • Rubella
  • Polio
  • Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids
  • Pertussis
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B
  • Hepatitis B
  • Any additional vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices

You must show proof of required vaccinations, according to the Immigration and Nationality Act legislation passed by Congress in 1996. Your family medicine doctor can provide you with the verification you need to satisfy this requirement. To view or print information about required vaccines for immigration into the United States, please click here.

Want To Know More?

To find out more about how your family medicine doctor can help with an immigration medical exam, talk with the experts. Call Dr. Abraham Golbari at Crenshaw Family Medical Group in Gardena, CA. You can reach them in the office by calling (310) 327-8746, so call today.

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