Medical Exams

If you are in good health and ready to obtain your FAA Medical Certificate, find an AME, schedule an appointment, and fill out your application on MedXPress before going to see the doctor.  Be truthful on this application, especially in the area of alcohol related driving offenses.  The FAA can and will check your answers against the National Driver Register database.  Falsification of facts can lead to fines and revocation of certificates.

You can find an AME using the FAA’s database found at  The following AME’s are near the Clermont County Airport and have a good reputation for a fair medical assessment:

View a summary of FAA medical standards.


Basic Med

If you’ve held a valid medical certificate after July 14, 2006, you may be able to fly under the BasicMed rule. Read more here. If you are seeking a basic med evaluation, be sure to complete the airman portion of the basic med checklist, print and bring with you the day of the exam.



Dr. John S. Held,

Cost: $120

Also administers “basic med” exams

513.735.9100 ext 0 (for appointment) – available appointments below including Basic Med

*PLEASE NOTE special COVID-19 procedures

  • Patients will need to wear a mask to their appointment (if you don’t have a mask, one will be provided).
  • Please do NOT arrive more than 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment and please wait in the Sporty’s cafe area until called back to the office.

Sporty’s Clermont County Airport
Batavia, Ohio 45103

Saturday, November 7 9am – 1pm
Saturday, December 5 9am – 1pm


Dr. John R. Capurro (Tuesday and Friday mornings)

Cost: $150 (EKG +$100)

Stein Aviation Medicine

513.751-0080 (ask for Terry)

3020 Burnet Ave.

Cincinnati, OH  45219


Dr. Steven D. Villegas


3005 Dixie Hwy, Ste 120

Edgewood, Kentucky  41017


Click here for more information on Medical and Student Pilot Certificates