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 via the online application portal at 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.

You can find an AME using the FAA’s database found at https://www.faa.gov/pilots/amelocator/.  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 (EKG subject to an additional $35 charge if required)

Also administers “basic med” exams

[email protected]

513.735.9100 ext 0 (for appointment) – available appointments below

Sporty’s Clermont County Airport
Batavia, Ohio 45103


Saturday, August 24
9am – 1pm
Saturday, September 28
9am – 1pm


Dr. Albert Weisbrot (afternoon and evenings)

Cost: $110 (Third), $120 (Second), $150 (First – includes EKG if applicable)

+1 (513) 770-2103 (office)

513.509.0297 (text or call Char)

[email protected]

608 Reading Road, Suite, C
Mason, OH 45040


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

Cost: $115 (EKG additional if needed)



3005 Dixie Hwy, Ste 120
Edgewood, Kentucky  41017


Click here for more information on Medical and Student Pilot Certificates

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