The new rules state that for any immigration medicals completed on or after May 1, 2024, a Polio booster (IPV) is required for all applicants aged 2 months and older, including all adults, unless proper documentation is provided of previous primary vaccination.

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Trust Dr. Steven Gordon for Your Immigration Exam Needs

Choosing Dr. Steven Gordon for your immigration medical exam ensures a smooth and successful application process. With extensive experience and expertise, he understands the specific requirements and regulations. Conveniently located at 12312 Russell Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66209, Dr. Gordon’s patient-centered approach creates a supportive and respectful environment, while his efficient processing ensures timely completion of your medical exam. Trust Dr. Steven Gordon and his team for a professional, streamlined, and stress-free immigration exam experience.

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Steven Wittenberg Gordon, MD

Steven Wittenberg Gordon, MD has been a United States Civil Surgeon for twenty years and has performed thousands immigration medical exams and related services. A first generation American, Steve made the decision to devote about 100% of his private medical practice to Civil Surgeon services in memory of his father, who was a refugee and Holocaust survivor.

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Alison R. Gordon, JD

Our Practice Manager Will Help You Every Step of the Way

Your first interaction with our service will likely be with our Practice Manager, Alison R. Gordon, JD. A lawyer by training, she understands the complicated rules and regulations surrounding the immigration medical examination process. Alison will make sure that any questions that you may have are answered, and we promise that, if you were anxious about the process at first, you will be at ease after your initial conversation with her. Working up front and behind the scenes, Alison will make sure that you have the best experience possible with us.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Immigration Medical Exam

The best time to schedule your exam depends on the advice of your attorney or when you receive an RFE (Request for Evidence). Please contact 913-787-5805 to schedule an appointment.

You will be interviewed, undergo a physical exam, and be given orders for lab tests and vaccinations. The purpose of the exam is to screen for diseases of public health significance diseases that can spread--and mental health disorders associated with harmful behavior. You are not required to undress for the exam.

Yes, COVID-19 vaccination is necessary for an immigration physical medical exam.

You should bring your passport or other current government-issued photo ID, COVID card, all other vaccination records, tuberculosis (TB) tests and treatment records (if applicable). You do not need to bring an I-693 form. We prepare it for you as part of our concierge-style premium service.

Applicants infected with tuberculosis will incur a $200 surcharge and a chest x-ray fee of roughly $60. X-ray fees may be higher for small children. Pregnant ladies are not exempt from the x-ray requirement but may choose to delay their applications until they are no longer pregnant.

The immigration medical exam fee covers your interview, physical examination, basic laboratory tests, and preparation of the I-693 form.

In the absence of records, the United States will consider you to be completely unvaccinated, regardless of your memory of having had vaccinations or diseases and regardless of your country of origin and its policy concerning vaccinations. The specific vaccinations you need will depend mostly on your age. The Civil Surgeon will advise you on what vaccinations you need at the time of your appointment. Do not obtain any new vaccinations before your appointment--doing so can cause delays. Complete COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory if you are eligible by age. In the “flu” season, Influenza vaccination is also mandatory. Immune titers may be used in lieu of certain vaccinations, but the titers must be ordered by our Civil Surgeon.

Form I-693 is used to notify US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the findings of an immigration medical examination. Follow this link to Form I-693 - https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/document/forms/i-693.pdf

An immigration medical exam usually takes 30 to 60 minutes at the office plus additional time at the laboratory and for obtaining vaccinations. Results are usually ready in about a week.

The Cash Fee is $495, and Credit Card Fee is $520 Per Applicant covers the cost of your exam and labs. We offer a $25 discount for cash. Health insurance generally covers the cost of vaccinations.

Form I-693 is used by a uniformed public health officer or United States Civil Surgeon to report the findings of the medical examination and vaccination record of an applicant for a change in immigration status.

In general, the I-693 report is valid for two years after the date that it is started.

Yes, but you will receive a Request For Evidence (RFE) to produce an I-693 at a later date.

Yes, but it is usually best to submit it at the same time as the rest of your immigration package.

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