Schedule An Appointment
Schedule An Appointment by submitting an email below. Choose between Second and Third Class certification.
2nd, and 3rd Class: $200
Includes any required interaction with the FAA or primary care/treating physician
Methods of payment
Cash, Check & Credit Card
Dr. Leah Cordovez
She is a native of Panama and graduated from the University of Panama Medical School in 2000. She completed her residency through the University of Tennessee at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, and during her time there, she served as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine.
After completing her residency, Dr. Cordovez joined Saint Thomas Medical Partners and then served as the concierge medical director for MPOWER and Elite Orthopedics.
She has continued her pursuit of medical education, completing a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2017. She obtained a Board certification in Obesity Medicine in 2020.
She holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Management from Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Business and serves as an associate professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee.
Before Your Visit
- Complete 8500-8 Form
- Directions for MedXpress Form
- Bring completed copy of the MedXpress from to the exam. Visit can not be completed without it.
- Complete Pilot Physical Checklist
Pilot Physical Checklist
- Photo ID
- Complete MedXpress Form #8500
- AASI Special Issuance Letter from FAA with required medical information as outlined (if applicable)
- CACI Conditions Resource If you are being treated for any medical issues, please be sure to review CACI. If we are unable to gather all treatment information, we may be unable to provide certification.
- ADD/ADHD, Anxiety and Depression Medications: The medications associated with these conditions are not permitted aside from some of the SSRI’s which, on a case-by-case basis, can be approved by the FAA.
- Asthma: Refer to CACI Conditions for additional information. Use of daily medications for asthma control require letter from treating physician as well as Spirometry within 90 days of exam.
- DUI – Refer to AME Guidelines regarding protocol
- OSA Diagnosis: bring required information as outlined in the AASI letter you received from the FAA.
- If you have recently received a new diagnosis or have one that is not previously documented:
- Letter from treating physician
- Sleep study report
- One year of CPAP data report that shows 6 hours of use each night and 75% daily usage
- S.O.D.A. (Statement of Demonstrated Ability) for fixed deficiencies such as color blindness (if applicable)
- Office notes, letter of release including any limitations, new medications and follow-up plan from treating physician
- Hospital records/discharge summary if hospitalized
- Pathology report for surgery related to evaluation/diagnosis of malignancy such as prostate, skin, etc. including diagnostic biopsy of lymph node.