The Aviation Medical Examiner
One of the missions of ATP Medicine is performing FAA medical examinations to include HIMS Services, Special Issuance, Aeromedical Consultations, and to perform Class I, Class II, and Class III medical examinations. Dr. Robert Thomas, is an AME(Aeromedical Examiner - which is a medical doctor, M.D. or D.O., who is certified by the FAA to perform flight physicals and other aviation medical certifications) who began doing FAA physical examinations as a Navy flight surgeon (a flight surgeon is a military physician who specializes in aerospace medicine and also functions as military flight crew) in 1992. Dr. Thomas has over 25 years experience performing flight physicals.