Immigration Physicals Specialist

Suneetha Maddineni, M.D.

Internal Medicine located in Mountain View, CA

If you apply for a green card or citizenship, you’ll require an immigration physical before you’re approved, to make sure you’re in good health. At the practice of Suneetha Maddineni, MD, in Mountain View, California, internal medicine physician Dr. Maddineni and her experienced team have over a decade of experience completing immigration physicals and filling out the appropriate paperwork. If you or members of your family require an immigration physical, schedule an appointment with Suneetha Maddineni, MD, today, or request a visit online.

Immigration Physicals Q & A

What is an immigration physical?

Am immigration physical is a comprehensive physical exam required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to obtain a green card or US citizenship. The requirement is in place to ensure you’re in good health, don’t have a communicable disease, and are protected from contracting certain illnesses.

What should I bring to my appointment?

When you arrive at an immigration physical appointment, bring the following items with you:

  • Form I-693
  • A government issued picture ID, such as a passport or driver’s license
  • Past immunization records
  • Your insurance card
  • A form of payment

Schedule an immigration physical appointment in advance or take advantage of same-day appointments at Suneetha Maddineni, MD.

What should I expect during an immigration physical?

An immigration physical is similar to a routine physical exam. Your doctor checks your vital signs and reviews your medical history. She examines your ears, eyes, nose, throat, heart, lungs, skin, lymph nodes, and more to make sure you’re in good health.

Dr. Maddineni tests you for communicable diseases using blood, urine, or skin tests. She may test you for syphilis, gonorrhea, or other sexually transmitted infections. You might also require a chest X-ray.

If you’re due for certain vaccinations, Dr. Maddineni makes sure you receive the appropriate vaccines. You might require the following vaccines if you haven’t already received them:

  • Flu
  • Measles
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Mumps
  • Rotavirus
  • Rubella
  • Hepatitis A and B

Your doctor lets you know which vaccines you require to receive a green card or citizenship status. If you have a communicable disease, Dr. Maddineni prescribes the appropriate treatment to ensure you’re healthy enough to proceed to the next step in the immigration process.

What happens after my physical?

After your immigration physical is complete, Dr. Maddineni completes form I-693 and seals it for you to submit with your green card or citizenship application. She and her team have decades of experience completing immigration physicals. They make sure the forms are filled out properly to increase your chances of getting approved the first time.

Don’t put off completing a required immigration physical. Call the office of Suneetha Maddineni, MD, to schedule an appointment today, or use the online booking tool.