The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that pilots and aviators pass medical examination in addition to all other flight-related certification. A medical examination by a FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) is required to complete the medical clearance/certification process.

How to get an Aviation Medical Exam and Certificate

Step #1 – Application
As of October 1, 2012, pilots are required to use MedXPress ( to electronically complete an application first. The information entered into MedXPress is available to your FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) for review at the time of your medical examination.

Step #2 – Medical Examination
To obtain an Aviation Medical Certificate you must be examined by an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Dr. Ina Kelemen is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and an FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) – Examiner# 996136934. She is trained to perform the duties and responsibilities of an FAA medical examiner.

Based in Farmingdale, NJ, Dr. Kelemen’s office is conveniently accessible in Monmouth and Ocean County, New Jersey. Nearby airports include:

  • Ocean County Airport (Bayville, NJ)
  • Monmouth Jet Center, formerly Monmouth Executive Airport, Allaire (Wall Two, NJ)
  • Lakewood Airport (Lakewood, NJ)
  • Old Bridge Airport (Englishtown, NJ)

Complete information about the Aviation Medical Certification requirements can be found at the FAA website.

Schedule your appointment

After you have completed your application on MedXPress, please contact our office at (732) 938-7002 to schedule an appointment for your FAA Medical Exam.