1.What is a fitness to dive examination: This is an evaluation by a physician trained in dive medicine to determine if an individual can safety participate in dive related activities. The evaluation is tailored to the divers medical history. A physical exam, laboratory evaluation, and diagnostic testing is performed to determine the risk of diving to an individual. We are trained to perform fit to dive examinations for those seeking recreational, commercial, or public safety diving.
2. Is the examination covered by insurance: In many instances the examination would be covered by insurance.
3. I would like to begin my scuba training but checked yes on my questionnaire and now need a physician ok to participate. Is this a service St Louis Dive Medicine provides? Absolutely!! We are available every day of the week and evenings. In many cases we can perform your evaluation same day.