Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in Stamford, CT

If you are a Stamford, CT company looking to hire new employees or an individual applying for a new job, DOCS Urgent Care is here to help you feel prepared, informed, and healthy. The hiring process may have several different steps, one of which is often a physical examination. DOCS Urgent Care provides the people of Stamford with professional and high-quality physical exams to help businesses better understand physical conditions and capabilities of employees and help individuals perform necessary tasks.

We understand the importance of accuracy and dependability when it comes to medical care, which is why our Stamford clinic is overseen by a board-certified physician. We serve everyone who comes to our office, both scheduled appointments and walk-ins.



2001 W Main Street
Stamford, CT 06902


(203) 658-8294


Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

The tests we perform at our Stamford, CT clinic is to test for physical abilities and general health condition of potential employees. The test results could influence employment and ultimately affect their employment.

In addition to testing for physical abilities and conditions, here at DOCS Urgent Care we also help in testing for various medication. It is important to understand how certain medication can affect an individual. Some medication can increase drowsiness, which can b detrimental when operating heavy machinery. Other disorders, like depression and mental health conditions, are screened when applying for high stress occupations.

We also provide advanced drug testing at our Stamford clinic. Our goal is to help keep both your employees and your workplace safe and accident free.

Our Pre-Employment Physicals Include:

  • Drug Testing
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Fit for duty Exams
  • Immunizations
  • DOT Physicals
  • Flu Clinic
  • Wellness Exams
  • Lab Testing
  • Physical Abilities Test (PATs)
  • Complete review of medical history
  • Pulmonary & respiratory function tests
  • Vision & hearing function tests
  • Strength tests
  • Medical documentation

Drug Testing

DOCS Urgent Care applies innovative and advanced screening for drug testing. Our methods include hair testing, mouth swabs, blood testing, and urinalysis. These different testing methods can be used depending on time frame and effectiveness needed for your Stamford company.

Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

To check for a variety of conditions and abilities, we perform the Physical Abilities Test, or PAT. This can check for capabilities in several different roles and work positions. The PAT includes testing for grip strength, pull strength, carrying strength, and general movement and ability.


Having proper and up to date immunizations for all employees is a great way to ensure increased safety within the workplace. DOCS Urgent Care provides the Stamford area with current immunizations needed. This includes, but it is not limited to, influenza, varicella, and Hepatitis B. If you have questions about other immunizations, please give us a call today.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

There may be different requirements for different businesses. In general, physical examinations are done before employment. For individuals who hold a commercial drivers license, the DOT Physical Exam must be updated every two years.

Pre-employment exams are a great way to help your workplace feel safer and be more productive. DOCS Urgent Care serves the Stamford, CT area with professional pre-employment examinations led by a board-certified physician. We strive to serve your needs, with flexible hours on the nighttime and weekend schedule. If you need help with scheduling an appointment, please feel free to call ahead of time. Walk-in appointments are also always welcome.

Care When You Need It in Stamford

The DOCS Urgent Care for the Stamford, CT region is part of the wider DOCS Urgent Care network, proudly serving all of our patients with affordable and professional care. Your health is our first priority, and we are here to make our services available to you.


During this surge in COVID-19 cases, our primary focus is meeting the high demand for tests, and we are seeing higher than usual wait times. This means we are unable to answer most phone calls. Please know that our teams are working very hard during this time to care for as many patients as safely as possible. Please click the button below for answers to common questions. We appreciate your understanding.