Immigration Medical Exams

"Meet Dr. Pooja Malhotra
Your Trusted USCIS Civil Surgeon"

Dr. Pooja Malhotra is a USCIS designated Civil Surgeon currently practicing in New Jersey. Dr. Malhotra is an experience Civil Surgeon and has processed hundreds of Green Card applicants for I-693 Medical Exams with a 100% success rate.
Dr. Malhotra has two convenient practice locations at 511 S. Orange Ave., South Orange NJ 07079 and 205 S Essex Ave, Orange, NJ 07050.

Dr. Pooja Malhotra is an experienced board-certified medical doctor and a USCIS designated Civil Surgeon. She completed her medical residency from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn NY and has extensive post-graduate training and fellowships in leading US institutions. She enjoys learning new developments and advancements in the practice of medicine.

DR. POOJA MALHOTRA Expedited Immigration Medical Exam Service
Can Help You Save Time.

We are pleased to offer an expedited service alternative at no additional cost to our immigration clients. Qualified applicants (see below) may now be issued their lab and vaccination orders in advance. Obtaining the required labs and vaccinations in advance of your appointment streamlines the process considerably and should enable the completion of your immigration medical paperwork at the time of your appointment withDR. POOJA MALHOTRA. Choosing expedited service eliminates the need for follow-up appointments and enables your paperwork to be completed several days faster than usual.

In order to meet our eligibility criteria, you must:

MEET OUR IMMIGRATION DOCTOR.......

Over his twenty years as a United States Civil Surgeon, DR. POOJA MALHOTRA, MD has completed hundreds of immigration medical exams and related services. Steve, a first-generation American, decided to honor his father, a Holocaust survivor and refugee, by dedicating around 80% of his private medical practice to Civil Surgeon services. Steve has been a practicing physician for more than thirty years and holds a board certification in family medicine. By focusing on outpatient family medicine for the remaining 20% of his private medical practice and by accruing thousands of continuing medical education credits over the years, he keeps up his clinical skills. His family practice customers benefit from concierge-style care (see “Concierge Medicine”), which includes convenient access, hour-long visits, and excellent customer service. His numerous happy clients can attest to the fact that he follows these similar guidelines in his immigration medicine practice (see “Testimonials”).

MEET OUR IMMIGRATION DOCTOR.......

Over his twenty years as a United States Civil Surgeon, DR. POOJA MALHOTRA, MD has completed hundreds of immigration medical exams and relate services. Steve, a first-generation American, decided to honor his father, a Holocaust survivor and refugee, by dedicating around 80% of his private medical practice to Civil Surgeon services.

Steve has been a practicing physician for more than thirty years and holds a board certification in family medicine. By focusing on outpatient family medicine for the remaining 20% of his private medical practice and by accruing thousands of continuing medical education credits over the years, he keeps up his clinical skills. His family practice customers benefit from concierge-style care (see “Concierge Medicine”), which includes convenient access, hour-long visits, and excellent customer service. His numerous happy clients can attest to the fact that he follows these similar guidelines in his immigration medicine practice (see “Testimonials”).

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FAQs for Immigration Medical Exam

The best time to schedule your exam depends on the advice of your attorney or when you receive an RFE (Request for Evidence). Please contact 913-787-5805 to schedule an appointment.
You will be interviewed, undergo a physical exam, and be given orders for lab tests and vaccinations. The purpose of the exam is to screen for diseases of public health significance diseases that can spread–and mental health disorders associated with harmful behavior. You are not required to undress for the exam.

Yes, COVID-19 vaccination is necessary for an immigration physical medical exam.

You should bring your passport or other current government-issued photo ID, COVID card, all other vaccination records, tuberculosis (TB) tests and treatment records (if applicable). You do not need to bring an I-693 form. We prepare it for you as part of our concierge-style premium service.
Applicants infected with tuberculosis will incur a $200 surcharge and a chest x-ray fee of roughly $60. X-ray fees may be higher for small children. Pregnant ladies are not exempt from the x-ray requirement but may choose to delay their applications until they are no longer pregnant.
The immigration medical exam fee covers your interview, physical examination, basic laboratory tests, and preparation of the I-693 form.
In the absence of records, the United States will consider you to be completely unvaccinated, regardless of your memory of having had vaccinations or diseases and regardless of your country of origin and its policy concerning vaccinations. The specific vaccinations you need will depend mostly on your age. The Civil Surgeon will advise you on what vaccinations you need at the time of your appointment. Do not obtain any new vaccinations before your appointment–doing so can cause delays. Complete COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory if you are eligible by age. In the “flu” season, Influenza vaccination is also mandatory. Immune titers may be used in lieu of certain vaccinations, but the titers must be ordered by our Civil Surgeon.
Form I-693 is used to notify US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the findings of an immigration medical examination. Follow this link to Form I-693 – https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/document/forms/i-693.pdf
An immigration medical exam usually takes 30 to 60 minutes at the office plus additional time at the laboratory and for obtaining vaccinations. Results are usually ready in about a week.
The Cash Fee is $495, and Credit Card Fee is $520 Per Applicant covers the cost of your exam and labs. We offer a $25 discount for cash. Health insurance generally covers the cost of vaccinations.
Form I-693 is used by a uniformed public health officer or United States Civil Surgeon to report the findings of the medical examination and vaccination record of an applicant for a change in immigration status.
In general, the I-693 report is valid for two years after the date that it is started.
Yes, but you will receive a Request For Evidence (RFE) to produce an I-693 at a later date.
Yes, but it is usually best to submit it at the same time as the rest of your immigration package.