One step of gaining a Green Card is the completion of Form I-693, which is a record for the government of both your medical history and the results of a medical exam carried out by a civil surgeon.
Dr. Naeem of Grand Rapids, MI, is a civil surgeon qualified to perform your I-693 Immigration Medical Exam.
During your exam, Dr. Naeem will work with you to ensure that all of the medical information required for your Form I-693 is accounted for. You can expect to be tested for a series of conditions like tuberculosis and referred to other specialists if necessary. The end result is a signed and sealed Form I-693, ready to be submitted.
For those who wish to become a lawful permanent resident in the United States, a civil surgeon must complete a Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires this to ensure that you do not have communicable diseases or other conditions that could prevent you from gaining a Green Card.
You can be deemed inadmissible if you:
If you don't already have one, you can find a copy of Form I-693 here.
To prepare for your I-693 Immigration Medical Exam, please bring the following to your appointment:
During your examination at Elite Health, we will review your medical history and records, and check you for conditions like:
Dr. Naeem will discuss with any tests that are needed, including:
We will also provide you with a checklist of required vaccinations:
After the medical exam and lab testing, Dr. Naeem will advise you to contact your local pharmacy or primary care physician if any vaccinations are needed.
If needed, Dr. Naeem will refer you to a specialist if diseases like Hansen's disease or tuberculosis are suspected. You may also need a follow-up appointment. Once both of the referral and/or follow-up appointment is completed, your Form I-693 is ready to be signed.
After your exam is complete, we will fill out our required sections of your Form I-693 and return it to you, completed and sealed in an envelope. It is your responsibility to submit the form to the USCIS. Do not open the envelope or change the form in any way.