The following medical conditions are specifically disqualifying under 14 CFR part 67. However, the FAA may exercise discretionary authority under the provisions of Authorization of Special Issuance, to issue an airman medical certificate. See the Special Issuances section for additional guidance where applicable.
- Angina pectoris;
- Bipolar disorder;
- Cardiac valve replacement;
- Coronary heart disease that has required treatment or, if untreated, that has been symptomatic or clinically significant;
- Diabetes mellitus requiring insulin or other hypoglycemic medication;
- Disturbance of consciousness without satisfactory medical explanation of the cause;
- Heart replacement;
- Myocardial infarction;
- Permanent cardiac pacemaker;
- Personality disorder that is severe enough to have repeatedly manifested itself by overt acts;
- Substance abuse and dependence;
- Transient loss of control of nervous system function(s) without satisfactory medical explanation of cause
If one or more of the conditions listed above are of concern to you, don’t be discouraged. See a designated aviation medical examiner (AME) like Dr. Randolph Rosarion Tel. 718-701-5949 located in College Point, Queens New York. He will perform a comprehensive evaluation according to the standards and requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and assist you in meeting your goals as a pilot.