We specialize in FAA Aeromedical Assessment and CogScreen AE for:

  1. Commercial Pilots

  2. General Aviators

  3. Air Traffic Controllers

  4. 1st, 2nd and 3rd class Special Medical Issuance Certificates

  5. HIMS Neuropsychological Evaluations

  6. HIMS P & P Evaluations

  7. Fitness for Duty Evaluations

FAA typically requires neuropsychological, psychological and psychiatric evaluations if the following conditions are present:

FAA requires all neuropsychological assessments to be conducted by board-certified or board-eligible neuropsychologists. 

Dr. Lauren Drag and Dr. Maya Yutsis are the only two ABPP board certified and HIMS certified neuropsychologists in Northern California.

We are members of West Coast Aeromedical Consultants which consists of:

Dr. Drag is married to a pilot who flies for both the Air Force and a major US carrier. 

Dr. Yutsis has worked with active duty and veteran pilots for many years through her work at the Palo Alto and Minneapolis VA.

  1. Contact us as soon as you know that you need an evaluation. We will schedule your evaluation as soon as possible.

  2. Please send us a copy of your letter from the FAA once you receive it. FAA lists requirements for each assessment in the letter.

  3. Request a copy of your FAA medical file (this does not need to be the Blue Ribbon Medical Record) be sent directly to us (Fax: 855-557-8583). We will provide you with a prefilled form to make this request.

These evaluations are not covered by insurance. We suggest contacting your airline (if applicable) regarding any cost-sharing options they may offer.