Immigration Physicals & Green Card Information The Immigration Medical Exam and I-693 Form When applying for a green card, an immigration medical exam must be completed through an authorized civil surgeon. All applicants must take a medical exam as the first step in the process because medical conditions, such as Tuberculosis, active syphilis or drug abuse could disqualify an applicant from receiving a green card. Passport Health Atlanta has a designated Civil Surgeon, Dr. Larry W. Anderson, working with us in our metro Atlanta locations. He has been practicing medicine for over 30 years. To schedule your immigration medical exam call us at . During your scheduled appointment with Passport Health Atlanta, the Civil Surgeon will record the results of the exam on the USCIS Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. Upon review of the I-693 form by the immigration officer the applicant’s admissibility will be determined. For more information, take a look at this comprehensive slideshow provided by USCIS.