AME on site for medicals at Teterboro

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December 11, 2006, 5:14 AM

On October 30, Dr. Jan Galla opened an aviation medical examination office at the Jet Aviation facilities on Teterboro Airport. Galla, a cardiac surgeon for the past 20 years, decided to become an aviation medical examiner (AME) full-time after five years of offering airman medical exams in his spare time. Galla’s practice is solely for aviation medical exams, primarily for professional flight crews. “This isn’t a general medical practice,” he said.

While Galla will help pilots in an urgent situation by writing a prescription or answering a medical question, he wants his practice to be a convenient location for airman medical exams for New York-area pilots and for pilots transiting through Teterboro. To that end, he hopes to achieve authorization to conduct European and Canadian medical examinations, so non-U.S. pilots transiting or training at the nearby FlightSafety International learning center can have their medical exam while in the area.

Galla’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the week, and he is available for off-hours emergencies. Teterboro Aviation Medical Services; phone (201) 393-6906;
e-mail AME@jetprofessionals.com.

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