Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm
Saturday
8am - 1pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon
Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm
Saturday
7am - 3pm
Sunday
8am - 12 noon

Gretna Medical Center

315 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone:(504) 364-1844

Merchant Mariner and Coast Guard Physical Examination

What is a Merchant Mariner Credential physical?

A merchant mariner credential (MMC) is a type of credential that is issued by the United States Coast Guard that is aimed at evaluating ones physical condition for all members of a crew on a U.S. ship or vessel that requires a licencesd Master or Operator.  Anyone seeking to work on a vessel will require a Merchant Mariner physical before working on any type of commerical vessel.

 

 

How do Coast Guard Physicals work?

Anyone seeking to be a crew member on a U.S. ship or vessel must complete a coast guard physical, sometimes called a mariner medical certificate.  The application for a Mariner Medical Certificate is required for all Mariners.  The application must be completed withing 12 months.  The applications are listed below and can be done at our facility.

  • Mariner Medical Certificate (CG-719K)
  • Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings (CG-719K/E)

 

For more information, you can visit the U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center

Open 7 days a week. Walk-in patients are welcome.

Fax: (504) 367-6022

315 Westbank Expressway Gretna, LA 70053

Business Hours
Monday - Saturday
7am - 5pm
Sunday
7am - 12 noon
Gretna Medical Center