OU Aerospace Medicine Clinic
Aviation medicine, also called flight medicine or aerospace medicine, is a preventive or occupational medicine specialty for pilots, aircrews, and astronauts. This specialty is a critical component in aviation safety and strives to prevent or treat conditions to which aircrews are particularly susceptible, and applies medical knowledge to the h
uman factors in aviation.

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Flight Physicals, Aviation Medical and Psychiatric Evaluations, Aerospace Psychiatry

Charles H. Dukes MD, FAPA, is a Colonel and Flight Surgeon in the US Army Reserve. He is a board-certified psychiatrist, Dukes labcoatAviation Medical Examiner, and HIMS psychiatrist designated by the FAA. Additionally, in July 2017, Dr. Dukes was appointed nationally as a Special Medical Consultant to the Federal Air Surgeon.  Dr. Dukes trained in psyIMG_0424chiatry at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma and attended the US Army’s Flight Surgeon School at Ft. Rucker Alabama. Dr. Dukes performs Class 1, 2, and 3 FAA flight physicals, HIMS psychiatric evaluations, aviation psychiatric evaluations and special medical consultations for the Federal Air Surgeon as directed.

Neuropsychological Examinations
Aviation neuropsychological evaluations as required by the FAA typically consist of a one-day battery of tests assessing an individual's neurocognitive functioning, memory, attention, motor functioning, executive functioning, and personality. In selected cases, this evaluation is conducted to determine suitability for medical certification of pilots, controllers, and other aircrew.

im Scott, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) with more than 25 years of experience in neuropsychological assessment of individuals with neurologic injuries and diseases of the central nervous system.

John Linck, PhD, ABPP-CN,
is a board-certified clinical John Linck, PhDneuropsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). In addition to his general clinical practice, he performs a wide variety of medical-legal/forensic evaluations in the civil domain. 

​​Contact Us

Flight physicals, aviation medical and psychiatric evaluations, aerospace psychiatry:
Julie Frost
(405) 271-​8001, Ext. 47683

Neuropsychological examinations:
Gary Geiger
(405) 271-4488

Click HERE to access driving and parking directions to the examination location.
Click HERE to download specific instructions for your Airman Medical Examination (AME) appointment.

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
College of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
920 Stanton L. Young Boulevard
Williams Pavilion - 3rd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK  73104