Upstate Aviation
Upstate Aviation
N. G. TRACHTMAN, M.D. • Senior Aviation Medical Examiner

N.G. Trachtman MD.

Senior Aviation Medical Examiner in Upstate New York.

61 Rowland Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020, suite 217 • (518) 288-3240 •



Dr. Trachtman has been in general medical practice since 1974.

He has practiced in upstate NY since 1980.  He has performed FAA medical exams since 1978 and became a Senior AME in 1983, and recently was earned his HIMS AME/independent medical sponsor certificate. Dr. T. performs over 300 FAA medical exams annually. As of mid April 2019, with retirement from general medical practice, this will become a “pilot-only” practice.  (Dr. T. is preparing to get trained, tested and certified as a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act Medical Examiner).

What We Provide:

  • FAA medical certification exams 1st, 2nd, 3rd classes

  • Assistance with SI certification and medical certification problems

  • Provide assistance to pilot’s personal physicians as to FAA acceptable treatments

  • Direct online scheduling with email confirmation

  • We do not perform DOT exams (yet)

Every Pilot is a Unique Individual

…requiring personal attention for successful completion of their required FAA medical examination. We insure that every pilot, from the 3rd class medical candidate presenting for their first medical exam to the more ‘complex’ professional pilot requiring additional assistance in completed their first class medical Special Issuance, is handled with professionalism and true respect as to the significance of the Medical Certificate.

As a Senior AME with over 40 years experience in aviation medicine and a newly minted HIMS AME, Dr. Trachtman has a wealth of knowledge in the many facets  required in obtaining a pilot’s medical certificate.  Dr. Trachtman is honored to be the pilot’s advocate to the FAA.  As a single engine pilot, instrument and floatplane rated, he understands his mission is to provide the highest quality flight physical for his patients and fellow aviators in a professional and caring environment.


Upstate Aviation AME

 Call us:

(518) 288-3240


61 Rowland Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020, suite 217

Tuesdays: 1-3pm

Thursdays: 1-3pm

(closed last Thursday of month)

schedule your aviation medical exam ONLINE: