Physical Exams

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The team of professionals at Houston Methodist Wellness Services takes care of the medical needs of thousands of corporate employees annually, providing comprehensive, efficient and personalized services at a reasonable cost. We provide flexible options for many types of physicals and billing services, and ensure that our clinical protocols and examinations are aligned with job requirements.

Executive Health Physicals
Keep your strategic leaders functioning at their best with a premier health and lifestyle assessment. This premier physical with a Houston Methodist physician includes a full suite of tests and services:

  • Comprehensive medical history review and exam
  • Health risk assessment
  • Treadmill stress test
  • Resting electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fitness assessment
  • Chest X-ray
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Blood and lab tests
  • Hearing and vision testing
  • Age and gender appropriate screenings
  • Executive wellness coaching
  • Gourmet lunch
  • Massage therapy

Participants receive access to the Houston Methodist Health and Wellness Management Portal to support improvements in health, well-being and personal effectiveness. This program is designed for busy working executives and usually takes four to six hours to complete. Test results are provided the same day. Additional options are available to address personalized health, medical and lifestyle goals.

Comprehensive Health Physicals
This comprehensive physical with a Houston Methodist physician includes a comprehensive suite of tests and services:

  • Comprehensive medical history review and exam
  • Health risk assessment
  • Treadmill stress test
  • Resting EKG
  • Fitness assessment
  • Chest X-ray
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Blood and lab tests
  • Hearing and vision testing 

Participants receive access to the Houston Methodist Health and Wellness Management Portal to support improvements in health, well-being and personal effectiveness. Additional options are available to address personalized health, medical and lifestyle goals.

Proactive Wellness Physical
This physical focuses on prevention and includes a comprehensive medical history review and physical exam done by a Houston Methodist physician for early detection of heart disease and other serious health concerns. 

The proactive wellness physical includes the following exams and services:

  • Vital signs
  • Resting EKG
  • Blood tests 


These physicals can be conducted on-site at your facility and billed through insurance, making it convenient for your employees.


Fit-for-Duty Physicals

Fit-for-duty physicals are designed to screen and clear employees who are returning to work from a leave of absence and ensure that they meet the requirements to fulfill essential job functions.


Pre-Employment Physicals
Similar to the fit-for-duty physical, pre-employment physicals screen and clear employees to ensure that they can meet the physical requirements necessary for essential job functions, as established by the client. This may include — but is not limited to — blood work, drug screenings, chest X-rays, physical examinations, hearing and vision testing, EKGs and immunizations.


Post-Employment Physicals

Employees who are leaving an organization are evaluated using various tests, including hearing and vision, blood work, chest X-rays, physical examinations, pulmonary examinations and EKGs.


Customized Corporate Physicals

Houston Methodist Wellness Services can customize a physical to meet organizational needs and health benchmarks.


Travel Health

Traveling abroad can bring uncertainty. Houston Methodist Wellness Services helps provide employees and their spouses with peace of mind by thoroughly preparing them for the physical challenges of travel through pre-travel health planning, vaccinations and travel health maintenance while away.

Travel examination services included the following:


  • Vaccinations and medications for world-wide diseases and disorders
  • Information about health conditions and disease outbreaks in different countries
  • Requirements of other countries for vaccinations and health reports
  • Information on the political situations in other countries