Executive Physical Exams



The Mercy Executive Health Physical is a comprehensive medical evaluation featuring the following core components: 

  • Interview with a board certified internal medicine physician
  • Comprehensive head-to-toe physical examination
  • Laboratory profile – complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic profile, lipids panel, diabetic test (A1C,) thyroid function (TSH), PSA and urinalysis
  • Body fat measurements
  • EKG
  • Cardiovascular testing and screenings (stress echo, calcium scoring, exercise stress test, carotid artery ultrasound, peripheral artery disease screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound) as indicated
  • Pap smear (with HPV testing if needed)
  • Mammogram
  • Bone density test
  • Spirometry (lung function)
  • Immunizations
  • Audiogram
  • Sleep apnea screening
  • Full body skin evaluation, with lesion removal if needed
  • Lung cancer screening for smokers
  • Consultations with:
    • registered dietitian to discuss nutrition and diet needs (weight loss, diabetes, heart healthy, vegetarian, gluten-free)
    • exercise physiologist to assess your physical conditions and design a customized plan to enhance your exercise program
    • physical therapist to evaluate ergonomics, musculoskeletal pain, and general core strengthening. Optional on-site ergonomics evaluation is available in the Des Moines area
    • pharmacist to review medications and discuss tobacco cessation if needed
    • executive health coach consultation to focus on strengths and assets, identify goals and develop a plan for personal and professional success
    • Integrative Medicine consult with a fellowship trained physician in alternative/complimentary medicine

After the one to two days of testing, the client will have a one hour summary conference with an internal medicine physician to review their results and recommendations. The time necessary to complete the evaluation may be extended if the client requires additional testing or subspecialty consults.

Optional services

Optional consultations clients may elect to participate in include, but are not limited to:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Cosmetic surgery consult
  • Dermatological cosmetic procedures
  • Diabetic education session
  • International travel clinic
  • Routine vision exam with optometrist on site
  • Routine dental exam – cleaning, x-rays and evaluation with a dentist
  • Consultation with any specialty physician for any medical concern

Included amenitities

The following amenities are provided to make the experience as easy and pleasant as possible.

  • Transportation between sites of testing; from hotel if needed
  • Client liaison escort throughout the day
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Beverages and healthy snacks between appointments
  • Portfolio with information regarding testing, services and health care professionals
  • Full written report with results and recommendations mailed to client and primary care physician

For more information or to schedule an Executive Health Physical, please call the program coordinator at (515) 358-7752 or email jschumacher@mercydesmoines.org.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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