Preventative Health

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery



You must provide your medical examiner with the following information:

  • Date of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery.

  • Name and location of treating health care professional.

  • What interventions have been done.

  • Medications you are taking.

  • Treatment plan.

  • Side effects of medication. 


Report: Any history of chest pain, shortness of breath, shortness of breath while sleeping, swelling of ankles, dizziness or fatigue.


Certification Following CABG Surgery: 

   1. LVEF ≥ 40% post CABG

   2. Asymptomatic, sternal healing complete.

   3. Tolerating medications with no unacceptable side effects

   4. Clearance from treating cardiologist/CV surgeon

   5. Waiting period:  three (3) months

   6. Monitoring:

         a. ETT every two years until 5 years post CABG.

         b. ANNUAL ETT >5 years post CABG.


   CERTIFY FOR: Maximum 1 year


Disqualify For:   

  1. Symptomatic for cardiac ischemia / chest pain

  2. Incomplete sternal healing

  3. EF < 40%

  4. Medication intolerance.