Meet Dr. Bruce Hollinger, Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (AME)

Dr. Hollinger has been designated as a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) trained and authorized by the FAA to perform all three classes of airman medical examinations and issue medical certificates.

Three Classes of Medical Certificates:

Class I: for commercial airline transport pilots

Class II: for commercial pilots

Class III: for student, recreational or private pilots

Length of Certification:

General information regarding length of certification here.

Dr. Hollinger understands the importance of each pilot maintaining his or her current medical certificate.

Keeping you in the cockpit is paramount to him and he realizes that your most valuable asset is your ability to fly!  (His brother and several friends/patients are retired captains with major airlines.)  He knows your time is valuable and will get you in and out of the office in a timely matter.  Should you have a special circumstance or issue, he is here to help navigate you through the process so that you can be back in the cockpit flying in no time.




Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Bachelor of Science 1974

Medical School

University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Jackson, MS

Doctorate of Medicine 1978


University Hospital

Jackson, MS



U.S. Public Health Service

Lander, WY



Methodist Hospital

Memphis, TN

Internal Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

St. Thomas Hospital


Tennessee Medical Association
Nashville Academy of Medicine
CAMA (Civil Aviation Medical Association)
AOPA  (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association)


American Board of Internal Medicine
FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner