Ask a Medic

Do you have questions about diving with a particular medical condition? Check out our Diseases and Conditions page for answers to divers’ most frequently asked questions about various ailments, illnesses, medications and more.

You can also contact us directly. In addition to staffing the DAN Emergency Hotline, DAN medics are available during regular business hours to answer your inquiries about dive medicine and fitness to dive. Our team of doctors, nurses, paramedics, and EMTs offers medical information, referrals, evacuation assistance, and more via phone, email, and


Medical Information Line

+1 (919) 684-2948
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. ET


Ask A Medic

Complete and submit the Ask A Medic online form.

Please allow one to two business days for a response.