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Occupational Medicine Specialist


Occupational medicine specialists are medical doctors who specialize in helping organizations maintain a safe and healthy workplace and provide care for injured workers and assist them in getting back to work. An occupational medicine specialist is a preventive medicine specialist who is further specialized in occupational medicine.

Occupational medicine specialists can be board-certified through the Board of Preventive Medicine, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedAugust 17, 2012

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