|LA PORTE, Texas – U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of occupational health care centers in the nation, today announced the acquisition of Bayport Occupational Medical Center at 1309 West Fairmont Parkway in La Porte, Texas. The acquisition of this center expands the number of U.S. HealthWorks medical centers to nine in Texas and 124 nationwide.
The LaPorte center provides occupational medicine, including injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, preventive services, pre-placement and post-offer exams and testing, physical therapy, return-to-work programs and orthopedic services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Ned Pucek, Southwest Regional Vice-President of Operations for U.S. HealthWorks said, "We are excited to enter the Bayport market and extend our Texas footprint into the southeast Houston area. The addition of the La Porte facility will create synergies with our Freeport facility as they both reside in very busy port areas and share many of the same clientele. We welcome Bayport employees to the U.S. HealthWorks family and look forward to serving clients and patients in the same manner as the late Dr. McAmis, a long-time leader in this community."
Robert McAmis Jr., Bayport spokesperson said, “U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group is a top provider in Texas that we have known and respected for many years. Our clients and patients will be in good hands under their leadership. We anticipate that it will be a very smooth transition for everybody.”
About U. S. HealthWorks Medical Group
U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group was founded in 1995 and serves thousands of patients each day in Texas. The Houston-based management team understands the unique challenges in the Texas market; and together with their clinical staff help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time. U.S. HealthWorks specializes in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.
The telephone number of the U.S. HealthWorks medical center in La Porte is