VALENCIA, Calif., February 24, 2010 — U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group today announced that two of the group’s physicians have assumed leadership positions with the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California.
Dr. Alesia Wagner, the Southern California regional medical director for U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, was re-elected to the OPSC Board of Directors as the new secretary-treasurer.
“It’s a great feeling to have my peers vote to keep me on the board of directors for another year,” said Dr. Wagner. “I’ll continue to work hard to keep OPSC operating as one of the best medical organizations in the state.”
Dr. Minh Nguyen, managing physician at U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group’s San Diego Hillcrest clinic, has been appointed as the chair of the OPSC’s Workers’ Compensation Committee.
“I’m honored to have been confirmed to serve on OPSC’s Workers’ Compensation Committee,” said. Dr. Nguyen. “Workers’ comp issues are of vital importance to all employers, especially here in California, as we work to make it more cost effective for everyone.”
As a division of the American Osteopathic Association, the OPSC’s mission is to help osteopathic physicians provide better, quality healthcare for patients, and to educate the public to better understand osteopathic medicine and its contribution to total healthcare.
“We are very pleased to have two, very talented physicians from our management team leading the way in a well-respected organization like the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California,” said Leonard Okun, M.D., president of U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group of California.
About U.S. HealthWorks
Based in Valencia, California, U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group was founded in 1995 and is the second-largest occupational health care provider in the nation. With 158 clinics and worksite centers in 15 states and 2,000 employees – including approximately 350 affiliated physicians – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve thousands of patients each day throughout the country. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time, specializing in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.