U.S. HealthWorks Acquires Sierra Occupational Services Medical Center in Stockton
Jun 11, 2010
Stockton, Calif. – U.S. HealthWorks, the leading operator of occupational healthcare centers in California, today announced the acquisition of the Sierra Occupational Services healthcare center at 1429 West Fremont Street in Stockton. The acquisition of this center expands the number of U.S. HealthWorks operated medical centers to 66 in California and 134 nationwide.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in the Central Valley and look forward to serving more clients and patients in the Stockton area,” said Therese Hernandez, senior vice president of operations for U.S. HealthWorks in California. “We warmly welcome the associates of Sierra Occupational Services to the U.S. HealthWorks family.”

The West Fremont center is a health facility focused on providing injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, preventive services, pre-employment and post-offer exams and testing, and return-to-work programs. Terms of the transaction, which was effective June 11, were not disclosed. U.S. HealthWorks has another center in the Stockton area, located at 3663 E. Arch Road, Suite 400.

"We're pleased to join a respected national company like U.S. HealthWorks," said James L. Sepiol, M.D. who will remain as center medical director. "With our current team of physicians and staff, we're looking forward to providing the same great personalized service that we're been known for all these years, now under their umbrella."

“U.S. HealthWorks is the leading practice management company for occupational medicine in California and we’re pleased that a top quality facility such as Sierra Occupational Services has joined our team. Dr. Sepiol’s experience and reputation in Stockton is impressive and we are fortunate that he will be joining U.S. HealthWorks.” said national medical director Dr. Leonard Okun.

About U. S. HealthWorks

Based in Valencia, Calif., U.S. HealthWorks was founded in 1995 and is the second-largest operator of occupational health care centers in the nation. With 161 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. For more information or to find the U.S. HealthWorks location nearest you, please visit www.ushealthworks.com. Contact the West Fremont center directly at (209) 546-7767.