U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group acquires Memorial Maritime Clinic in Long Beach, California
Apr 21, 2009
VALENCIA, CALIF – U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of occupational health care centers in the nation, today announced the acquisition of Memorial Maritime Clinic, 150 South Pico Avenue, Long Beach, California. The acquisition of this center expands the number of U.S. HealthWorks medical centers to 118 nationwide.

The Long Beach 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. The center also offers Urgent Care services and is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Terms of the transaction, completed April 21, were not disclosed.

Therese Hernandez, Senior Vice President and General Manager of U.S. HealthWorks in California said, “We are pleased to add the city of Long Beach to the areas that we serve. Southern California is a large and important market for us, and the addition of this center demonstrates our commitment to expansion in this geography.”

“We are pleased that the largest provider of occupational medicine in California will be taking ownership of our center in which we have invested much time and resources,” said Dr. Mark Perez, Medical Director of Memorial Maritime Clinic. “We have long-standing relationships in this community, with both the businesses and the patients. We know that U.S. HealthWorks will be able to sustain those relationships for many years to come.”

“Dr. Perez and the staff at Maritime will be a great addition to our California medical group. We look forward to a seamless and successful transition with Dr. Perez staying on as the center’s Medical Director,” said Leonard Okun, M.D., National Medical Director for U.S. HealthWorks.

About U. S. HealthWorks Medical Group

Based in Valencia, California, U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group was founded in 1995 and is the largest operator of occupational health care centers in the state of California. With 118 centers in 13 states and 2,000 employees – including approximately 350 affiliated physicians – U.S. HealthWorks centers serves 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. They specialize in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.

The telephone number of the U.S. HealthWorks medical center in Long Beach is (562) 432-2821.

Other centers acquired by U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group:

Bakersfield, CA Formerly Professions Healthcare Inc. 1800 WestWind Dr. 93301

Carlsbad, CA Formerly American Occupational Medicine 5810 El Camino Real 92008

Carlsbad, CA Formerly Palomar Physical Therapy 5611 Palmer Way Suite A 92008

Escondido, CA Formerly Industrial Family Medical Care 860 West Valley Parkway, Suite 150 92025

Gardena, CA Formerly CenterPointe Medical Group 16630 S. Broadway St. 90248

Gilroy, CA Formerly Pinnacle HealthCare 7793 Wren Avenue 95020

Irwindale, CA Formerly Foothill Medical Group 6520 N. Irwindale Ave. 91702

Murrieta, CA Formerly Industrial Family Medical Care 25285 Madison Ave. 92562

Redwood City, CA Formerly Workforce Medical Group 201 Arch Street 94062

Saugus, CA Formerly First Care Occupational Medical Group 22840 Soledad Canyon Road 91350

Valencia, CA Formerly FirstCare Occupational Medical Group 25327 Avenue Stanford 91355

East Windsor, NJ Formerly Medical Emergency Treatment 441 Route 130 08520

Ontario, CA (fold in) Formerly Inland Industrial Medical Group

Turlock, CA (fold in) Formerly Trinity Occupational Health

Dallas, TX (fold in) Formerly OccuCare Medical Center