SOMERSET, N.J. – Dr. Eliot Kusnetz, Managing Physician and Medical Director at U.S. HealthWorks in Somerset, is one of many outstanding physicians that create the talented team of medical professionals at U.S. HealthWorks. The U.S. HealthWorks Managing Physician program recognizes leadership and management skills of the U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group in its continual pursuit of the Highest Quality of Care initiatives based on “exceptionalism.” The program goals are based on exceptional medical care delivered by exceptional medical providers.
U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group providers with outstanding clinical, leadership, and managerial skills are named Managing Physicians and utilize those skills to effect positive changes to the quality of care and performance of the U.S. HealthWorks centers.
“Managing Physicians are the ‘best of the best.’ The nomination process is rigorous and the election of candidates held to great scrutiny by their medical peers as well as their Operations and Sales colleagues,” said Dr. Mark Pucek, Chief Medical Officer. “A Managing Physician is a crucial position for U.S. HealthWorks. They are responsible for the center they manage, and take on a huge role, ensuring that we have well-cared for patients, and a productive staff of medical professionals.”
Dr. Kusnetz has been a part of U.S. HealthWorks since 2012, when he joined the team in Somerset as a Managing Physician and Medical Director. He has been practicing occupational medicine for 18 years.
“We have a great organization and terrific medical team in Somerset that cares tremendously about quality and patient care,” Dr. Kusnetz said. “Being a Medical Director and Managing Physician for U.S. HealthWorks is such an important and rewarding role. I love the responsibility that comes with it.”
Prior to joining U.S. HealthWorks, Dr. Kusnetz was Medical Director for Total Care Occupational Medicine in Somerset and Director of Employee Health at Somerset Medical Center. Dr. Kusnetz earned his MD degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1991. He then completed a residency in Family Medicine at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J., where he served as Chief Resident.
Following his residency, Dr. Kusnetz completed a fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, earning a Master’s of Public Health degree.
In addition to his extensive medical experience, Dr. Kusnetz is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, is the Medical Director of Chevra Hatzolah of Middlesex Volunteer EMS, and is a certified DOT Examiner by the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
About U.S. HealthWorks
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, is one of the country’s largest operators of occupational healthcare centers with 222 clinics and worksites in 19 states and more than 3,600 employees, including about 800 medical providers. Our centers collectively serve more than 13,000 patients each day, providing quality medical care to help employees return to work and allow employers to effectively manage claims and reduce lost work time. U.S. HealthWorks also offers special early return-to-work, injury prevention and ergonomics programs. For more information, please visit www.ushealthworks.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.