SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Dr. Frederic Butler, Managing Physician and Medical Director at U.S. HealthWorks at the Kearney Mesa center in San Diego, 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. Butler has been a part of U.S. HealthWorks since 2008, when he joined the team in Kearney Mesa as a Managing Physician. He has been practicing occupational and urgent care medicine for 23 years.
“U.S. HealthWorks has a terrific reputation nationwide and it’s very rewarding to be part of this innovative and knowledgeable medical organization,” Dr. Butler said. “Being a Managing Physician is a vital role at our center that I take very seriously to insure that we are providing the best medical care possible.”
Dr. Butler began his medical education by earning his Medical Degree from the University Of Iowa College Of Medicine in 1988. After completing his internship at UC Davis East Bay Surgery Program at Alameda County Medical Center in 1989, Dr. Butler completed his residency from 2011-2012 in Preventive Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia.
In addition to his extensive medical experience, Dr. Butler is Board Certified by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and is a certified DOT Examiner by the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. He is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Western Occupational, and Environmental Medicine Associations.
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.