KANSAS CITY, MO – Dr. Daryl Thomas, Managing Physician and Medical Director in Kansas City, 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. Thomas has been a part of U.S. HealthWorks since 2013, when he joined the team in Kansas City as Facility Medical Manager, and was quickly promoted to Managing Physician. He has been practicing internal and occupational medicine for 27 years.
“Our U.S. HealthWorks team at our Kansas City clinics is a proud group of medical professionals who have a passion for offering outstanding quality and patient care,” Dr. Thomas said. “Our mission every day is to help our patients recover quickly and to reduce overall costs by providing the right care, the right away.”
Dr. Thomas’ medical career includes serving as Facility Medical Manager, Senior Facility Medical Manager and Regional Medical Director for OHS-COMPCARE in Kansas City. He previously was Medical Director/Chief Medical Officer, Hunter Health Clinic in Wichita.
He earned his MD Degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1982, and completed his Postgraduate Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1986.
Thomas is Board Certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Independence 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.