Dennis W. Stephens, MD

Dennis W. Stephens, M.D., Vice President of Medical Affairs, is board-certified in family medicine and has considerable experience in occupational medicine.

Dr. Stephens is responsible for clinical quality oversight. He consults to WorkCare clients on health and productivity management, Family and Medical Leave Act clarification, injury and disability management and related areas. He provides coverage for onsite clinics, telephonic care management, and is involved in the review of  medical surveillance exam results. He serves as a Medical Review Officer for drug test interpretation and OSHA compliance monitoring. In addition, he is a member of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.

Prior to joining WorkCare, Dr. Stephens served as Medical Director for a San Leandro, Calif.-based medical center and as a practicing family physician for many years in Southern California.

Dr. Stephens’ background and training in family medicine, combined with his extensive knowledge in disease prevention, wellness and nutrition, contributes to his ability to help employees restore and maintain their health and be productive contributors at work and at home.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and his Medical Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Stephens has contributed to numerous medical publications and remains committed to patient and employer education and health promotion.

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