ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2016) – Rajy S. Abulhosn, M.D., has joined WorkCare as an Associate Medical Director and member of its consulting occupational physician team.
Dr. Abulhosn is based at LEI Medical Group, an occupational medicine clinic operated by WorkCare in San Diego, Calif. He performs medical surveillance and other physical exams for a diverse range of clients including educational, engineering and health care organizations, law enforcement agencies, manufacturers, oil and gas producers, and temporary staffing firms. He also provides business and leisure travel-related counseling, vaccinations and medications.
“I’m thrilled to be part of the WorkCare team,” Dr. Abulhosn said. “I believe I have the training, experience and depth of commitment that is needed to be an advocate for worker health and safety while aligning with organizational business objectives. With the LEI clinic as our home base, I feel we are exceptionally well-positioned to serve the needs of employers in Southern California, including those with sites in Mexico.”
“Given his background and enthusiasm, we expect Dr. Abulhosn to make significant contributions as part of our executive leadership team and to our growth and visibility, particularly in the greater San Diego area,” said William E. Nixon, WorkCare’s chief financial officer.
Dr. Abulhosn is available to advise companies on occupational health-related issues, serve as a consulting medical director and provide oversight for onsite clinical staff. In addition, he provides care guidance to employers and employees who use WorkCare’s telephonic injury triage service, Incident Intervention.
Dr. Abulhosn has extensive experience in health care and business settings. He was formerly a physician partner in the Occupational Medicine Department at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego, where was Medical Director of the Executive Health and Employee Wellness Program. His experience includes service as a district office medical consultant for the California State Compensation Insurance Fund and staff physician in family medicine at Mid-City Community Clinic in San Diego.
Dr. Abulhosn earned his Medical Doctorate at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Wash., his home town. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in media and journalism. Dr. Abulhosn completed a family practice residency program at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He is board-certified in family medicine, a certified member of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine.
His personal interests include spending time with his family, travel, physical fitness/exercise and soccer, current events, media and journalism, and he is an avid University of Washington sports fan.