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Northwestern Occupational Health

Welcome To Northwestern Occupational Health

Keeping Workers Healthy in Our Community

A healthy workforce is an important component of a healthy business. Northwestern Occupational Health provides a comprehensive range of services specially designed and customized to meet the unique occupational health needs of employers and their workforce.

Key Occupational Health Services

  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Exams
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Hearing Testing
  • Physical, Respirator, OSHA Exams
  • Work Rehabilitation Program
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Behavioral Medicine with Licensed Psychologist
  • On-site Services, in the Workplace
  • On-site Prevention Services
  • Wellness Offerings

The Northwestern Occupational Health (NOH) Clinic is located on the second floor in the Cobblestone Health Commons on the campus of Northwestern Medical Center. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. After hours care is provided by NMC's Emergency Department. Alternatively, employees can visit the Northwestern Walk-in Clinic in Georgia for care during extended evening and weekend hours. Follow-up care is coordinated with NOH the following business day for those employers who choose that service.

NOH works closely with clients to understand their work environment, to provide early and safe return to work for injured workers and to identify and assist them with all of their occupational health needs.

NOH was the proud recipient of the 2006 Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation Business Award.

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Meet Our Providers

Austin Sumner, CIME, MD, MPH

Austin Sumner, CIME, MD, MPH

Dr. Sumner is a certified Independent Medical Examiner who is board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is particularly interested in disability assessment of back and neck injuries with a neurological deficit, and complex regional pain syndrome. - Click here for more information.

Doreen Benoit, FNP

Doreen Benoit, FNP

Doreen is an advance practice registered nurse (APRN), board certified as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) and has been practicing since 2001. She has worked in Occupational Health and Primary Care settings for 11 years, and worked for NOH since April 2009. - Click here for more information.