USA Health Industrial Medicine provides acute care services for work-related injuries and preventive care for work related illnesses.
By Nichelle Smith
USA Health Industrial Medicine, located at 1976 Michigan Avenue, is now accepting new patients at its office near downtown Mobile in Brookley Field. Specializing in workers’ compensation evaluation, treatment, physical exams and medical surveillance, USA Health Industrial Medicine provides acute care services for work-related injuries and preventive care for work related illnesses.
Robert Ross III, M.D., M.P.H., medical director of USA Health Industrial Medicine and Romarius Longmire, M.D., M.P.H., occupational and environmental medicine physician at USA Health Industrial Medicine, focus on the well-being and productivity of workers by addressing the prevention and management of worker’s compensation evaluation and disability. They also perform pre-employment evaluations and testing to meet the growing needs of employers in our area.
Ross has practiced medicine in Mobile for more than 41 years and became the first residency trained and board-certified occupational medicine specialist in Mobile in 1993. He also was the first to develop an industrial medicine program in 1994. He is a certified medical review officer, certified DOT Medical Examiner, a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Preventative Medicine.
Ross earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed residency training in Occupational Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received a Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He is a Certified Medical Review Officer, Certified DOT Medical Examiner, a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Preventative Medicine.
Longmire is a veteran of the United States Army where he served as a physician in the Medical Corps and an officer. He is a proven leader with a strong focus on improving health in the workplace, increasing workplace safety, reducing disability, and decreasing ergonomic hazards through research and application of analytical sciences such as mathematics, epidemiology and biostatistics.
A West Point graduate, he earned his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and completed his residency training in Occupational and Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He also received his Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins - Bloomberg School of Public Health.
USA Health Industrial Medicine is open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, with no appointment necessary. Call (251) 660-5910 or visit www.southindustrial.com for more information.