Specializing In
Occupational Medicine

 

Occupational Medicine is the branch of medicine that determines causation and helps manage the treatment of workplace injuries. Causation, in the context of occupational medicine, is the legal term that describes the relationship between the need for medical care and a specific work-related accident.

Our pledge to both the employer and injured worker is that we will provide you excellent medical care. Without this, complications will occur, treatment will be prolonged and medical costs will rise.

Besides providing great care, we understand the workers' compensation system, and its impact on your company's financial health. We believe something that can be cured in 3 weeks, shouldn’t take 8 weeks to heal. It is not enough to fix the problem; we must also fix the problem as efficiently as possible.

Preserving the
Excellence of Workers

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Injury Prevention

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Effective care of the worker

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Aggressive management of the early treatment process

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Early, appropriate return to work

Osha First Aid Standards

We are experts with the OSHA First Aid Standards and how it impacts your company’s recordable bottom line. Our first duty is to ensure the injured employee is medically stable. Once this is established, we make every effort to follow the criteria established within the OSHA First Aid Standards. Click here to view a PDF listing on how to determine a first-aid case.

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Meet Samer R. Choksi, MD, MPH

Dr. Choksi is the founder of Jet Medical Center® and is both, a board-certified physician within the field of Occupational Medicine and a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). He completed initial training and internship in family medicine with subsequent advanced sub-specialty training in Occupational Medicine at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He currently holds dual faculty positions as an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine within the College of Medicine, and as an Affiliate Assistant Professor within The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida. In short, he teaches other doctors the art and science of medicine as it relates to his specialty of Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Choksi completed his undergraduate studies at Jacksonville University (Jacksonville, FL) with a Major in Biology and double minors in Chemistry and History. While concluding his undergraduate degree, he developed an interest in Public Health Medicine and completed a Master’s of Public Health degree in Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Tulane University (New Orleans, LA). It was during this education, Dr. Choksi became involved in HIV research and this prompted him to pursue a career in medicine, which he completed at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI) in 2002.

Seasoned, fair and balanced in worker’s compensation litigation, Dr. Choksi’s expert opinion is regarded as one of the most qualified in the state. He is medically trained in occupational medicine causation, that is, to determine if the medical problem from which a patient or employee is suffering is specifically related to the work-related incident in question. His proven track record for appropriately treating and documenting injuries ensures that a specialist will care for your employee from injury to recovery.

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