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Occupational Health Services

DMC Occupational Health Services is conveniently located on the downtown campus of the Detroit Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading medical centers. Our focus is on your employees’ health and productivity, and direct communication to keep you informed. Expeditious treatment, recovery and return to maximum functioning is our goal. We provide a full range of occupational health services including routine clinical services and specialized clinical and consultation services.

Routine Occupational Health Clinical Services

  • Occupational injury and illness care
  • Preplacement evaluations
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Assessment of fitness for duty and work restrictions
  • Infectious disease exposures
  • On-site programs including health screenings and flu vaccinations

Specialized Clinical Services

  • Emergency treatment of occupational trauma
  • ADA and FMLA assessments
  • Determination of disability and impairment
  • Determination of causality/work-relatedness
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) 

Consultation Services


  • Regulatory (OSHA) compliance
  • Medical direction including corporate policies and procedures
  • Cancer cluster investigations
  • Workplace site visits
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) services

Printable Authorization Form
DMC Occupational Health Services clients can print and complete this AUTHORIZATION FORM
, to save time and expedite care.

Our Team
DMC Occupational Health Services is staffed by highly trained professionals, experienced in all facets of occupational health. Working with physicians and specialists throughout the Detroit Medical Center, the DMC Occupational Health Services team provides the highest level of medical care for each patient, and a full range of occupational health services for each client.

Our team is led by our DMC Occupational Health Services Corporate Medical Director, Mark Upfal, MD. Board certified in Occupational Medicine, Dr. Upfal is internationally recognized as an expert in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, as well as in the field of drug testing. Listed four times as one of Detroit’s top physicians, he brings an unparalleled level of expertise to the DMC Occupational Health Services team. Dr. Upfal has served on the board of directors of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and president of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association (MOEMA). Prior to his training as a physician, Dr. Upfal worked in industry as an industrial hygienist and safety engineer.

DMC Occupational Health Services Fast Track Emergency/After Hours Injury Care

Occupational health Services Fast Track service provides excellent and expeditious care around-the-clock at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital's Emergency Department (ED).

Detroit Receiving’s ED is the leading Southeast Michigan Level I Trauma center, staffed and equipped to handle all levels of job-related injuries. Detroit Receiving offers access to Detroit’s leading specialists making DMC Occupational Health Services the team to handle any occupational health emergency. Patients cared for after hours in the Fast Track clinic are assured timely follow-up care by DMC Occupational Health Services.

For a status report on a Fast Track patient, call the ED Clinical Coordinator at (313) 966-0705.

Program Leadership

Jim Russell
Executive Director
(313) 745-4174
  Pat Goins, RN, MSN, COHN-S, CCM
Clinical Manager
(313) 993-7731
Mark Upfal, MD, MPH
Corporate Medical Director
(313) 993-0509


Service Hours
DMC Occupational Health Services basic clinical services are available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Walk-ins welcome between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. 24/7/365 coverage through our Emergency Department Fast Track. Consultations performed by arrangement.

Contact Information
Appointments: (313)745-4522
Fax: (313) 745-3263
Specialist Referrals: (313) 966-7644

DMC Occupational Health Services is located in DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center, easily accessed from all major freeways.

DMC Occupational Health Services
University Health Center
4201 St. Antoine, Suite 4K
Detroit, MI 48201
Telephone: 313-745-4522
Fax:  313-745-32



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