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AKMC Welcomes New Occupational Medicine Specialists

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Natrona Heights, Pa., – Alle-Kiski Medical Center (AKMC) is pleased to announce that Charles P. Prezzia, MD, MPH, MMM and Walter W. Hoover, MD have joined its medical staff and are practicing in its occupational medicine program, HealthWorks.

Dr. Hoover joins HealthWorks as its Medical Director. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Hoover is board certified in Internal and Occupational Medicine, is a certified Medical Review Officer and has been practicing medicine for over 29 years.

Board certified in Occupational Medicine, Family Practice and Forensic Medicine and a certified Medical Review Officer, Dr. Prezzia received his Doctor of Medicine degree at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Prezzia has over 25 years of experience in Occupational Medicine. His experience includes 11 years as Chief Medical Officer for a Fortune 300 multi-national corporation and 12 years experience establishing and operating a large private practice in the Detroit-Toledo area. He holds multiple professional and academic appointments, lectures around the country. His work has been published in medical journals and he also serves on the Board of Directors of MROCC which certifies Medical Review Officers.

Drs. Prezzia and Hoover join Susan Ann Eisenman, MD, MPH in AKMC’s HealthWorks program.

HealthWorks specializes in preventative medical and managed care services provided by Occupational Medicine specialists to employers and their employees. They provide workers compensation programs, employment health exams, drug and alcohol testing and offer other work-related value added services. HealthWorks can be reached for more information by calling 724-226-7045.


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