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The Occupational Health Service Institute (OHSI)

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Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinics

Comprehensive occupational and environmental healthcare provider at University of Illinois and Cook County Hospitals.

Mission

To provide high quality occupational and environmental health care services to the residents of our Region

Services

  • Evaluation and treatment of occupational and environmental injuries and diseases, such as: Asthma, allergies, asbestos-related diseases, cancer, toxicology conditions, carpal tunnel syndrome, sick building syndrome
  • Medical consultations to other health care providers
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs)
  • Medical surveillance evaluations
  • Foreign travel examinations and immunizations

Location and appointments
The UIC Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic is located in University Health Service
835 South Wolcott, Room E-144
Chicago, Illinois 60612

To schedule an appointment at the University of Illinois Clinic, please call 312-413-0369

The Cook County Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic is located in Fantus Clinic
637 South Winchester, 4th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60612

To schedule and appointment at the Cook County Hospital Clinic, please call 312-633-5310

Woodlawn Health Center of Cook County
6337 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

To schedule and appointment at the this clinic,
please call,312-747-7732

Cost

Competitive and affordable.
Insurance is accepted.

Staff

The Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinics are part of the clinical services provided by teaching faculty of the Great Lakes Centers for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health of the University of Illinois School of Public Health, a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. The clinics are members of the Association of Occupational Environmental Clinics (AOEC) and share the same faculty. Our physicians are board certified in Occupational Medicine and have between five and 25 years experience in providing services in both public and private sectors. In addition our group includes industrial hygienists and Occupational Health nurses thereby allowing for a full range of occupational health services.

Linda Forst MD, MPH is the Director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic at the University of Illinois. Rachel Rubin MD,MPH is the Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Cook County Hospital.

Dr. Linda Forst is board certified in Internal and Occupational Medicine. As Associate Professor in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in the School of Public Health, Dr. Forst teaches courses to medical and public health students.

Dr. Rachel Rubin is board certified in Internal and Occupational Medicine. Dr. Rubin is President of the Association of Occupational Environmental Clinics. She is Assistant Professor at Rush Medical College and University of Illinois School of Public Health.

Both Drs., Forst and Rubin have experience in acute injury care, management of a comprehensive workers compensation program and care of occupational diseases.

 

 
 
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