David Monahan has an extensive experience in the areas of
medicine encompassing Workers Comp. As a straight surgery
intern at Los Angeles County - USC General Hospital he encountered
a massive amount of trauma experience. Areas of expertise
which are particularly applicable are Orthopedics (fractures
and spine injuries), Ophthalmology (eye injuries) ENT ( ear
injuries, hearing trauma and facial wounds which include Plastic
Surgery for lacerations and Burn Care).
He completed an Intensive Residency in Occupational Medicine
at the University of California San Francisco and thoroughly
understands Workers Comp Laws as they pertain to treatment,
rehabilitation, drug testing and safety issues.
We do a variety of pre-employment physicals. They can include
drug testing; respirator clearance via spirometry; audiograms;
and chest and back x-rays. We visit job sites to get a better
understanding of light duty possibilities in order to enable
workers to return to the job as quickly as safety allows.
We work closely with employers and insurance claims representatives
and prepare DR's First Reports immediately. Timely updates
on injured workers are completed by our doctors and staff.
Our 25 years experience has included agriculture, shipping,
fabric manufacturing, restaurants, hotels, automotive repair,
steel fabrication, healthcare (hospitals, nursing homes,
dental offices), transportation (vans and trucks), marine
construction, toxic waste disposal, landscaping, construction,
retail sales, banking, utilities, and many other industries.
site x-ray, casting facilities, laceration repair, physical
therapy, slit lamp for treatment of eye injuries are only
some of the features of our clinic to diagnose and begin
treatment of an injured worker immediately.
We work closely with the local Hospital Emergency Room
doctors for more extensive injuries or after hour care.
We are available by phone 24 hours a day.
Our bilingual staff is essential in communicating with
many of the workers we see.