Mercy Clinic Launches Occupational Medicine

July 3, 2013

Dr. Montgomery will develop Mercy's occupational

medicine program in the Oklahoma City area

Debra Montgomery, D.O., M.P.H. has joined Mercy Clinic to develop its occupational medicine program in the Oklahoma City area.

Occupational medicine specialists work with business leaders to provide preventive health and wellness programs for employees, and manage injury, illness or disability care related to the workplace. She will offer services including:

  • Prompt and appropriate treatment, should injuries occur
  • Quick and safe return to work for both employee and employer
  • Communication and reports to keep you informed
  • Physical exams and screenings to detect potential problems
  • Compliance with industry safety standards (OSHA, DOT, ADA, HIPPA)
  • Worksite assessments and education to prevent job-related injuries
  • Disability ratings
  • Independent medical exams

Montgomery most recently served as medical director for IC of Oklahoma. She has more than 20 years of experience in occupational medicine, having worked for St. John’s Health System, HealthSouth, Amoco Corporation and Occumed of Tulsa.

Montgomery is board certified by the American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine. She earned her Master of Public Health in Occupational Medicine from The University of Oklahoma and her Doctor of Osteopathy from Oklahoma State University.

Mercy Clinic is a physician-governed group of more than 1,900 medical providers across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, Mercy Clinic is nearly 300 providers and 65 clinics statewide. With access to Mercy’s facilities, electronic health records, telemedicine and each other, Mercy Clinic providers can give their patients the best care available, regardless of the patient’s location. Patients of Mercy Clinic providers can connect to their own health records and health teams anywhere they connect to the Internet. For more information, visit

Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 32 hospitals, 300 outpatient facilities, 39,000 co-workers and 1,900 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more about Mercy, visit


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