Occupational Physician

What is an Occupational Physician?

An Occupational Physician provides a range of services relating to the health of employers and employees. They consider medical issues within the wider context of their psychosocial, industrial and motivational frameworks. They play a key role in communicating with employers, businesses and government. The specialty encompasses prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. It deals with health issues of:

  • The individual worker
  • Populations of workers
  • Their interaction with their environment
  • The “health” of the employing organisation.


Dr John C Sowby

M.B., B.S., M.O.H.S., F.A.F.O.E.M., R.A.C.P., C.I.M.E., G.E.P.I.

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