U.S. HealthWorks acquires Lakeside Occupational Medical Centers, doubling its Florida footprint

Published August 11 2016
Updated August 11 2016

U.S. HealthWorks, one of the biggest operators occupational health and urgent care centers in the nation, has acquired Lakeside Occupational Medical Centers, adding 14 centers from Tampa to Orlando into its network.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The biggest acquisition ever by U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of San Francisco-based Dignity Health, will double the company's presence in Florida, making it the largest operator of occupational health centers in the state with 27 locations. Pinellas County based Lakeside Occupational currently serves more than 25,000 employers and their employees in central and southwest Florida.

"The addition of these centers will dramatically increase our footprint in Florida, an important state to our organization," said Joseph T. Mallas, president and CEO of U.S. HealthWorks. With its latest deal, the company's network has expanded to 244 medical and onsite clinics in 21 states.