RENOWN HEALTH NEWS RELEASE:
Renown Occupational Health Network announces the hiring of Troy W. Ross, M.D., MPH as a new occupational health physician. In his new role Ross will work with employers, insurers and third party administrators to help identify, mitigate and treat occupational exposures and injuries.
Ross has extensive experience working in occupational health and is board certified in preventive medicine and board eligible in occupational medicine. After attending medical school at Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md., Ross completed two residencies–one in orthopedic surgery at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Ga., and another in preventive medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash.
Throughout his clinical practice, Ross focused on occupational and primary care medicine serving active duty soldiers and their families. He served in the army for more than 20 years and held administrative and leadership positions including unit command, clinic chief and hospital department manager. Ross recently returned from a 15-month deployment in Iraq as the 4th Infantry Division preventive medicine physician.
“We are extremely fortunate to welcome someone of Dr. Ross’ skill and expertise to Renown Occupational Health,” said Kirk Gillis, vice president of workers’ compensation.
Combining the skill, expertise and technology of northern Nevada’s largest health network, Renown Occupational Health Network offers the convenience of 14 occupational medicine locations, including two ERs, excellent care by occupational health and occupational medicine practitioners, and compliance with federal, state and client-specific treatment, return-to-work and reporting protocols.
Renown Occupational Health is sold through Hometown Health, the insurance division of Renown Health, and workers’ compensation insurance, third party administration and self-insured group partnerships.