The goal of preventive and occupational medicine physicians at Mayo Clinic is to reduce the medical, financial, and occupational burdens of preventable disease and injury through prevention, screening, and education. Specialists are trained in internal medicine or family practice and are committed to providing quality medical care to patients. Several of the specialty's physicians are board-certified in preventive, occupational and/or aviation medicine. There are 22 specialists providing services in Minnesota and three in Arizona.
Preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine services include:
In mid-February, 2011, flu-like symptoms caused Suzanne Vela to leave work early to try to recover quickly from fatigue and a persistent cough. Several days of rest at home did not seem to improve her symptoms and Javier Vela, Suzanne's ...