Center for Occupational Medicine

We believe that providing expert treatment for work place injuries reduces lost work time and increases productivity. Providing thorough physical examinations and mandated tests increases the health and well-being of your employees.

The Center for Occupational Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center is your one stop source for the following services: 

  • Expert treatment of workplace injuries
  • Onsite radiology services
  • Pre-placement physicals tailored to your specific requirements
  • All Mandated tests meeting OSHA requirements
  • Drug and alcohol testing with a certified MRO services
  • Comprehensive reasonable suspicion training, random pool management
  • Return to work testing, including functional capacity testing if requested
  • Respirator physicals and pulmonary function tests
  • Immunizations
  • Fit testing
  • Audiograms

The Center specializes in meeting your occupational health needs, and emphasizes aggressive communication, case management, and early return to work. 

Use of the Center has many advantages. It can assist with driving down the medical cost for treatment of routine injuries by providing an alternative to the emergency room. It can reduce lost work time as there is not waiting for injury treatment. All follow-up visits are by appointment. The Center staff has extensive experience and training in the treatment of workplace injuries. We are dedicated exclusively to providing services needed at the workplace: treatment of occupational injuries, mandated testing, and physical examinations.

The Center is an approved provider for most major workers compensation insurers and third party administrators.



Luningning C Gatchalian MD joined staff in 1997
Dorothy Ourvan, DO, joined the staff in 1997
Mordecai Wertheim, joined the staff in 2013

All three physicians are certified medical review officers.
Clinical Staff of 3 full time registered nurses, 3 full time Medical Assistants, 1 Radiological Technician.


360 Essex Street - Suite 203
Hackensack, NJ
Phone: 551-996-8686
Fax: 201-342-3456


7:30AM - 4:00PM Monday thru Friday
Services provided for by appointment and by walk-in.


Satellite Office for HackensackUMC Employees:
6 Conklin room 6597 Phone: 551-996-8663
Call 551-996-8686 for hours
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 7:30AM - 12:00 Noon and 1:00PM - 4:00PM


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