Concentra Center

Concentra Acquires Carolina Occupational Healthcare

Beginning July 30, the name of the center will be Concentra Downtown Columbia

ADDISON, Texas — July 30, 2018 — Concentra®, the nation’s leader in occupational medicine, today announced the acquisition of Carolina Occupational Healthcare in Columbia, South Carolina. This acquisition marks another strategic expansion of Concentra and the introduction of a new model for occupational health care to Columbia. As part of the conversion, the name of the center will change to Concentra Downtown Columbia and the staff will transition to Concentra to ensure uninterrupted delivery of care.

As a community-based provider of occupational health care services, Dr. Mitchell Hegquist and Carolina Occupational Healthcare have proudly served employers and employees in and around Columbia, South Carolina since the early 1990s. This strong commitment to the community was a key factor in the acquisition and supports Concentra’s vision to provide superior health care services.

“Dr. Hegquist and Carolina Occupational Healthcare are well known among local employers and employees and we look forward to building upon their solid reputation for quality care,” said Barry Magnus, MD, Vice President of Medical Operations. “Through this acquisition, Concentra will bring its own distinctive service offering to the region and we are excited to see what we can do together to benefit this community in both the short- and long-term.”

With nearly 40 years of experience and recognition as the premier provider of occupational medicine, Concentra will effectively meet the growing demand for comprehensive health services for employers and their employees. In addition to occupational health and urgent care medical services, Concentra will offer a range of services including injury care, physical therapy, and other employer-related health services from this new location.

Concentra has been the leading provider of occupational medicine services, delivering exceptional heath care to patients across the country. With more than 680 locations nationwide, Concentra offers quality, efficient medical care to meet the needs of employers and their employees, at convenient times and locations. For a complete list of locations, visit



About Concentra

Concentra, a division of Select Medical, is a leading health care company focused on improving the health of America’s workforce, one patient at a time. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company currently provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services from 530 medical centers in 44 states. In addition to these medical center locations, Concentra currently serves employers by providing a broad range of health advisory services and operating more than 130 onsite medical facilities and more than 30 community-based outpatient clinics.