Occupational Health Center

occupational health center


Catawba Valley Medical Center’s Occupational Health Center has served employers in the Unifour region since 1992. We offer comprehensive services to companies that want to improve the health, safety, and productivity of their employees. Occupational Medicine certified providers treat and manage care of work related injuries and communicate with employees, employers, as well as Worker’s Compensation Insurance adjustors to assure the best care possible. We also offer a range of pre-employment testing options to help employers match potential employees with the demands of the position.

We focus on prevention and early intervention, and can tailor a medical program that fits your company’s specific needs. At all times, our focus is on returning employees to work in the safest, quickest, most efficient way possible.

Our services include:

We pride ourselves on both our ability to return employees to work quickly after injury and the strong relationships we build with our employers and their employees. Our primary goals are to provide our clients and their employees with:

  • Comprehensive services
  • Coordinated care from beginning to end
  • A focus on injury prevention and early treatment intervention
  • Doctor who is board certified in occupational medicine
  • Reliable, prompt and courteous medical care
  • An emphasis on returning to work
  • On-site specialty medical services
  • Thorough, timely and direct communication

Medical Staff

Kim Pennell, RN Industrial Health Nurse

Phil Killian, PA-C


Debbie Leger, Director

3521 Graystone Place, Suite 201, Conover, NC
Phone: 828.326.3231
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am – 4pm

Work related injuries occurring after hours are treated in our Fast Track/Emergency Department. Occupational Health retrieves records and follow up is performed the next business day. 

Medical Services