Languages Spoken: English
Board-certified occupational medicine physician Richard Sturm, MD, has more than 20 years of experience. In that time, Dr. Sturm has found that the two key points to occupational medicine are understanding the patient and understanding the job of the patient.
As a specialist in the field of occupational medicine, Dr. Sturm works with employers, employees and other health care professionals to address job health and safety issues, and to prevent workplace injury and illness. If an injury or illness occurs, he provides prompt diagnosis and an effective treatment strategy - with the goal of getting the individual back to life's activities and work with maximum function as quickly as possible. Dr. Sturm's areas of special interest include department of transportation physicals, Occupational Safety and Health Administration medical surveillance, toxicology in the workplace and workplace injuries. (11/12)
Michigan State College of Human Medicine (Degree earned: MD)
Cook County Hospital - Occupational Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Occupational Medicine - American Board of Preventive Medicine