The Center For Occupational Medicine Houston
Dr. Fred R Bakht, Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician, Board Certified Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Fred R Bakht, Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician in Houston, is also certified in Family Practice and has been practicing in Houston for over 35 years, caring for generations of families.

Dr. Bakht graduated from the University of Toronto in 1980 and then completed a residency in Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 1985. 

Since then Dr. Bakht has taught at Baylor College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor before going into fulltime patient care just over 25 years ago. He is also a graduate of the University of Texas School of Public Health where he obtained a Master's Degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Occupational Medicine. Besides his office work at the Center of Occupational Medicine, Dr. Bakht is an advisor and medical consultant to various industries and is a Medical Review Officer.

Corporate Health

The Center For Occupational Medicine in Houston is equipped with a team of experts and equipment needed to ensure employees are ready for the job. Our corporate occupational services in Houston include:

  • Pre-Employment Physicals
  • Injured employee treatment and return to work evaluations
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) services
  • Vision Testing
  • Audiology/Hearing Testing
  • Spirometry Testing
  • Alcohol Screening
  • EKG & Cardiac Stress Testing/Treadmill Stress Testing
  • Complete Lab Services for blood draws and urine drug screens
  • Drug Testing (urine & hair)
  • X-Ray services conveniently close by 
  • Global international immunizations and travel advice
Offshore Physical Exams Houston

Offshore Physical Exams

Occupations that require working offshore are among the most strenuous. They are both physically and mentally demanding jobs. Because of this, offshore medical exams are needed to ensure an employee is healthy and prepared for work out on the water in extreme conditions. The Center For Occupational Medicine provides pre-employment health screenings specifically for the oil and gas industry.

Saudi Visa Exams Houston

Saudi Visa Exams

The Center For Occupational Medicine specializes in administering lab and medical tests for Saudi visas. All tests are conducted by Dr. Bakht, a licensed physician with experience practicing occupational medicine. Dr. Bakht understands the necessary requirements that must be met during a checkup for a Saudi visa as well as the process for generating an acceptable medical report.

Houston Advanced Preventive Medicine

Advanced Preventive Medicine

Dr. Bakht has been a family physician with an additional over 35 years, with additional expertise in preventive medicine. He has partnered with a premier health company, MDVIP (value and prevention). In order to provider ongoing excellent primary health care for a small group of patients. The emphasis is on taking a proactive approach and preventing disease when possible.

Houston Independent Medical Examinations (IME)

Independent Medical Examinations (IME)

The Center For Occupational Medicine is your single-source solution for independent medical examinations. Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician Dr. Bakht works with corporations and insurance companies to evaluate work-related impairments. We will often review complex medical files and are able to provide a comprehensive dictation within 1 to 3 business days (mostly on the next business day) after the patient is seen. Dr. Bakht will utilize his 35 plus years of clinical experience using current standards of care to help guide decision making related to employee impairment. Dr. Bakht is trained in properly identifying and assessing occupational injuries to come to fair solutions while controlling medical costs. You’ll receive an easy-to-read, thorough IME report with highly accurate results that aid in decision making and reaching a quick claim closure.

Brief Health Review: Talc Powder

Brief Health Review: Talc Powder

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