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Akeso Completes the Acquisition of Immediate Medical Center, Adding Four Los Angeles-Based Clinics to Its Rapidly Growing Occupational Health Network and Expanding to a Total of 20 Clinics Statewide

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January 12, 2023 GMT

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 12, 2023--

Akeso Occupational Health announced today the acquisition of Immediate Medical Center, a premier occupational health provider with four southern California clinics located in Commerce, Lakewood, La Mirada, and Paramount. With this acquisition Akeso achieves an important milestone of growing to a total of 20 clinics throughout California.

“I can’t think of a more exciting way to start the new year than announcing our acquisition of Immediate Medical Center, one of Los Angeles’ busiest and longest operating occupational health providers. Immediate Medical Center has operated in the LA area for over 35 years, providing a full range of injury care, drug testing, physical examinations, physical therapy and on-site care to its clients. We are excited to join forces with their great team of providers and staff in order to better serve our Southern California clients,” said Chuck Kruger, CEO of Akeso.


Dr. Joseph Guererro, who will continue with the company as Akeso’s Area Medical Director, added “Immediate Medical is proud to announce the acquisition and partnership with Akeso Occupational Health. We look forward to the stewardship by such an excellent team and we welcome their professionalism. Our team is energized to more forward and deliver top quality care to our patients.”

About Akeso Occupational Health (

Akeso Occupational Health operates 20 occupational medicine clinics that improve injured worker outcomes through a focus on the patient and a commitment to better partnerships with the payor. The experts at Akeso believe the key to fixing the workers’ compensation system centers around a dedicated group of physicians committed to the right care, without financial incentives for over-treating injured workers. These highly skilled physicians are backed by a clinical organization that works more closely with the insurance carrier and employer to make sure that the right care is delivered in a timelier manner.

About Immediate Medical Center (

Immediate Medical Center strives to preserve its commitment to quality by effectively communicating with its clients, while treating and educating our patients with cost effective services and an emphasis on open lines of communication. Our occupational medicine clinics have been a trusted resource to a wide range of industries, school districts and municipalities throughout southern California for more than 35 years.


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Chief Executive Officer

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