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Occupational Medicine

Jeffrey Westpheling, MD

Jeffrey Westpheling, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Westpheling oversees the Occupational Medicine team. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa and completed his Master of Public Health at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. He completed residencies in both Family and Occupational Medicine, at Northeast Medical Education Foundation and UIHC, respectively. 

Dr. Westpheling is certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is also certified as a Medical Review Officer and DOT Commercial Driver Medical Examiner.  He is also a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Occupational Medicine provides the highest quality of care to keep employees healthy and working. Services include evaluation and treatment of work related injuries, physical examinations and diagnostic screening. 


MercyCare partners with employers to provide:

  • Management, treatment, and care coordination of workplace injuries
  • Employment physicals, diagnostic screenings, drug and alcohol testing
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) and Impairment Ratings


  • Post Job Offer
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Respiratory
  • Executive
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Drug Screens

  • DOT Drug Screens
  • Non-DOT Drug Screens
  • Post Job Offer
  • Post Accident
  • Random
  • Probable Cause
  • Medical Review Officer Services
  • Breath Alcohol Testing
  • After hours drug and alcohol testing through Emergency Department


    • Hepatitis B
    • Tetanus
    • Flu (clinic or company site)


      • Hearing
      • Vision
      • Spirometry
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Chest X-ray
      • Lab testing


      • Detailed file analysis and review
      • Workplace review
      • Complete history
      • Physical exam
      • Diagnosis
      • Causation
      • Prognosis
      • Treatment recommendations
      • Maximum Medical Improvement status
      • Impairment Ratings
      • Work restrictions


      MercyCare occupational medicine services are located at several convenient locations:

      Locations offer select services. For more information about the services offered at each location call 319-558-0303.

      Business Health Solutions also provides access to Mercy's Work Injury Rehabilitation Center which partners with local employers to create programs to reduce injury rates, as well as educate employees on the risk factors that may lead to injury.