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Finding Great Care

Finding great occupational medical care isn't difficult. Just look for a staff with experience. A doctor who talks with your employees, not at them. A doctor who listens and consistently researches the latest, proven methods to provide the most effective care. A practice with the latest training and technology. Choosing the right occupational medical care is easy. In fact, the right choice is right on your screen…

Dr. Benito Gallardo and the staff of WorkMed Occupational Health in Las Cruces offers a variety of work medicine services so you can ensure you’re healthy and get back to work as soon as possible. We accept patients who are sent to us through workers’ compensation claims, to receive physicals that meet OSHA requirements, and those looking to find work in an industry that requires pre-employment drug testing and physicals. Our specialist, Dr. Gallardo, and our nurse practitioner Wanda Poncik have extensive backgrounds in occupational medicine and can help you so you can get back to work ASAP.

The Working Choice For Occupational Medical Care.


  1. Decrease lost time from work
  2. Expedite return to work
  3. Increase employee morale

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  1. Flexible hours
  2. Walk-ins welcome
  3. Handicapped-accessible

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Occupational Medical Care

Working Together To Get Employees Back To Work.

Trabajando juntos para que los empleados volver al trabajo.

2525 S. Telshor, Suite 16-108, Las Cruces, NM 88011 phone:1.575.521.1919 fax:1.575.521.1676

Se habla espanol

Who We Are

Workmed Occupational Health was founded by Dr. Benito Gallardo in 2008. Dr. Gallardo comes from a military occupational health background. After leaving the military, he worked in various clinics in Las Cruces before deciding to open his own practice in 1999. Dr. Gallardo is a member of the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME).

What We Do

At WorkMed Occupational Health, we make it our goal to get you back to work. So whether you require a medical examination for your work-related injury or exposure, or need to complete a physical to start a job, we have you covered. We offer same day appointments and walk-ins. Our services include:


WorkMed offers a variety of medical and screening services designed to help employers meet government regulations and other legal concerns. Pre-placement screening can reduce workers’ comp costs and improve worker performance. High-risk situations can be identified and recommendations can be made to reduce the potential of sustaining an injury. Physical exam programs include:

  • HAZMAT physicals
  • Pre-employment and post-offer physicals
  • DOT physicals
  • Fitness for duty
  • Respirator compliance

We also offer on-site drug and alcohol testing. Because every workplace is different, we can arrange to do substance abuse testing and meet your company's specific requirements. WorkMed provides complete management of all drug testing programs, including:

  • Pre Employment, DOT, Random testing
  • Post-accident
  • Reasonable suspicion
  • Return-to-duty, follow-up drug testing
Impairment Ratings and Independent Medical Exams:

Dr. Gallardo is a Certified Medical Examiner. His comprehensive training and experience allow him to correctly apply the principles of the American Medical Association (AMA) guides to perform timely and quality impairment ratings with some of the fastest turnaround times in the area.

Convenient, One-Stop Lab Work Right in Our Office

If your employees should require laboratory tests for health screenings, urinalysis or blood work, you can count on WorkMed to provide prompt results. We work with a variety of certified labs and lab results come back in a timely manner, while many test results can be given on the spot.

We can also provide hearing and vision tests, X-rays, spirometry tests and even respirator fittings to make sure your employees are in compliance.

Contact WorkMed Occupational Health in Las Cruces

If you have any questions or would like to set an appointment, please feel free to call us at 1.575.521.1919. We look forward to helping you.