Our Team

our-team

  • Steven

    Steven A. Gest, M.D., CEO, Founder and Medical Director

    A graduate of Thomas Jefferson University (1985), Dr. Gest is board certified in Family Practice (AAMS) and Emergency Medicine (AAPS). After completing thirteen years of Emergency Medicine practice and management, he now dedicates his full time focus to Occupational Medicine. He is a valued advisor and sought after speaker in Occupational Medicine injury prevention and treatment. Dr. Gest is a pioneer in the field of Telemedicine and an active member in the American Telemedicine Association. He is also active in utilization review and is the Owner/Medical Director of Physicians’ Utilization Review Medical Group.

  • Dr. Patricia Hopp, COO, Partner and Co-Founder

    Dr. Hopp received her MS and PhD at the University of California, San Francisco, where she currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor. Dr. Hopp specializes in occupational health, population management and injury prevention with an emphasis on statistics and quantitative data analysis.

    Dr. Hopp’s interests include international health care, travel medicine and diving/hyperbaric medicine. She participated in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) Role Delineation Study and is a certified trainer for DOT drug and alcohol testing. In addtion to leading SCOMC’s business operations, Dr. Hopp heads SCOMC’s national nurse care management division.