In the late 1990s, Vijay Eyunni, M.D., M.P.H. along with other key partners, recognized the power of teaming with employers, workers, insurers, health and safety leaders, and medical specialists to deliver focused and integrated occupational health services.

Minnesota Occupational Health joined with Summit Orthopedics to help manage serious orthopedic injuries.

With four locations, twelve providers and five ergonomic/occupational therapists, MOH’s locations and key leadership consist of:

Chad Nelson, Director of MOH


Sarah Morgan, MOH Operations Manager

Jim Sebesta, MOH Business Development Manager

Bob Weeks, Senior Business Development

Kim Johnson, Business Development

Jenny Buechner, Workers Compensation Coordinator

Kendra Martin, Workers Compensation Coordinator

MOH Medical Providers

Vijay R. Eyunni, M.D., M.P.H.
Occupational Medicine Physician

“My love for baseball and golf makes me realize patient care is all about getting each patient back to 100%, giving them the opportunity to get back to what they love.”

John L. Kipp, M.D., J.D.
Occupational Medicine Physician

“Injured workers are like injured athletes – they usually want to get back in the game as soon as possible. In occupational medicine, we help them do that.”

Kevin Wall, M.D., M.P.H.
Occupational Medicine Physician

“Our patients benefit from seeing providers with specialty training in occupational medicine and unique knowledge of the conditions and demands of their job. Employers benefit from efficient care, clear communication and an overall philosophy that minimizes disability, and promotes ability.”

Michael Lockheart, M.D., M.P.H., FACOEM, MCIME
Occupational Medicine Physician

“Occupational medicine is a team sport. My patients and their employers value a collaborative approach to quickly return to work and play.”

Peter Swann, M.D., FACOEM, FAAFP, MRO
Occupational Medicine Physician

“My training as a former Army physician was all about providing high quality care to speed recovery and return soldiers to mission readiness. My civilian mission is the same; speedy diagnosis and effective treatment to speed employee return to health and work.”

Maria Starchook‐Moore, M.D., M.P.H.
Occupational Medicine Physician

Maria Starchook‐Moore, M.D., M.P.H. comes to Minnesota Occupational health after completing her residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at HealthPartners. “I have been a clinician since 2012 and, while in training developed a special interest in work with Public safety professionals and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Originally from Eastern Europe, I am fluent in Russian, Romanian, Moldovan and Spanish.”

Kelsy Kuehn, MS, PA-C
Physician Assistant

“Ensuring healthy, safe workers is the goal, whether DOT or merchant marine exams to the return of an injured worker to full, safe, productive functionality.”

Megan Johnson, DNP, APRN
Advanced Practice Certified Nurse Practitioner

“The goal is to promote the health and safety of people at work through prevention and early intervention. Our profession of occupational safety and health is vital to the dignity of work!”

Sarah Meyers, DNP, APRN
Advanced Practice Certified Nurse Practitioner


Mackenzie Bestul, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Mackenzie Bestul, PA-C is a physician assistant originally from Waconia, MN. I went to the University of St. Thomas for undergrad in St. Paul, MN and St. Ambrose University for PA school in Davenport, IA. I have loved immersing myself in the occupational medicine field and cannot wait to see what the future holds for me at Minnesota Occupational Health.

Thomas Hennessey, M.D.
Emergency Medicine Physician

“I find working with injured workers and assisting in their timely return to work rewarding. Equally, pre-employment evaluations with periodic monitoring and re-evaluation helps to ensure a safe worker experience.”

Daniel D. Foley, M.D.
Emergency Medicine Physician

“It’s rewarding to treat patients with work-related injuries because we help people get back to work and back to their lives. It’s also great to see how much they appreciate easy access to such comprehensive care.”

Austin N. Indritz, M.D.
Emergency Medicine Physician

“The value that MOH physicians bring is twofold: their expertise in patient screening and patient care, and their knowledge of workplace regulations.”

William Isaksen, M.D.
Emergency Medicine Physician

“What’s best for employees is also best for the employer – speeding their recovery so they can return to their job ASAP.”