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D. Winston Cheshire, MD, QME

D. Winston Cheshire, MD, QME

Chief Medical Officer,
Board Certified Occupational Medicine

D. Winston Cheshire, MD is the Chief Medical Officer at ProCare Work Injury Center, an Akeso company. After graduation from the University of Miami School of Medicine and several years in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Cheshire discovered Occupational Medicine and found his professional home. He enjoys treating workers as he respects their efforts daily to benefit themselves, their families and society.

The Workers' Compensation system when functioning as designed provides workers and employers medical oversight to insure a safe, productive and rewarding  workplace environment in which to practice their chosen vocational and business endeavors and affords excellent, efficient medical care, if an unfortunate injury or illness occurs. The challenge of this mandate directs our continuing best efforts at ProCare.

After additional post doctoral studies at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he became board certified by The American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine.


Dr. Cheshire has practiced in outpatient clinic settings, onsite employer clinics and has been on staff at Hoag Hospitals Health system for 28 years. He opened ProCare in Irvine in 2006 as the clinic rapidly expanded.  As an integral part of his practice, he has treated employees  from and consulted on health and safety issues with private employers, large and small, public agencies and health care facilities.


He is certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator in California and as ProCare's Chief Medical Officer, he oversees all clinical programs from pre-employment and Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing programs to adherence to MTUS treatment guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of injured workers in the State of California.