About Us

OMS is a nationally-recognized team of physicians who work closely with Carnow Conibear and other Private Clients. Our interdisciplinary team applies decades of experience and cutting edge knowledge to address the medical needs of organizations of all sizes and types.

 

Shirley A. Conibear MD, MPH, FACPM
President

Dr. Conibear is a frequently published and renowned board-certified occupational medicine physician with over 35 years of experience. She has served as Consulting Medical Director to such firms as Milwaukee Road, Morton Chemical, ICI Paints, Waste Management, DAP, USG Corp and Akzo Nobel.  In the clinic, she performs and oversees comprehensive patient examinations that evaluate fitness-for-duty, short and long term disability and workers' compensation issues as well as US Civil Service Immigration and OSHA compliance physicals.

Dr. Conibear is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine and residency trained in Family Medicine. She holds a Medical Doctor (MD) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Illinois, where she is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor.  She teaches and supervises residents in Occupational Medicine during their practicum at the OMS.

Dr. Conibear is:

  • A certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) in good standing
  • A Designated Civil Surgeon for the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Fellow in College of Preventative Mid- Occupational Medicine
  • Licensed to practice medicine in 16 states

Virginia A. Evans, MD, MPH, FACEP
Director, Clinical Services – Occupational Medicine Physician

Dr. Evans is Board Certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and prior to joining The OMS, Ltd., practiced as a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in Cleveland, Ohio for over thirty years. She holds a Medical Doctor (MD) degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. She also holds a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Illinois – Chicago, where she continues to serve as an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in the UIC Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program.

In the clinic, she performs and oversees comprehensive patient examinations that evaluate fitness-for-duty, short and long term disability and workers’ compensation issues as well as US Civil Service Immigration and OSHA compliance physicals. Dr. Evans is also certified as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (Senior AME).

Dr. Evans is licensed to practice medicine in 12 states.