Awards & Distinctions

Doctors Medical Center of Modesto is a 461-bed, multi-specialty hospital and part of Tenet Health System, a nationwide provider of healthcare services. In the more than 50 years that we have served the Central Valley, we have achieved a growing list of recognitions.

DMC has the first Level II Verified Trauma Center in the region. This Trauma Center enables us to provide 24-hour emergency care, immediately have surgeons and anesthesiologists on hand and provide backup care for rural and community hospitals. As part of the Level II designation, we also provide continuing education for our trauma team and preventive outreach programs for the community.

Among other recognition:

  • Comprehensive Center Accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and​ Quality Improvement Program (American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Award 
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Stroke Gold Award, with designation as a Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Facility
  • American Heart Association Mission:  Lifeline Receiving Center Gold Level Recognition Award for Heart Attack Care
  • American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry - Get with the Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Heart Attack Care - one of only 197 hospitals in the US to receive this award
  • Recipient of the Leapfrog Group highest “A” rating for patient safety 5 times in a row
  • Accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - First hospital in region to receive designation
  • Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures distinction for heart attack, pneumonia, surgery and heart failure
  • Joint Commission Certified Diabetes Center Advanced Certification - Inpatient Diabetes
  • Designated as a Blue Distinction Center Plus for Spine Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna Center of Excellence Award Angioplasty, with and without stent, Cardiac defibrillator implant, COPD (pulmonary disease), Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Elective Cardiac Medical, Heart Valve Replacement, Pneumonia and Pulmonology Medical
  • First Certified Primary Stroke Center in Stanislaus County
  • Only Joint Commission Certified Joint Replacement Center in Stanislaus County
  • Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Recipient of the US Department of Health and Human Services/Critical Care Societies Collaborative Outstanding Achievement and Leadership Award for success in eliminating healthcare associated infections in Neonatal ICU
  • Commission on Cancer/American College of Surgeons Accredited Cancer Program 

Accreditation

Doctors Medical Center of Modesto is accredited by the following organizations:

  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery)
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • State of California Department of Health Services (General Acute Care Hospital)
  • Level II Verified Trauma Center (American College of Surgeons)
  • Commission on Cancer (Community Hospital Cancer Program of Doctors Medical Center)
  • State of California Department of Health Services (Clinical Laboratory of Doctors Medical Center)
  • American Association of Blood Banks (Transfusion Service of Doctors Medical Center)
  • Department of Health and Human Services Health Care Financing Administration Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (Clinical Laboratory of Doctors Medical Center)
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center (Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval)