The Highest Level of Stroke Care in the Region

Every minute counts when a stroke occurs, so it’s critical to get the right care as quickly as possible. Doctors Medical Center offers the highest level of stroke care in the area between Sacramento, the Bay and down to Los Angeles. We are one of only 27 Comprehensive Stroke Centers in California, and the only one in the Central Valley.

Our experienced team provides quality care for the most complex stroke cases, with dedicated units for critical and in-patient neurological treatment. DMC’s stroke care is recognized nationally by The American Heart Association for Stroke Gold Plus, Target Stroke Elite, the Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, and as High Performing by US News & World Report.

Doctors Medical Center is also a Level II Trauma Center and Heart Attack Receiving Center, providing advanced care when you and your loved ones need it most.

Learn more about stroke care at our Comprehensive Stroke Center.

About Doctors Medical Center

Doctors Medical Center Modesto is a full-service, comprehensive health care facility, dedicated to providing the finest medical care for the community. From preventative and diagnostic services, to expertise in some of the world's leading technologies, DMC's multidisciplinary team of physicians and healthcare professionals is dedicated to your good health and well-being. Recognized for innovative cardiac and neonatal intensive care to advanced stroke and trauma treatment, the outstanding doctors at DMC represent most major medical specialties and are committed to being there for you, when you need them most.

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News & Announcements

DMC Nurse Wins Weight Class at U.S. Strongman Competition

Jun 22, 2021

A registered nurse at Doctors Medical Center has won a national competition in weightlifting.

Shaina Vales, an emergency department nurse, took home first place in the Women’s Super Heavyweight Division at the United States Strongman National Competition on June 5, 2021, in Minnesota. She won her weight class overall.

In order to win, Shaina competed in a series of events throughout the day that she trains for year-round. Some of the events included an overhead press with 210 pounds, a deadlift eight times with 435 pounds, walking/running 100-feet with 225 pounds in each hand, and carrying/lifting concrete balls over a 52-inch bar.

Shaina has competed in local competitions, but this was her first national competition. Winning this title qualified her for an upcoming pro competition. Congratulations, Shaina!