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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Doctors Medical Center Appoints New Associate Administrator

Dec 9, 2022

joegarcia-200x300Modesto, Calif. – Dec. 9, 2022 – Doctors Medical Center has appointed Joe Garcia as its new Associate Administrator, effective Dec. 4, 2022.

As Associate Administrator, Garcia will develop management objectives for various hospital departments and monitor results. He will coordinate activities within various departments and help resolve issues with department leads. Garcia will also assist administration with special projects, and with short and long-term strategic planning.

“Joe has a strong clinical background and has been a wonderful leader to his teams. I am so pleased to have him join our administration team,” said Jay Krishnaswamy, CEO of Doctors Medical Center. “Joe has a passion for ensuring we deliver excellent service and meet the needs of the patients we serve in the Central Valley.”

Garcia has been serving as Market Director of Respiratory Services for Tenet Healthcare’s three Central Valley hospitals since 2019; Doctors Medical Center, Emanuel Medical Center and Doctors Hospital of Manteca. He has been with Doctors Medical Center for nearly 30 years, serving in various roles in the respiratory department including director and manager.

Garcia is a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner. He is a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care and the California Society for Respiratory Care. Garcia also serves as a Respiratory Subject Matter Expert for Tenet’s home office, as well as a Respiratory Advisory Member.