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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 Chief Executive Officer

Aug 8, 2022

Modesto, Calif. – Aug. 8, 2022 – Doctors Medical Center has appointed Jay Krishnaswamy as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Jay KrishnaswamyKrishnaswamy assumes responsibility for all hospital operations, executive planning and directing medical services. Warren Kirk will remain the Group CEO of Tenet Healthcare’s Northern California Group hospitals, which includes Doctors Medical Center, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, Emanuel Medical Center, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and Twin Cities Community Hospital.

“Jay has extensive experience in healthcare administration and has been with Tenet Healthcare for 20 years,” Kirk said. “With our hospital’s expertise in providing a higher level of care for our patients, Jay will be working closely with our sister hospitals to help us broaden the care we provide as a market. We look forward to continuing to grow within our community and expanding the services we provide.”

Krishnaswamy joins Doctors Medical Center from Tenet’s home office in Dallas where he has been serving as the Vice President of Hospital Operations since 2020. He previously served as CEO of other hospitals within Tenet, as well as other executive roles. Krishnaswamy also served as Associate Administrator at Doctors Medical Center from 2004 to 2008, as well as the hospital’s Chief Quality Officer from 2002 to 2004.

Krishnaswamy earned his Masters of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University – Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, and his M.S. in Health Services Research from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.