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 Employees Recognized as Tenet Heroes

Apr 7, 2021

Special honor is part of Tenet Healthcare’s annual recognition program

Modesto, Calif. – April 7, 2021 – Doctors Medical Center is proud to announce that Susan Ybarra, RN, NCCU Shift Manager, and Ricky Villavicencio, RN, Clinical Operations Coordinator, have been honored by Tenet Healthcare as part of its annual recognition program. Susan and Ricky have been named “Tenet Heroes” for their incredible contributions in 2020.

DMC Modesto Tenet HeroesThe Tenet Heroes program celebrates individuals who make a meaningful impact within their respective communities that goes above and beyond their daily job responsibilities. Nominated by fellow colleagues, Tenet Heroes exemplify the company’s core values and key tenets of its Community Built on Care.

Susan was recognized as a Tenet Hero because of her amazing efforts introducing Honor Walks at Doctors Medical Center to honor organ donors and provide closure for their loved ones and their care teams. Ricky was designated as the hospital’s ECMO program lead and after ten months of planning, training and preparation, Doctors Medical Center launched its life-saving ECMO program.

“Susan and Ricky have both inspired us through their actions to make a positive and meaningful difference in our community,” said Warren Kirk, CEO of Doctors Medical Center. “We are grateful for Susan and Ricky’s efforts, selfless nature and commitment to compassionate care particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are proud to work alongside both of them.”

Each year, a smaller group of nominees are inducted into the Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame, the company’s most prestigious honor for employees. In addition to being recognized as a Tenet Hero, Susan was also selected as a Hall of Fame winner. This year, a total of 24 individuals across the country were named to the Hall of Fame.