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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

Orthopedic Surgery Residents at Doctors Medical Center Match into Fellowships

Sep 22, 2021

2-Ortho-Residents---Class-of-2022Modesto, Calif. – The Valley Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Doctors Medical Center is proud to announce the next steps for its upcoming graduating class of 2022.

Doctors Medical Center currently has 16 orthopedic surgery residents this academic year; four of them will be graduating from the five-year program in June 2022 and then heading into fellowship programs in various specialties.

Robert Bullock, D.O., matched into the trauma fellowship at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

John Coury, D.O., matched into the orthopedic spine fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Shayne Kelly, D.O., matched into the sports medicine fellowship at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Joseph Smathers, D.O., matched into the sports medicine fellowship at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Being a teaching hospital – in both orthopedics and family medicine – means Doctors Medical Center is attracting the best and the brightest to the Central Valley. These doctors are bringing their knowledge of the latest in healthcare to our communities and with it, excellent patient care. Teaching facilities typically have a much higher caliber of medical staff and are challenged to stay up-to-date in evidence-based practices.