When their return to independence depends on you,
we are here. Encompass Health offers the advanced
therapy and care patients need after a life-changing illness or injury.
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This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Modesto, we serve the greater San Francisco area as a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
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By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
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Dr. Vance Roget was named medical director at Encompass Health Modesto in September 2019. He comes to Encompass Health Modesto with more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of settings. Dr. Roget is an independent practice physician who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. After earning his medical degree from The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1981, he completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. His undergraduate education was completed in biology at California State University-Chico. His areas of interest include working with patients overcoming strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, and burns.
A Central Valley native, Manoj joined Encompass Health Modesto in September of 2019. As the controller, he is responsible for the company’s financial management. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from California State University Stanislaus and has since garnered a breadth of knowledge through his work at privately held companies and public accounting firms.
Business Development Director
Lisa has been employed at Encompass Health Modesto, formerly HealthSouth Modesto since January 2017. She leads business development efforts and manages a team of nurse liaisons who assess patients for possible admission. In her role, she takes care of all hospital marketing, advertising, media requests, outreach and sponsorships, and brings more than 20 years of experience as an LVN working as a float pool nurse at Emanuel Medical Center, a supervisor for a cardiologist office and worked as the quality assurance manager for Golden Valley Health Centers 27 clinics.
Chief Nursing Officer
Director of Facility Management
Martin became the facility management director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto in 2020.
Martin became the facility management director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto in 2020. A lifelong Californian, he relocated from Lemoore where he has worked in hospital facilities since 2007. Martin enjoys being part of a team that improves health outcomes and insures continuity of care for patients.
Director of Case Management
Amelia Muñoz is a certified case manager with a masters degree in social work. She has provided and trained case managers at Encompass Hospitals in: Tucson, AZ; Bakersfield, CA; and Henderson, LV. Her role involves providing the highest quality case management to help patients return to their home/community setting.
Director of Human Resources
Tina brings more than 20 years of human resources management expertise to her role at Encompass Health Modesto, formerly HealthSouth Modesto. She has worked in several business environments including retail, construction and for a local not-for-profit regional center that provided services to people with developmental disabilities. Tina holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Stanislaus.
Infection Control Officer
Denise is a graduate of Western Governors University where she received her BSN. She has 13 years of experience as an RN in the community. In 2015, Denise received her wound care certification, which she says is her true calling as an RN. She currently holds the position of wound care coordinator and infection control practitioner. Denise strives to be a patient advocate when pursuing quality care and in educating our patients on possibilities of treatment and on treatment processes and procedures. Denise demonstrates a respect for her profession by continuing to learn, grow by each experience, continue to train through education and to ultimately project an energy of calmness and healing that does not need to be spoken but felt.
Director of Therapy Operations
Denise has been employed at Encompass Health Modesto, formerly HealthSouth Modesto, since its opening September 2016. She has lived in Modesto for more than 25 years and has a passion to see people receive state-of-the-art health care services in the community. Denise holds a bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach and brings experience working at various heath care settings to the team. Denise enjoys motivating therapists and patients alike to strive to meet to goals.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Nicole Stever was born and raised here in the Central Valley. She joined Encompass Health Modesto in 2017 as a nurse with 20 years' experience in the medical field. In 2018, she was promoted to the role of relief nurse supervisor. Nicole was welcomed to the hospital's leadership team in March 2019 as the director of quality and risk management, overseeing patient-focused outcomes and patient safety. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).
Director of Pharmacy
Milena graduated from pharmacy school in 2003 with a doctoral degree. Milena has been in California since 2007 and became the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health in 2017. She finds it very rewarding to be part of a multidisciplinary team; improving health outcomes and insuring continuity of care for patients.
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