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Welcome to Encompass Health Modesto

We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Modesto, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.

At our hospital you will receive:

  • Three hours of therapy, five days per week
  • 24/7 nursing care, including nurses who specialize in rehabilitation
  • Frequent visits from a physician*

*We provide access to independent physicians.

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Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:

 

 

Superior Amenities at Our Hospitals

50 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Tours available

Support groups

Nonsmoking

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We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Leadership and Staff

Sukhraj Dhami
Sukhraj Dhami

Interim CEO

Sukhraj joined Encompass Health in 2022 as the controller.

Sukhraj joined Encompass Health in 2022 as the controller. He graduated from CSU Stanislaus with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and master's degree in business administration. Prior to joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto, Sukhraj worked in the food and beverage industry holding various roles for 13 years.

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Vance Roget
Vance Roget, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Vance Roget comes to Encompass Health Modesto with more than 30 years’ experience in a variety of settings.

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.

Dr. Roget is an independent private practice physician.

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Lorena Aliaga Auqui
Lorena Aliaga Auqui

Director of Quality & Risk Management

Lorena joined Encompass Health as director of quality and risk in 2023.

Lorena joined Encompass Health as director of quality and risk in 2023. Her leadership experience includes health information systems, electronic medical records and managing medical data for quality assurance. She holds a bachelor's degree in science from UC Davis. She is also a clinical medical assistant.

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Lisa Clawson
Lisa Clawson, LVN

Business Development Director

Lisa has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since January 2017.

Lisa has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of 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.

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Cesar Aliaga Molina
Cesar Aliaga Molina

Facilities Management Director

Cesar is certified as a Healthcare Facilities Manager and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

Cesar is certified as a Healthcare Facilities Manager and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in healthcare engineering-facility management. Cesar is a member of the California Society for Healthcare Engineering as well as a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers. He joined Encompass Health in 2022 as the facilities management director as well as hospital safety officer.

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Amelia Munoz
Amelia Munoz, MSW, CCM

Director of Case Management

Amelia Muñoz is a certified case manager with a masters degree in social work.

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.

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Quynh Nguyen
Quynh Nguyen

Human Resources Director

Quynh brings more than 18 years of human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto.

Quynh brings more than 18 years of human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto. She has experience in both the non-profit and profit sectors. Quynh earned her bachelor's degree in business administration with a minor in human resources from Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA. Quynh enjoys building relationships and engaging with hospital team members.

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Denise Shackleford
Denise Shackelford

Director of Therapy Operations

Denise has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto since its opening September 2016.

Denise has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of 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.

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Nicole Stever
Nicole Stever, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Nicole joined Encompass Health Modesto in 2017 as a nurse with 20 years' experience in the medical field.

Nicole 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. Before becoming the chief nursing officer, Nicole joined 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).

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