Greg Vigna Announced as Medical Director of HealthSouth Modesto
MODESTO, Calif. – Dr. Greg Vigna has been appointed as medical director of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto effective Oct. 1.
In his role, Vigna will oversee patient care and focus on restoring optimal function to patients with injuries to bones, nerves and muscles. Whether a patient has received a spinal cord injury in a car wreck, experienced a stroke, suffered from arthritis or struggled with job-related back pain; he will play a key role in the patient’s return to the community.
He comes to HealthSouth Modesto with more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation, long-term acute care and academic medical services in addition to previously serving in the medical director role.
“Dr. Vigna is a seasoned physician leader who is dedicated to delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes to our patients,” said Kay Peck, CEO of HealthSouth Modesto. “We are thrilled to have him leading our team of physicians and clinicians at HealthSouth Modesto and working with them to help our patients reach their most optimal levels of independence.”
Vigna is an independent practice physician who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. After graduating from Tulane Medical School in 1992, he completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor Medical School in Houston. His undergraduate education was completed in biochemistry at University of the Pacific.
His areas of interest include working with patients overcoming brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, catastrophic orthopedic injuries, spasticity management and rehabilitation of the complex medical patient.
For information about the hospital’s services and admissions criteria or to schedule a tour of the inpatient rehabilitation hospital, call 209-857-3400.
About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Modesto is a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties, the hospital is located at 1303 Mable Avenue in Modesto and on the Web at www.healthsouthmodesto.com.
HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based patient care in 36 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at www.healthsouth.com.
Source: HealthSouth Corporation