Roseville, CA – Adora Matthews, M.D., has been appointed as Medical Director for the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute (SRI). Dr. Matthews comes to SRI after a two-year stint as medical director for Carolina’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence, S.C., a 42-bed acute bed inpatient rehabilitation facility.
She previously served as medical director for 13 years and associate medical director for two years, at the 88-acute bed inpatient hospital, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence, S.C.
Dr. Matthews received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., and attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her residency in physical rehabilitation medicine at the University of California Los Angeles Multi-Campus Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Training Program in Los Angeles, Calif. Dr. Matthews is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
As medical director for SRI, Dr. Matthews will provide and supervise the medical care provided; consult on patients in need of acute physical rehabilitation to provide input into therapy services; provide leadership in strategic planning, program development and research; and serve as a consultant for other hospital programs that interface with SRI.