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Jose Rodriguez Named Director of Rehabilitation Services for Riviera Health Resort
Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco | October 3, 2012

Riviera Health Resort, a new, state-of-the-art health care facility located in the heart of Coral Gables, today announced the appointment of Jose Rodriguez as Director of Rehabilitation Services. Bringing 20 years of experience, Rodriguez’s responsibilities include managing Riviera’s Rehabilitation as well as Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy programs.

In his most recent role, Rodriguez served as Director of Rehabilitation Services at South Pointe Plaza Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Miami Beach. Previously, he was Director of Rehabilitation Services at Select Medical in Margate.

“We are excited to welcome Rodriguez to our Riviera team,” said Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco, Chief Administrative Officer of Riviera Health Resort. “His experience coupled with his leadership skills and commitment to outstanding patient care will help further our mission of providing a superior, integrated rehabilitation experience for our guests, while also inspiring maximum recovery.”
Rodriguez received his Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puerto Rico.

Riviera Health Resort is a 223-bed, five-story Mediterranean-style facility that provides skilled nursing and full rehabilitation care. Featuring an array of complex care services, Riviera Health Resort caters to the needs of guests who require short and long term care as they transition from the hospital to their homes, with a particular emphasis on post-stroke and hip and knee replacement recovery