Riviera Health Resort Opens in Coral Gables
Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco | August 16, 2012

Over 500 dignitaries and guests celebrated Riviera Health Resort’s official opening and ribbon cutting, where the luxurious 223-bed post-acute care and rehabilitation facility was unveiled for the first time.

Located on the site of Coral Gables’ first true nursing home, Riviera Health Resort is poised to redefine the way healthcare is delivered to the South Florida community through its state-of-the-art hospitality healthcare approach within an amenity-rich, luxury boutique-hotel environment.

City of Coral Gables Mayor Jim Cason formally welcomed Riviera Health Resort, presented a proclamation from the City, and joined Richard Stacey, CEO of Riviera Health Resort and Dr. Ismael Roque-Velasco, Chief Administrative Officer, for a ribbon cutting.

“I am truly humbled by the response Riviera Health Resort has received from the South Florida community and especially the City of Coral Gables,” said Stacey. “It has been nothing short of extraordinary and is a testament to this unique facility.”

Featuring an array of complex care services, the five-story, 76,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style Riviera Health Resort caters to the needs of guests that require short and long term care as they transition from the hospital to their home, with a particular emphasis on post-stroke and hip and knee replacement recovery.

“We are not only redefining the way healthcare is delivered, but distinguishing Riviera Health Resort as South Florida’s premier facility for clinical excellence and superior, integrated rehabilitation”, added Dr. Roque-Velasco.

For a consultation and personalized tour of Riviera Health Resort, please contact the facility’s guest services team at 786-517-6999 or visit