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    Meet Our Medical Director
    Sutter Rehabilitation Institute

    We would like to give a warm welcome to our new medical director, Adora Matthews, M.D. Hear from Dr. Matthews about her vision and the future of rehabilitation medicine.

    Dr. Matthews started seeing patients in July and has proven to be a valuable asset to our facility. We are very pleased to have such a talented and experienced physician joining our team.

    She comes with more than 15 years of medical director experience practicing 2 years as medical director for Carolina’s Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence, S.C., a 42-bed acute bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, and previously served as medical director for 13 years, at the 88-acute bed inpatient hospital, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence, S.C.

    Education & Training

    Medical Education

    • Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

    Bachelor of Science

    • Stanford University, Stanford, CA


    • Physical Rehabilitation Medicine, University of California Los Angeles Multi-Campus Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Training Program in Los Angeles, CA

    Board Certified

    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation​