HealthSouth Plano (Texas) Rehabilitation Hospital said Duke Saldivar has succeeded Steve
Whitson as the facilitys administrator and chief executive officer.
Before joining the hospital earlier this year, Saldivar, 54, served as CEO at Cornerstone
Hospitals of Austin (Texas), where he was responsible for five facilities. His experience
also includes 14 years in various positions for HCAs St. Davids Healthcare Partnership
in Austin. According to HealthSouth, Saldivar earned a bachelors degree in medical
technology from the University of Texas at Austin and has a masters degree in healthcare
administration from Texas Womens University in Houston.
HealthSouth Plano Rehabiltation Hospital is a 65-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital
that specializes in the rehabilitation of stroke and other neurological disorders, brain
and spinal cord injuries, amputations, and orthopedic, cardiac and pulmonary conditions.
-- by Jessica Zigmond