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Armstrong Tapped As CEO At Doctors In Manteca
Eleze Armstrong

Doctors Hospital of Manteca has appointed Eleze Armstrong as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Effective Jan. 3, 2022, Armstrong will assume responsibility for all hospital operations, executive planning and directing medical services.

“Eleze is an accomplished healthcare executive with excellent hospital leadership experience,” said Warren Kirk, CEO of Tenet’s Northern California Group. “She will be an outstanding addition to our team and will help us build upon the great work already taking place at Doctors Hospital of Manteca for our patients and community.”

Murali Naidu, MD, FACS, the current CEO of Doctors Hospital of Manteca, has been appointed as the new CEO of Emanuel Medical Center, DHM’s sister hospital in Turlock. He will serve as CEO of both hospitals until Armstrong’s effective date.

Armstrong joins Doctors Hospital of Manteca from Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, a sister hospital in San Luis Obispo, where she has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2018.

She previously served as the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton. She started at Twin Cities in 2010 as Director of Imaging and Cardiovascular Services, then moved into the role of Market Director of Neuroscience Services before becoming CSO.

Armstrong is a graduate of the Tenet Leadership Academy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration from the University of Ottawa in Kansas and a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Grand Canyon University in Arizona. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Doctors Hospital of Manteca is one of the largest businesses in the community. They have more than 500 employees and a medical staff of more than 150 physicians. Doctors Hospital of Manteca is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. To learn more about Doctors Hospital of Manteca, visit