Board certified Neurologist Rene Colorado, MD is the medical director for
the Stroke Center at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System. He also
serves as an adjunct professor for the department of Neurology at UC San
Francisco Medical Center.
In search of answers and new innovative treatments for his patients battling
neurological diseases, Dr. Colorado completed his neurology residency
through the Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital
and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Always striving to provide the
highest possible level of care for his patients, he completed a fellowship
in Vascular Neurology at UCSF.
Dr. Colorado is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American
Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. He enjoys teaching
and has found a love for giving back and mentoring the next generation
of medical professionals.
Dr. Colorado is currently working to find innovative new therapies and
has authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He
is an active researcher with ongoing collaborating with the experts at
UCSF. Recently, Dr. Colorado made invaluable contributions to the stroke
research program at SVMHS. He says his greatest joy comes from treating
patients like they are family and his approach to patient care is built
upon honest and supportive communication. Dr. Colorado is bi-lingual,
fluent in both English and Spanish. He and his family enjoy spending time
outdoors together hiking, playing soccer, kitesurfing, sailing and traveling
to new places.