Michael Spigel, President & Chief Operating Officer
Michael Spigel joined Brooks Health System in 2004 as the President of our Brooks Rehabilitation Network (19 outpatient centers). In June 2005, Michael was promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Brooks Health System. In 2014, Michael was promoted from Executive Vice President to President, in addition to his COO responsibilities.
Michael has a Master of Health Administration degree from Chapman University in Orange County, CA, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland. He was a staff Physical Therapist for seven years at the University of Maryland/Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital in the Spinal Cord Injury Program. He was a clinical coordinator of the Spinal Cord Injury team at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC, and served the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA, as a Supervisor on their Spinal Cord Injury Team.
Michael was also employed at Sutter Health in Sacramento, CA, a 25-hospital integrated health care system. His career at Sutter began as the Director, Regional Ambulatory Services and as the Director, Strategy, and Development for Sutter Medical Foundation, a medical group of over 150 physicians.
Prior to coming to Brooks Rehabilitation, Michael was with The RehabCare Group, employed as their Executive Director, Vice President of Operations and lastly as their Sr. Vice President of Group Operations.
Michael has an in-depth, hands-on knowledge of healthcare system management and, in particular, post-acute-care settings. He is highly skilled in strategic planning, leadership, communication, decision-making, and project management. He is most proficient at creating profitable business results while being seen as a visionary in each organization he has served.