Leadership and Board Members

Our hospital leaders are passionate about providing high-quality and compassionate care to our community.

People Who Make Us Special

East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital is made great by the people who work together with a common goal of providing top-notch care to every patient who walks through our doors. Our team of providers and our board members truly make this hospital a phenomenal place to receive care. Your Family. Your Community. Your Hospital.

Our Leadership

Rick RufinoRick Rufino
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Rick Rufino brings 20 years’ experience as a strategic leader and operations manager to his role as chief executive officer. A results-driven executive with expertise in team management and talent development, Rufino brings a caregiver’s perspective the position from his time as a respiratory therapist.

Rick comes to East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital from Kindred Healthcare, where he most recently served chief executive officer. Previously, he held director level position within Kindred Healthcare in business development at a national and regional level. He also worked with Kaiser Healthcare Southern California and Tenet Healthcare in Fountain Valley.

His academic degrees include: a bachelor of science in healthcare administration and a master of science in strategic marketing, both from Bellevue University, and an associate of science degree in respiratory therapy from California College of Health Science.

June Dumaguet, RN
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)

June Dumaguet joined our East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital as Chief Nursing Officer, effective Oct. 3, 2022. June is quality-driven and patient-focused – qualities that are essential to the care of our patients and the success of our hospital. She has expertise in the areas of acute care, staff development, patient and family advocacy, leadership and management—along with exceptional interpersonal skills. 

June came to us from her previous role as Chief Clinical Officer for Kindred Healthcare, where she held several positions over 12 years.  Her nursing career spans 14 years.

She holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Cebu Doctors’ University in the Philippines. In 2021, she was recognized as Asian Leader Worth Watching by the Profiles in Diversity Journal. 

Medical staff meeting at conference table

Our Board Members

Marcos Lemor, M.D.
Marcos Lemor Opthamology
Chief of Staff
James De La Torre, M.D.
East LA Emergency Physicians, Inc.
Vice Chief of Staff
Thambimuttu Jeyaranjan, M.D.
T. Jeyaranjan, M.D., Inc
Past Chief of Staff
Victor Dominguez (Chairman)
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Executive Vice President & Chief Mission Advancement Officer
Victor Carrasco
East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital
CEO
Samuel R. Arellano
East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Dept.
Retired Lieutenant
Al Rios
East Los Angeles College
Dean of Performing Arts & Design Division/Work Force Development
Salvador Franco Jr.
Technical College
Vice President
Anita Bralock, Ph.D., RN CNM
UCLA School of Nursing
Associate Adjunct Professor
Gaston Alvarez
Team Alvarez Insurance
Founder and CEO