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Welcome to Roosevelt General Hospital

At Roosevelt General Hospital , we are committed to providing comprehensive patient care for residents throughout Roosevelt County, New Mexico and the surrounding areas. We offer a 24/7 physician-staffed emergency room, a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, general surgery, laboratory, physical therapy and respiratory services, along with digital mammography, X-ray, MRI and CT. Dr. David Stalker and Dr. Keyur Shah, both extensively experienced general surgeons, together offer 24/7 surgical coverage at Roosevelt General Hospital.

The RGH Clinic is composed of providers from many specialties including family practice, general surgery, and interventional by pain management. At Roosevelt General Hospital and the RGH Clinic, we continue to provide excellent patient care while striving to meet the growing by healthcare needs of Roosevelt County.

Your health is important to our medical team. Our doctors, nurses and support staff are here to provide cutting-edge medical care while focusing on each patient's individual needs. We look forward to promoting the health and well-being of you and your family.


Who's/What's New?

RGH Foundation schedules first annual "Aiming for Excellent Patient Care" Sporting Clay Event

The RGH Foundation is set to hold their first annual sporting clays event on August 29th! The event will consist of 3 divisions. Each division will compete on a 10 station course with two shots per station. All proceeds from the event will go towards purchasing new equipment for Physical Therapy, patient rooms, and the RGH Clinic. For more information or to pre-register, click here.


Our Facilities

Roosevelt General Hospital is a 24 bed general medical and surgical hospital located in Portales, NM. We treat patients throughout the area with professionalism and compassionate care, performing inpatient and outpatient surgeries, emergency room services and a full range of diagnostic, surgical and medical care . If you are in need of emergency care or medical treatment of any kind in the Roosevelt County area, please do not hesitate to visit our facility. Our emergency room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and our friendly staff is prepared to assist you.

Contact Roosevelt General Hospital today to learn more about our services and how we can help you.

Physician Spotlight

Joyce Roberts MD

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Medical Background: Residency ~ Family Practice T exas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX Medical School ~ Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX Medical Career/Experience: 25 years experience Professional Memberships: American Board of Family Medicine Awards and Honors: Smiles and Hugs from my patients

Neelu Finley PA-C

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine

Medical Background: Physician Assistant Internships Lonnie Alexander, MD, Portales, NM Southwest Missouri State University ~ M.S. P.A. S, Springfield.MO Medical Career/Experience: 8 years experience Professional Memberships: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Erika Garcia MD

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Medical Background: Residency ~ Family and Community Medicine University of NM School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM Medical Doctor ~ University of NM School of Medicine Albuquerque,NM Major Research Areas: University of NM School of Medicine Dale Alverson, MD Research in Ecuador on "Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors Related to Health among the Indigenous Peoples in Ecuador and the Potential Application of Telehealth on the possible ...

Muhammad Shabbir M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Residency: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Ml, July 2010- July 2013 Bachelor of Medicine,Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): Baqai Medical & Dental College, Pakistan, Jan 2002 - Feb 2007 Pre-Medical Science/Advanced level: Cambridge Seminars, 4 Hawthorn Way Cambridge CB4 1AX England U.K., Sep 2000- June 2001

Vineela Lavu M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Residency in Family & Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B, B.S) Guntur Medical College, N.T.R University of Health Sciences, India.

Javier Sosa MD

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Medical Background: Residency ~ Family and Community Medicine with emphasis in OB/GYN University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX Medical Career/Experience: 2 years experience with RGH Clinic Professional Memberships: American Board of Family Medicine Awards and Honors: Dean's List Publications: Salas, N. Sosa, J, Salas, I., Boon J., et al. Assessment of anastomotic leakage: A Novel System for Training of Surgeons to Perform a Tublar ...

Dotun Akinmurele MD

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Medical Background: Residency ~ Family Medicine Underwood Memorial Hospital affiliate of Jefferson University, NJ Professional Memberships: American Board of Family Medicine Research Experience: Tobacco Cessation Family Practice Improvement Project. Ongoing research till date Chart Review for AAFP GO! Diabetes METRIC.2010 Preventing Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS. 2003 Publications: Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of HIV/AIDS Amongst Igbo-Ora ...

Praveen Chava M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Dr. Chava has served as a Chief Resident during residency in the Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 2009- 2010. Awarded Family Medicine Excellence recognition for the fourth quarter of 2009 during residency.

Sylvia Rife CFNP

Primary Specialties
  • Family Medicine

Medical Background/Experience: Big Horn Urgent Care White Earth Indian Health Center Gillette Urgent Care Family First Health Center, Inc. Medical Career/Experience: 7 years experience Professional Memberships: American Academy of Nurse Practioners

Krishna Lingala MD

Primary Specialties
  • Interventional Pain Management (Board Certified)

Medical Background: Fellowship ~ Interventional Pain Management Alabama Orthopedic, Spine and Sports Medicine Associates, Birmingham, AL Residency ~ Dr. Lyn Wiess, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY Medical Career/Experience: 7 years experience Research Experience: Research Fellow Dr. T. Chao, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 1. The Role of Infra Red ...

Keyur A Shah M.D., FACS

Primary Specialties
  • General Surgery (Board Certified)

Residency and Training: Resident, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC General Surgery. Chief Resident Resident, Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, Gen. Surgery. . Internship, Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, Gen. Surgery. Resident, Gen. Surgery, M. S. University and SSG Hospital, Baroda, India,; Awarded degree of Master of Surgery (India), (Dual trained). Work Experience: 10+ years of experience providing excellent general surgical patient ...

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  • "We have decided to only come to RGH and drive 45 minutes to get here because the care is so good. Thank you for your prompt care!"- Heather
  • "They are an excellent team of people. They care about the patient and the family. Thank you so very much for a wonderful experience."- Janice