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Dear Mr. Arcidi: I am writing to praise the staff members at Whittier Rehab in Westborough, Massachusetts. My mother was admitted to that facility on March 13, 2013 and has been there for 5 weeks. I can’t even begin to tell you how FANTASTIC the staff on the second floor have been. The facility is lovely. It is clean, staffed with extremely knowledgeable professionals and a pleasure to have my mom there. I particularly would like to mention four individuals who have been the most involved with my mother’s rehabilitation. They are Sarah Murphy, Michelle Granger, Emily Gibbs and Heather Myer. Each and every one of them should be commended! I was quite impressed with the entire staff, the way the facility is run and how everyone goes above and beyond to make the patients feel comfortable and the families to feel relaxed. What a fantastic facility you have in Westborough, Massachusetts. I would HIGHLY recommend your facility to anyone and everyone that I come in contact with that needs a rehabilitation facility. You truly have a great staff at the Westborough facility and it really made a difference to my family. —Sincerely, Lisa G. B.


Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough

The Whittier Pavilion

The Whittier Pavilion welcomes new Medical Director,
Dr. Susana Lugo.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Susana Lugo is our new Medical Director at The Whittier Pavilion.  Roger Q Smyth III, Administrator at The Whittier Pavilion, said, “It is an absolute pleasure to have Dr. Susana Lugo join the Whittier Pavilion.  Having experience in all facets of psychiatric care, Dr. Lugo will provide vital input in the direction of the hospital.  She has the knowledge, dedication and vision that will promote a higher standard not only for the Pavilion, but for the industry.  We feel quite fortunate to have her join our leadership team.

Dr. Lugo is a board certified psychiatrist who trained at Jackson Memorial Hospital and is affiliated with U-Miami. She completed her residency in 1998 and has over 18 years of experience working in inpatient, outpatient and private practice.  She states that she “enjoys working with the most vulnerable population and practices medicine always advocating for my patients.”  She provides medication management, psychotherapy and works with a multidisciplinary team with a “patient centered approach” with the ultimate goal of helping individuals with mental illness to return to their ultimate level of functioning.

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