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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury.  Located in Cypress, we serve the greater Houston area as a leading provider of pulmonary rehabilitation, inpatient physical rehabilitation for stroke and amputation and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.

Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.

Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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What to expect

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Private rooms

Cafeteria

Courtyard

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Pet friendly

Interpreter services

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Volunteers

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Wound Care

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in wound care.

Take a virtual tour

The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Lobby/Foyer of hospital accessed through main hospital entrance.
  • Main desk in lobby entrance for receptionist and admitting area.
  • Chairs for patients and visitors to use.
  • Two hallways leading to other areas of the hospital.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Television with chairs and coffee station available for use.
  • Desk with chair and computer next to cart of books to borrow.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple tables and chairs/benches.
  • Walking track with small stairs for building patient endurance.
  • Gazebo for patients and visitors to rest and relax together.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.

What our patients are saying

“When we took a tour of Encompass Health Cypress, we just knew that this was the place to be—everyone was just so passionate about what they do,”

- Norine Johnson's daughter

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Norine Johnson

Elbony's story

To anyone who has doubts about rehab, I’ll tell them do it and do it now—choose Encompass Health Cypress! It is so advanced with the equipment they have, and everyone is a shining light. They will push you at Encompass Health Cypress and make you walk, run and jump again.

- Elbony Haywood

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Leadership and staff

Sheila Bollier
SHEILA BOLLIER

Chief Executive Officer

Sheila serves as chief executive officer for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress.
Sheila serves as chief executive officer for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress. She joined Encompass Health in March 2010, as the interim chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sugar Land. Sheila has a bachelor’s degree in general education as well as respiratory therapy. An accomplished healthcare professional with 21 years experience in the industry, she has a strong background encompassing all aspects of business development and operations in the post acute care environment.
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Ignazio LaChina M.D.
IGNAZIO LACHINA, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Lachina has served as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress since October 2011.

Dr. Lachina has served as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress since October 2011. He completed his medical studies at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York Medical College.

Prior to joining HealthSouth, Dr. Lachina served as the medical director for the rehabilitation department at Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital for 22 years. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a member of the Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Melissa Haddox
MELISSA HADDOX

Controller

Melissa Haddox joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, team as controller in March, 2013.

Melissa Haddox joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, team as controller in March, 2013. She is a Certified Public Accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Texas State University. Melissa has over 30 years of experience in healthcare and financial management.  Previously, she has worked at for profit hospital corporate offices in management roles with responsibility for Medicare and Medicare reimbursement and regulatory compliance in both inpatient acute and post-acute settings.

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Ashley Haywood
ASHLEY HAYWOOD

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Ashley joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress in June 2012.
Ashley joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress in June 2012. Her prior work experience includes data analysis in a risk management department for a non-profit medical organization. She then moved to the hospital setting in order to gain experience in quality management, which includes patient satisfaction, process improvement, and compliance. Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in communication from St. Edward’s University in 2006 and her MBA from University of Houston – Victoria in 2012.
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Byron Moore PHR
BYRON MOORE, PHR

Director of Human Resources

Byron serves as the director of human resources for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress.
Byron serves as the director of human resources for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He joined the Encompass Health Cypress team in 2016 after spending the previous 12 years in the acute care hospital environment. Byron is responsible to plan, organize and direct all aspects of human resources management for the hospital.
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Maureen Myers
Maureen Myers

Director of Pharmacy

Maureen Myers is the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress.

Maureen Myers is the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress. Maureen started her career with the company in 2013 after many years in the acute care hospital setting, long term care pharmacy and retail pharmacy. Maureen has a passion for the good works that a rehab hospital can do in giving a patient their life back.

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Jessica Ruelas
Jessica Ruelas

Area Business Development Director

Jessica Ruelas has been the current area business development director at Encompass Health Cypress since 2019.

Jessica Ruelas has been the current area business development director at Encompass Health Cypress since 2019. Jessica is from Morgan City, Louisiana, and calls Texas home since 2014. Jessica brings over 20 years of healthcare experience. Jessica joined Encompass Health in 2015 formerly known as HealthSouth. She began her career as a liaison moving up to the role of senior liaison in the Central Texas market. She attended LSU and worked in EMS for 10+ years both on land and offshore. Through her passion and empathetic spirit for people and an entrepreneurial drive, Jessica has worked in multiple healthcare arenas.

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Susha Thomas
Susha Thomas, PT, DPT, C/NDT

Director of Therapy Operations

Susha serves as the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress.

Susha serves as the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Cypress. She joined Encompass Health in November 2014 as a physical therapist and was promoted to physical therapy team lead soon after. Prior to joining Encompass Health in 2014, Susha worked in various settings including acute inpatient, home health and skilled nursing. Susha has been a physical therapist since 2003 and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in Michigan. She has specializations in neurological rehabilitation including C/NDT for stroke rehabilitation and LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s rehabilitation. Susha is passionate about providing exceptional patient care and returning patients to independence.

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Douglas Unangst
DOUGLAS UNANGST

Director of Food Services

Doug is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America (C.I.A.) in Hyde Park, New York.
Doug is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America (C.I.A.) in Hyde Park, New York. Since graduating from the C.I.A., he has developed a successful career of more than 20 years in the food service industry. Specializing in healthcare, Doug recognizes how important it is in the rehabilitation process to serve quality and wholesome food.
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