Phone number: 812.476.9983
4100 Covert Ave.
Evansville, IN 47714
8 a.m. – 8 p.m every day.
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Our brain injury rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Medical Director
Dr. Adeel is a fellowship trained and board-certified rehabilitation physician who was named associate medical director in March 2016. He brings with him 10 years of experience in his field. Most recently, he practiced at Staten Island University Hospital in New York where he was a clinical instructor in the rehabilitation medicine residency program. Dr. Adeel graduated from Kakatiya Medical College in Warrangal, AP, India in 1992.
Mohammed Adeel, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Infection Control Physician Advisor
Dr. Armeanu graduated from Carol Davila University School of Medicine in 1992. He moved to the United States in 1999 and relocated to Evansville in 2007. He has been the Infection Control Physician Advisor for Encompass Health Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital since 2008 and currently serves as the president of our medical staff. Dr. Armeanu is board certified in Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.
Emilian Armeanu, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Program Director of Internal Medicine
Dr. Bhasin is the program director of internal medicine. He graduated from the Government College Punjabi University Patiala in 1990. He performed clinical research at General Hospital in San Francisco, California. Dr. Bhasin moved to the United States in 1995 and relocated to Evansville in 2003 where he currently has a private practice. He was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2004 with a nephrology subspecialty.
Vijay Bhasin, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Dr. Brackett has been an admitting physician at Encompass Health Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital since 2002. He brings 18 years of experience and received his doctorate of medicine in 1996 from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Brackett’s primary practice is Family Medicine Associates in Evansville, IN. He is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Vanderburgh County Medical Society.
Eric Brackett, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Dr. Dhingra is the executive medical director and director of the brain injury program. He has been a member of the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team since 1997. He is an experienced physiatrist and specializes in the medical and rehabilitative management of brain injury and spinal cord injury. Dr. Dhingra earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi, India, and completed his residency at the University of Missouri.
Ashok Dhingra, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Chief Nursing Officer
Trish has been employed at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth since 2001. She has 30 years of acute care nursing experience. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with an associate degree in nursing and from the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Trish is a member of the Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives and is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®).
Director of Case Management
Cathy was promoted to director of case management in 2014. She has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth since 2012 as a case manager. She graduated from the Deaconess School of Nursing and has her certification in case management. Cathy has an extensive background with commercial insurance pre-certification.
Human Resources Director
Wendy joined Encompass Health Deaconess, formerly HealthSouth Deaconess as the Director of Human Resources in May 2017. Previously, she worked for several years in behavioral healthcare in a variety of roles including patient care, human resources and quality. Wendy earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern Indiana and a master’s degree in business administration from Ball State. She serves on the board of directors for the Evansville Human Resources Association and the Warrick Humane Society.
Director of Therapy Operations
Brett has been employed with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth since 1996 and currently serves as a regional director of therapy and is a member of Encompass Health’s National Therapy Leadership Board. He participates on the Community PT Advisory Committee for the University of Evansville and is an active member of Crossroads Christian Church where he has been involved with mission work. A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Brett graduated from the University of Evansville with a bachelor's degree in science and a master's degree in physical therapy.
Rhonda Ramsey joined the Encompass Health Deaconess, formerly HealthSouth Deaconess team in December of 2015. Her career immediately prior to her hire at Encompass Health was with St. Mary’s Health as the manager of financial reporting. Rhonda obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from The University of Southern Indiana. She resides in Spencer County Indiana and is an active member of the Rockport Church of the Nazarene.
Director of Quality/Risk
Anita Shaw joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Deaconess in 2017. She brings multiple years of healthcare administration experience to her role. Anita served previously as the director of case management and director of quality/risk at Encompass Health Deaconess. She is a licensed clinical social worker, certified case manager and certified professional in healthcare risk management.
Anita serves the community by participating on the human rights committee for Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center and is the chairperson for human rights at Ireland Behavioral Health Services.