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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Dothan and serving the surrounding area including Enterprise, Geneva and Andalusia, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, hip fracture, 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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Careers

What to expect

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

24 Semi-private rooms

27 Private rooms

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Courtyard

Pet friendly

Student observation hours

Interpreter services

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Support groups

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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.

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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.

L0 - Lobby
  • 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.
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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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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Desk in hospital area for nurses to document in patient area.
  • Two hallways leading to other areas of the hospitals and multiple doors leading to patient rooms.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, TV and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes under TVs for storage.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.
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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.

Leadership and staff

Margaret Futch
Margaret Futch

Chief Executive Officer

Margaret has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth for more than 18 years and brings more than 20 years of healthcare management experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Dothan.

Margaret has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth for more than 18 years and brings more than 20 years of healthcare management experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Dothan. She is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Margaret received her master’s degree in business administration from Troy University.

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Dr. Gregg Soifer
Gregg A. Soifer, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Soifer became the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2012.

Dr. Soifer became the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2012. Prior to joining Encompass Health, he was the medical director of an acute rehabilitation facility in Arizona as well as a sub-acute rehabilitation facility. He also has served as the medical director of an outpatient clinic dedicated to injury medicine. Dr. Soifer has expertise in neuro-muscular-skeletal medicine, which includes pain and functional impairments of a wide variety of disorders, as well as expertise in balance, vertigo and dizziness. He was born and raised in New York.

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Will Craig
Will Craig

Business Development Director

Will has been employed with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital since 1994.

Will has been employed with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital since 1994. He has worked in various positions during his tenure at the hospital but has found that marketing and business development is his passion. Will is a graduate of Wallace College with an associate degree in applied science in respiratory therapy and has been a respiratory therapist for more than 20 years. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration.

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Natalie Cody-Sheffield
Natalie Cody-Sheffield CRRN, CCM

Director of Case Management

Natalie has been employed at Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan, since 2011.

Natalie has been employed at Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan, since 2011. Natalie, who has 22 years of nursing experience and 10 years of case management experience, received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Albany State University and her master’s degree in nursing from Walden University in 2013. She is a Certified Case Manager (CCM), a certification for case managers who have expertise, knowledge, and professional experience to provide the right services to patients across the continuum of care, including those with serious or complex medical conditions, and/or catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Natalie is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN), a certification that demonstrates knowledge, experience and commitment to excellence in comprehensive care for people with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses in all specialties and settings of rehabilitation.

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Bo Devane
Bo Devane

Director of Pharmacy

Bo began working for Encompass Health Dothan in 2018 and was promoted to director of pharmacy in January 2020.

Bo began working for Encompass Health Dothan in 2018 and was promoted to director of pharmacy in January 2020. He has a bachelor's degree from Birmingham-Southern College and a doctorate degree in pharmacy from Auburn University. Bo has over 19 years of experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice. Bo is proud to say he is Dothan native.

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Kristina Dillard-Davis
Kristina Dillard-Davis, MS HRM

Director of Human Resources

Kristina joined the Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan team in 2011. She has more than 13 years of experience in human resources management.

Kristina joined the Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan team in 2011. She has more than 13 years of experience in human resources management. She oversees all areas of human resources, such as recruitment and retention. Kristina is a graduate of Troy University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in human resource management also from Troy University. Kristina is member of the Wiregrass Human Resource Management Society and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Casey Haney
Casey Haney, CRRN, BSN

Chief Nursing Officer

Casey joined Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan, in 2017.

Casey joined Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan, in 2017. She has more than 17 years of healthcare experience in areas of orthopedics, neurosurgery and med-surg. Casey has held a nurse leadership position for the past 10 years with success in managing departmental operations for an acute care inpatient healthcare system. She obtained an associate degree in nursing from Wallace Community College and bachelor’s in nursing from Jacksonville State University. She is a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Casey is also a certified rehabilitation registered nurse (CRRN®)

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Amanda Jones
Amanda Jones

Controller

Amanda joined Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, as the hospital controller in May of 2018.

Amanda joined Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, as the hospital controller in May of 2018. She began her career in 2007 as an auditor for a regional accounting firm, providing accounting services to hospitals and financial institutions throughout the southeast. Amanda graduated from Troy State University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration in 2009.

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Luke Lawrimore
Luke Lawrimore, DPT, MTC

Director of Therapy Operations

Luke has been employed by Encompass Health since 2015 and has been the director of therapy operations since 2018.

Luke has been employed by Encompass Health since 2015 and has been the director of therapy operations since 2018. He has more than 12 years of clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specializes in spinal cord rehabilitation. Luke graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a bachelor's degree in biology and the University of St. Augustine for health sciences with a doctorate in physical therapy. He completed his manual therapy certification in 2009.

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John McAllister
John McAllister

Director of Plant Operations

John has more than 20 years of maintenance experience. He has been in healthcare for the past 11 years.

John has more than 20 years of maintenance experience. He has been in healthcare for the past 11 years. John has worked six years as a maintenance supervisor of plant operations until promoted to director of plant operations in December 2013. John also oversees security and is the safety officer at Encompass Health Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Dothan. John is a member of the Alabama Society of HealthCare Engineers (ALSHE) and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

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Wanda Morales
Wanda Morales, CRRN, MSN

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Wanda has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital since 1998.

Wanda has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dothan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital since 1998 and brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of nursing and healthcare management. She graduated from Providence School of Nursing with her associate degree in nursing. Wanda later attended Troy University in Dothan and Montgomery where she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing. Wanda is also a certified rehabilitation registered nurse (CRRN®).

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