Superior amenities at our hospitals

80 Beds
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Courtyard
Interpreter services
Spanish translators available
Tours available
Support groups
Volunteers

We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hip fracture rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

Our Parkinson's disease rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

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Jack Mitchell
Jack Mitchell, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Jack has served in an array of senior management positions during his 30 year career.

Jack has served in an array of senior management positions during his 30 year career, including CEO positions at acute care medical centers, chief operating officer positions at academic medical centers and administrative positions with physician group practices. He completed a master's degree in education from the University of South Florida as well as a master's degree in hospital administration from Brigham Young University's Marriot School of Management. Additionally, Jack achieved fellowship status in the American College of Healthcare Executives in 1997 and is active in mentoring students in hospital administration.

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Dr Matinchev
Borian Matinchev, M.D.

Medical Director and Program Director, Stroke Rehabilitation

Dr. Matinchev received his undergraduate degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois and his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara. 

Dr. Matinchev received his undergraduate degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois and his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara. He completed his residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Matinchev has been with Encompass Health since 1999.

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Dannette Bowles
Dannette Bowles, M.D.

Hospitalist

Dr. Bowles is a 1996 graduate of University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.

Dr. Bowles is a 1996 graduate of University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at The University of Oklahoma. Dr. Bowles helped initiate hospitalist programs in Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri in 2002 and at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 2005. Dr. Bowles joined Encompass Health in November 2016.

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Missy Cole
Missy Cole, PHR, SHRM-CP

Senior Human Resources Director

Missy joined the leadership team of Encompass Health Fayetteville in April 2012.

Missy joined the leadership team of Encompass Health Fayetteville in April 2012. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Arkansas Tech University. She has more than 20 years of human resources management experience. Her background is diversified with an emphasis in employee relations, regulatory compliance, recruiting, training and development and risk management. Missy holds her PHR Certification, SHRM-CP certification and Advanced Generalist Certification. Missy is a member of SHRM and an active volunteer in the northwest Arkansas community.

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Brenda Forbes
Brenda Forbes

Controller

Brenda joined Encompass Health as hospital controller in 2009. She joined the leadership team in Fayetteville in 2015.

Brenda joined Encompass Health as hospital controller in 2009. She joined the leadership team in Fayetteville in 2015. Brenda has more than 16 years of healthcare financial management experience in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home health and acute care hospitals in for-profit and not-for-profit settings. She obtained her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Brenda is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Arkansas Chapter.

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Marty Harmon
Martin Harmon, MPT

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Martin Harmon joined Encompass Health Fayetteville in 2013 as a physical therapist with more than 20 years’ experience in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.

Martin Harmon joined Encompass Health Fayetteville in 2013 as a physical therapist with more than 20 years’ experience in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. In 2014, he became the PPS Coordinator, where he used his therapy knowledge and medical coding skills to improve organizational outcomes. Martin joined the hospital’s leadership team in November 2017 as the director of quality and risk management overseeing patient-focused outcomes and patient safety.

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Brandia Howard
Brandia Howard

Business Development Director

Brandia has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience with an emphasis in business development.

Brandia has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience with an emphasis in business development. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree and Master’s degree in human resource development from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Brandia joined the leadership team at Encompass Health Fayetteville in September 2018.

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Jason Hunt MD
Jason Hunt, M.D.

Program Director, Neurology

Dr. Hunt graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2014 and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Hunt graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2014 and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Hunt joined Encompass Health in August 2018.

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K Marty Hurlbut MD
K. Marty Hurlbut, M.D

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician

Dr. Hurlbut obtained his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. 

Dr. Hurlbut obtained his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He has been a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Encompass Health for more than 25 years.

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Miriam Irvin
Miriam Irvin, MSN, RN, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Miriam has been with Encompass Health for more than 20 years where she has served as nurse manager, clinical nurse coordinator and infection control and employee health nurse. 

Miriam has been with Encompass Health for more than 20 years where she has served as nurse manager, clinical nurse coordinator and infection control and employee health nurse. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Armstrong State College in Savannah, Georgia. She received her Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®) designation in 2004. Miriam obtained her master’s degree in nursing leadership and management from Western Governor’s University in 2018. Miriam is a member of the Nursing Advisory Board for Northwest Technical Institute and continues to be an active participant in the Chief Nursing Officer preceptor program for Encompass Health.

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Sirod Meineke
Sirod Meineke, BSN, RN, CCM

Certified Director of Case Management

Sirod joined the leadership team of Encompass Health in August 2013.

Sirod joined the leadership team of Encompass Health in August 2013. She holds a bachelor’s in nursing from Arkansas State University and has been a registered nurse since 1991 and began her career in case management in 1993. Sirod has been a Certified Case Manager since 1999 with a case management background in acute care, managed care, insurance and TPA, home health, critical care, international catastrophic care and rehabilitation. Sirod is an active volunteer in the community and serves on the board of directors at the Arts Center of the Ozarks.

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Michelle Scutary
Michelle Scutary, Pharm D., MBA

Director of Pharmacy

Michelle joined Encompass Health Fayetteville in 2011.

Michelle joined Encompass Health Fayetteville in 2011. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Medical University of South Carolina and her master’s in business administration from The Citadel. She is a member of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and a preceptor for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy.

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Adam Walker
Adam Walker

Director of Plant Operations

Adam joined Encompass Health in 2012 as a maintenance mechanic.

Adam joined Encompass Health in 2012 as a maintenance mechanic. He completed the Encompass Health Plant Operations Manager training program and was promoted to director of plant operations in February 2018.

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denice wilson
Denice Wilson, MS-CCC, SLP

Director of Therapy Operations

Denice has been with Encompass Health since its opening in 1991.

Denice has been with Encompass Health since its opening in 1991. She received her master’s degree in speech pathology/language pathology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She has served as the director of therapy for more than 20 years.

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