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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Homewood and serving the greater Birmingham area, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury 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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Superior amenities at our hospitals

64 Private rooms

18 Semi-private rooms

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Courtyard

Interpreter services

Spanish translators available

Tours available

Support groups

Volunteers

Student observation hours

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

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.

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.

  • 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 away from nurse's desk to other areas of the hospital.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation.
  • Walking track with small stairs for building patient endurance.
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  • Small outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple tables and chairs/benches.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple tables and chairs/benches.
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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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  • Technologies throughout room to assist in patient therapies.
  • Recreated grocery unit with shelving for patients to practice shopping.
  • Recreated car with doors for patients to practice getting and and out of a vehicle.
  • Multiple hallways leading away from nurse's desk to other areas of the hospital.
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  • Desk in hospital area for nurses to document in patient area.
  • Multiple hallways leading away from nurse's desk to other areas of the hospital.
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  • Patient bathroom with sink, shower (with a shower bench), and toilet.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, TV and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes for storage and two desks with chairs.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.

Leadership and Staff

Michael Bartell MPH,FACHE
MICHAEL BARTELL, MPH, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Michael was named as Encompass Health Lakeshore’s CEO in July 2018. 
Michael was named as Encompass Health Lakeshore’s CEO in July 2018. No stranger to the Encompass Health network, he previously served as CEO of Encompass Health’s hospital in Phenix City, Alabama, and as the associate administrator at the Company’s hospital in Sarasota, Florida. His other experience includes serving as a director of a product line and a vice president of marketing and business development in acute care hospitals in California. Michael received a master’s degree in public health specializing in health administration from Loma Linda University and a bachelor’s degree in health science from Fresno Pacific University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Michael A. Rosemore D.O.
MICHAEL A. ROSEMORE, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Rosemore joined the medical staff of Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2003.
Dr. Rosemore joined the medical staff of Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2003. He served as interim medical director starting July 2013 and was named permanent medical director in June 2014. Dr. Rosemore completed his undergraduate education at the University of South Alabama and in 1986 he earned his doctorate at Nova Southeastern Osteopathic Medical School.  He completed his family medicine residency at University of Alabama Hospital in 1989 as chief resident. He has been an active faculty member as assistant clinical professor and has been the primary investigator in over 200 clinical trials. Dr. Rosemore was medical director of the inpatient rehabilitation program at HealthSouth Medical Center from 1997-2003.
 

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Kathy Bessiere
KATHY BESSIERE

Director of Human Resources

Kathy joined Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2016.
Kathy joined Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2016.  She received her undergraduate degree in business administration from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and obtained an MBA in 2018 from Columbia College. Kathy has more than 20 years of experience in human resources serving in health care and the call center industry. She currently holds her Professional Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM-CP (Society of Human Resources- Certified Professional) certifications. 
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Bobbie Breeding
Bobbie Breeding

Business Development Director

Bobbie is a registered nurse with more than thirty years of experience in sales and marketing.

Bobbie re-joined Encompass Health Lakeshore in 2019 after serving as the vice president of sales and marketing for a national provider of employee assistance programs and behavioral health services. Bobbie is a registered nurse with more than thirty years of experience in sales and marketing including six years in marketing with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth. She holds her BSN from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a volunteer for the Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity and Kings Ranch Hanna Home. Bobbie has also volunteered for Yugo Ministries in Mexico building homes for impoverished families since 2015.

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April Cobb
APRIL COBB

Chief Nursing Officer

April began her career at Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2002, serving as the hospital’s nurse manager.
April began her career at Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2002, serving as the hospital’s nurse manager. In 2013, she was named as the chief nursing officer. April has over 19 years of experience in acute care and rehabilitation nursing with her certification as a rehabilitation nurse. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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Jacqueline Cuevas
JACQUELINE CUEVAS

Director, Health Information Management (HIM)

Jacki has more than twenty-five years of experience in health information management and compliance.
Jacki originally joined Encompass Health in 2007 as director of health information management services for Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in Phenix City, Ala.. She transferred to Lakeshore in 2018.  She has more than twenty-five years of experience in health information management and compliance. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Jacki served as the HIM director for Quillen Rehabilitation Center, Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital and Summit Hospital. She obtained her degree from East Tennessee State University and she is RHIT certified through the AHIMA. In addition to her role as director of HIM, Jacki also serves as the HIPAA officer and the HIM advisor for the South Central Region of Encompass Health.
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James Reed
JAMES REED

Plant Operations Director

Jimmy began his career at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 1989 and was named director of plant operations in 2010.
Jimmy began his career at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 1989 and was named director of plant operations in 2010. He has more than 26 years experience as an electrician and an extensive background in maintenance, building automation, and technical and hazardous waste.
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Katy Reed
Katy Reed

Director of Quality & Risk

Katy joined Encompass Health in 2016 as a quality & risk coordinator.
Katy joined Encompass Health in 2016 as a quality & risk coordinator. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and her master’s degree in biomedical ethics from Albany Medical College. Then, in 2015, she earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Prior to joining Encompass Health Lakeshore, Katy held an ethics committee post with Children’s Hospital of Alabama and served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court of Northern Alabama. Additionally, Katy is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt.
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Miranda Robertson
Miranda Robertson

Case Management Director

Miranda joined Encompass Health Lakeshore in 2014 as a case manager and achieved her case management certification in 2015. 
Miranda is a 2011 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in social work and is a licensed social worker. She joined Lakeshore in 2014 as a case manager and achieved her case management certification in 2015. In 2018 Miranda was promoted to the director of case management. Before joining Encompass Health Lakeshore, Miranda worked for the Shelby County Department of Human Resources in Adult and Child Protective Services.   
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Phillip Rogers Pharm.D.
PHILLIP ROGERS, PHARM.D.

Director of Pharmacy

Phillip is a graduate of Auburn University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy. Then in 2004, he successfully completed a non-traditional doctor of pharmacy degree.
Phillip is a graduate of Auburn University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy. Then in 2004, he successfully completed a non-traditional doctor of pharmacy degree. Phillip has more than twenty-five years of experience in institutional pharmacy practice and management, including management at very large acute care hospitals. He began his career as director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2009 and took on the management of radiology in 2015.
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Kristina Schroder
KRISTINA SCHRODER

Director of Therapy Operations

Kristina began her career with Encompass Health in 2010 as an occupational therapist in Plano, Texas and was quickly promoted into a therapy lead role.
Kristina began her career with Encompass Health in 2010 as an occupational therapist in Plano, Texas and was quickly promoted into a therapy lead role.  She served as an interim director of case management and was promoted to the position of regional patient assessment standards coordinator and trainer for the Encompass Health’s Southwest Region where she was responsible for 30 hospitals.  Kristina obtained her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Indianapolis. She received her master’s degree in health administration from the University of Ohio. She joined the Lakeshore team as director of therapy operations in 2019. 
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Kim Thees
KIM THEES

Chief Financial Officer

Kim re-joined the Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore team in 2011.
Kim re-joined the Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore team in 2011. She has over 20 years of experience in acute and rehabilitation healthcare settings. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Kim is also a Certified Public Accountant.
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