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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Chattanooga, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, hip fracture 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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Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Scott has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, since 1997 and was previously CEO / administrator at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Florence, South Carolina. He has served as CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga since 2007. Scott graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. In 2002, he received a master’s degree in business administration from Francis Marion University with a certificate in health management from the Medical University of South Carolina. Scott’s community involvement has included serving as the chairman of the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, a member of the Chancellor’s Roundtable at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and a member of the Physical Therapy Program Advisory Board for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Dr. Munir is a board-certified physician with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a sub-specialty in pain medicine. He is also board-certified with the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In addition to his work as a physiatrist, he is also a certified physical therapist. Dr. Munir completed his residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and his doctorate of medicine was earned from Sind Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.
* Amjad M. Munir, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.
Director of Therapy Operations
Theresa has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga, formerly HealthSouth Chattanooga, since 2003. She graduated from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, with a bachelor's degree in biology in 1996 and received her master's degree in occupational therapy from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2000. Theresa also serves as an associate regional DTO for the Encompass Health MidAtlantic region and has been on the Therapy Leadership Board since 2014. She has completed training in neuro developmental treatment, which focuses on neurological handling approaches in the assessment and treatment of rehabilitation patients with diagnoses such as stroke, brain injury and other neurological disorders.
Chief Nursing Officer
Trish has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga since 1998. She graduated from Chattanooga State Technical Community College with an associate’s degree in registered nursing in 2005 and from Chamberlain School of Nursing with her bachelor’s degree in 2019. She held many positions within the hospital before becoming the chief nursing officer including therapy technician, phlebotomist, admissions clerk, receptionist, staff nurse, charge nurse, and patient assessment standards coordinator. Trish also received a specialty certification in rehabilitation nursing in 2007 and is recognized as a CRRN, and has since successfully completed recertification every 5 years.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Delilah has 32 years of nursing experience with 26 years in nursing management, including nurse manager, service line administrator and associate chief nursing officer. She has an associate's degree in nursing from Cleveland State College and a master's degree in health science from Jolliet, Illinois.
Director of Plant Operations
Pat Kelly has more than 10 years of experience in facilities management and more than seven years of experience working as an HVAC/R tech. He has worked primarily in acute care, medical surgical and electroconvulsive therapy care facilities that focus on behavior and psychiatric treatment. He has a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in project management. He has served as director of plant operations for multiple hospitals for one of the largest behavioral health organization in the United States.
Director of Human Resources
Teesha started with Encompass Health in October 2017. She has worked in human resources since 2006. Her healthcare industry experience includes hospice and critical access hospitals. Teesha graduated from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn in May 2005 with her bachelor's degree in business administration. She obtained her professional in human resources certification from the HR Certification Institute in November 2015.
Karen has 16 years of healthcare experience. She began her career as a purchasing agent and then advanced to a staff accountant, where she managed expenses for the hospital and a surgery center. She received an associate's degree from Chattanooga State and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree from Covenant College.
Business Development Director
Stephanie has been with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, since 1994 and has served in several roles at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Memphis, TN. She has been with Encompass Health Chattanooga since 2008. Stephanie graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1993. She received additional certification in the specialty of rehabilitation nursing in 1995 and was recertified in 2009. Her nursing career has been in direct patient care within the ICU and rehabilitation setting, healthcare sales and administration. Stephanie's community involvement has included board membership on the Chattanooga Area Brain Injury Association, as well as work with the Chattanooga Coalition on Healthcare.
Director of Case Management
Sandra started with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga, formerly HealthSouth Chattanooga, in May 2018. She has 35 years of nursing experience with 21 of those years serving as a leader in nursing management. She originally graduated from Dalton State College in 1983 with her associate’s degree in nursing and obtained her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2008. Sandra furthered her education in 2013 by obtaining a master’s degree in healthcare administration. She has also attained Certified Professional Healthcare Quality and Accredited Case Manager certifications. Throughout her career, Sandra has served in various healthcare management roles including director case management, chief nursing officer, clinical house supervisor, director clinical informatics and nurse manager.
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