Superior amenities at our hospitals

58 Beds
18 Semi-private rooms
22 Private rooms
Nonsmoking
Telephones
Televisions
Cafeteria
Free WiFi
Interpreter services
Pet friendly
Support groups
Tours available
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.

Leadership and staff

David Cashwell
DAVID CASHWELL

Chief Executive Officer

David Cashwell joined Encompass Health Fredericksburg in June 2017.

David Cashwell joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Fredericksburg in June 2017, providing 15 years of executive healthcare leadership experience in acute care hospitals and, most recently, at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond. A North Carolina native, David attended The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He earned his master’s degree in health administration in 2005 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia.

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Dr. Kurt Graham
KURT GRAHAM, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Graham is responsible for overseeing the hospital’s clinical staff and rehabilitative programs.

As medical director of Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Fredericksburg, Dr. Graham is responsible for overseeing the hospital’s clinical staff and rehabilitative programs. As a board-certified physical medical and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Graham has many years of medical leadership experience working in a variety of healthcare settings. He received his doctor of medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his residency training with the University of Illinois Hospital and Affiliated Clinics in Chicago. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

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Charles Ball
CHUCK BALL

Area Director of Plant Operations

Charles brings 20 years’ experience in acute care hospital experience to Fredericksburg.

Charles brings 20 years’ experience in acute care hospital experience to Fredericksburg. He joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Fredericksburg team in August 2014 after relocating from HealthSouth Mountainview Hospital in Morgantown WV. He has served as the safety committee chairperson for HealthSouth for the last four years. He comes to us with experience with emergency management and represents HealthSouth with local emergency preparedness groups. Charles is a native of California where he ran a successful landscape business for 15 years.

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Robin Corey
ROBIN COREY, PT, MHS

Director of Therapy Operations

Robin has been a practicing physical therapist since 1981 and has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting since 1982.

Robin has been a practicing physical therapist since 1981 and has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting since 1982. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from the Pennsylvania State University and went on to study physical therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her master's degree in health science from the University of Indianapolis. Robin is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

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Felix Fianko
FELIX FIANKO

Pharmacy Director

Felix Fianko joined HealthSouth Fredericksburg from Walgreens pharmacy in April 2015 where he exceled as a staff pharmacist in the community setting.

Felix Fianko joined HealthSouth Fredericksburg from Walgreens pharmacy in April 2015 where he exceled as a staff pharmacist in the community setting. A native of Ghana West Africa, he attended the University of Science and Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in renewable natural resource management in 1997. After moving to the United States, he pursued and earned a post baccalaureate certificate in health sciences at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009 and subsequently a doctorate degree in pharmacy at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Worcester Massachusetts in 2014. His passion and experiences for patient care began at a young age in Ghana where he grew up in the University Hospital system where his father worked as a senior laboratory technologist. His leadership qualities and skills earned him a place on the Fredericksburg hospital leadership team in 2017. Felix’s areas of interest include ambulatory care, medication therapy management, and antimicrobial stewardship. Felix is currently a member of Virginia Society of Hospital Pharmacist and currently pursuing SIDP certification in Antimicrobial Stewardship.

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Kathy Foster
KATHY FOSTER, RHIT

Director of Health Information Management/Privacy Officer

Kathy joined Encompass Health Fredericksburg, formerly HealthSouth Fredericksburg, in August 2012, bringing more than 15 years of healthcare experience.

Kathy joined Encompass Health Fredericksburg, formerly HealthSouth Fredericksburg, in August 2012, bringing more than 15 years of healthcare experience in billing, coding, auditing, denials management and medical record compliance. Kathy serves as the hospital’s medical records director, HIPAA officer and as a Mid-Atlantic HIMS regional representative. Kathy is a resource in assisting other Encompass Health hospitals with various needs and leads our team in ensuring completeness of health records and privacy of protected health information.

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Kim Foster
KIMBERLY FOSTER, PHR, SHRM-CP

Director of Human Resources

Kim joined Encompass Health Fredericksburg as the director of human resources in December 2014.

Kim joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Fredericksburg as the director of human resources in December 2014. She has over 15 years of experience in human resources management. A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Kim graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she earned her BS in business administration with a minor in finance. She is nationally certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at both the national and state level. She has also earned her SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation.

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Denise Lee
DENISE LEE, RN, BS, MA, CRRN

Director of Business Development

After working in the field as a rehabilitation liaison for more than two years Denise Lee was named the director of business development in January 2016

After working in the field as a rehabilitation liaison for more than two years Denise Lee was named the director of business development in January 2016. Denise has been a registered nurse for 29 years and has been a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse® since 1992. She studied at Liberty University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in science and her master’s degree with a health and wellness focus.

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Adam Litvin
ADAM LITVIN, RN, BSN, CRRN

Nurse Manager

Adam Litvin was named nurse manager of Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in October 2017.

Adam Litvin was named nurse manager of Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in October 2017. He earned his bachelor’s degree in of nursing from James Madison University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Nurse from the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. He is currently a master’s of business administration candidate at Temple Fox School of Business and is building specialization skill-set in neurology and neuroscience patient care. Adam joined the Encompass Health family in 2009, transferring from the University of Virginia Medical Center neurology department. He comes with more than 11 years of healthcare experience and has diverse knowledge with in the inpatient rehabilitation environment. His overall goal is to always provide optimal care to enable the highest functional outcomes possible in all patients during the Encompass Health rehabilitation experience.

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Nora Loesche
NORA LOESCHE

Area Controller

Nora joined the Encompass Health team as controller in July 2016.

Nora joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, team as controller in July 2016, after working 10+ years in various accounting capacities in healthcare, banking and energy. She is a CPA, and has her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Financial Management and Information Systems. She grew up in Colorado, then lived briefly in California and settled in Virginia with her military spouse in 2004.

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Bryana Reilly
BRYANA REILLY, MSN, RN, CPPS

Director of Quality

Bryana brings more than 10 years of clinical and management experience to Encompass Health formerly HealthSouth, Fredericksburg. 

Bryana brings more than 10 years of clinical and management experience to Encompass Health formerly HealthSouth, Fredericksburg. She joined the Encompass Health Fredericksburg team in May 2016 as the patient standards assessment coordinator and has been in the role of director of quality and risk since January 2018. Prior to her career with Encompass Health, she worked in critical care and risk management within the acute care setting. She received her Master of Science in nursing administration and Bachelor of Science in nursing from Liberty University. She became a certified professional in patient safety in June 2015 and has maintained this certification. Her passion is promoting a just culture for staff to feel comfortable speaking up to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to patients.

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Karen Truslow
KAREN TRUSLOW, RN, MSN, ACM, CCM

Director of Care Management

Karen brings 18 years of case management experience to Encompass Health.

Karen brings 18 years of case management experience to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. Prior to joining HealthSouth, she served as a case manager/operations manager for the department of care management at Mary Washington Hospital. She began her career at Mary Washington Hospital as a home health nurse. Karen received a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing administration both from George Mason University. She is an Accredited Case Manager and Board Certified Case Manager.

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Rachel Whitman
RACHEL WHITMAN BSN, RN, CRRN

Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

Rachel has been a nurse for 22 years. She has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting for more than four years.

Rachel has been a nurse for 22 years. She has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting for more than four years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University. Rachel is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and is UDSmr IRF PPS certified.

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