Superior amenities at our hospitals

20 Private rooms
80 Semi-private rooms
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Courtyard
Pet friendly
Interpreter services
Spanish translators available
Tours available
Support groups
Smoking
Volunteers
Student observation hours

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

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 is a 1996 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Kathy has 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.  Kathy is currently pursuing her MBA through Columbia College.  
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Alice Bracknell
ALICE BRACKNELL

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Alice joined Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2015 as the director of quality and risk management. 
Alice joined Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore in 2015 as the director of quality and risk management with many years of experience in healthcare quality, patient safety and patient satisfaction. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Morehead (Ky.) State University and is a graduate of the Mobile Infirmary School of Medical Technology. Alice currently is certified as a Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt.
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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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Al Rayburn
AL RAYBURN

Director of Therapy Operations

Al began his career at Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore-Carraway in 1996, serving in a staff occupational therapist role.
Al began his career at Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth Lakeshore-Carraway in 1996, serving in a staff occupational therapist role. In 2001, he was named director of therapy operations at HealthSouth Gadsden. Al returned to Lakeshore in 2012 and was named director of therapy operations in 2014. He has over 19 years of experience in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 
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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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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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Anne Sheets
ANNE SHEETS

Area Business Development Director

Anne joined the Lakeshore staff in 2016.
Anne joined the Lakeshore staff in 2016. She is a graduate of the nursing program at Purdue University and received her bachelor’s degree in general studies with a concentration in science and math from Indiana University. She obtained a master’s degree in health administration from Ohio University in 2011. Anne has over seven years of clinical bedside nursing experience and has spent the last 13 years in medical sales.
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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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