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70 Beds
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Courtyard
Pet friendly
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™

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.

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Leadership and staff

Tripp Smith
Tripp Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Tripp, a Birmingham, Alabama native, is an alumnus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Tripp, a Birmingham, Alabama native, is an alumnus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he  received a bachelor's degree in finance in 1996, master's degree in business administration in 2000 and  a master's degree in health administration in 2002. Prior to his current position at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo, formerly HealthSouth, Tripp served as administrator/chief operating officer at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Kevin Creed
Dr. Kevin Creed

Medical director

Dr. Creed is board certified through the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Kevin Creed earned his medical degree in 2004 from Howard University in Washington, D.C.  He completed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation in 2008 at The University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Creed is board certified through the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Linda-Calidonio
Linda Calidonio

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Originally from Long Island, New York, Linda brings almost 20 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Linda brings almost 20 years of healthcare experience to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth. She graduated from Pasco-Hernando College in 1993 making her a third generation registered nurse. She has continued her education to become certified in rehabilitation nursing achieving the CRRN®. She has been with Encompass Health since 2003 in various roles and the director of risk/quality management since 2008. She has a license in Healthcare Risk Management from the State of Florida since 2001.

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Glenda Carius
Glenda Carius, RN, MSN, WCC

Chief Nursing Officer

Glenda began her nursing career with Encompass Health Sarasota, formerly HealthSouth, in 2010 as a registered nurse.

Glenda began her nursing career with Encompass Health Sarasota, formerly HealthSouth, in 2010 as a registered nurse. Subsequently, she was promoted to nursing supervisor then nurse manager. In 2017, Glenda was again promoted and joined Encompass Health Largo as chief nursing officer. She is originally from Illinois where she graduated with an associate degree in nursing from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences and later obtained a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Florida. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Register Nurse and Wound Care Certified.

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William Donish
William Donish

Director of Plant Operations

William “Bill” Donish joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2018.

William “Bill” Donish joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2018. Prior to his arrival, he served as the director of facilities management for a large skilled nursing facility in Tampa. An electrician by trade, he has held several positions including a master lead at St. Anthony Hospital, and has several certifications in his area of expertise. Before entering the healthcare setting, Bill was a store manager at a CVS Pharmacy.

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Kevin Goyer
Kevin Goyer

Director of Human Resources

Kevin joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2016 and brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience in human resources, leadership and organizational development.

Kevin joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2016 and brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience in human resources, leadership and organizational development. He earned an associate degree in marketing from The Sage Colleges and a bachelor’s degree from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. Kevin holds PHR certification through the Society for Human Resource Management and is a graduate from Leadership Hillsborough Class of 2016 in Tampa.

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Judith Johnson
Judith E. Johnson

Director Financial Services

Since 1990, Judith has served as controller at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo, formerly HealthSouth.

Since 1990, Judith has served as controller at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo, formerly HealthSouth. She earned a degree in accounting from Churchman’s Business College and has more than 26 years of experience in healthcare financial systems management.

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Jouni Zidbeck
Jouni Zidbeck

Director of Therapy Operations

Jouni joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2015, bringing a background in various hospital settings including emergency medical services and acute care to his role.

Jouni joined Encompass Health Largo, formerly HealthSouth, in 2015, bringing a background in various hospital settings including emergency medical services and acute care to his role. He received a bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology and master’s degree in physical therapy from University of North Dakota. He later earned a clinical doctorate degree in physical therapy from A.T. Still University in 2011 and master’s in business administration from University of South Florida in 2014.

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