Phone Number: 703.957.2000
24430 Millstream Drive
Aldie, VA 20105
Every day from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.
Chief Executive Officer
Alfred Santos joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia, formerly HealthSouth, as the new chief executive officer in August 2016. Al previously served seven years as the chief executive officer of Lincoln County Medical Center. He is a retired U.S. Army Medical Service Corps officer and has more than 40 years management and broad leadership experience in the healthcare industry as a chief operating officer, regional director of operations and senior director of integrated health services operations. His experience includes managing and leading facilities in Seoul, South Korea, Arizona, Alabama, Ohio, Oklahoma, Hawaii, Texas, Washington D.C., and Florida including hospitals, clinics, service centers and health insurance plans. He is Six Sigma black belt trained in quality and process improvement and received a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of California, Berkeley and a master's degree in healthcare administration from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Dr. Samdani was appointed as medical director at Encompass Health Northern Virginia, formerly HealthSouth, in 2011 and opened a private practice at the same location. His philosophy of service to the patient along with the support of a great rehabilitation team creates excellence in both patient care and outcomes. In 2005, Dr. Samdani started working as medical director of the inpatient rehabilitation facility at Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Samdani is a board certified physiatrist. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College, India, in 1988 in the top ten of his class. Dr. Samdani has completed a general surgery residence and received a master's degree in surgery. He moved to the United States in 1998 and worked as a house staff (PGY-1) in Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He enrolled in the physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program at the SUNY at Stony Brook University in New York. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Society of State of New York and Richmond Academy of Medicine.
* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Director of Business Development
Director of Therapy Operations
Vidhya joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in June 2010 when the hospital opened and served in various positions. After serving as a manager, she was promoted as director of therapy operations. Vidhya’s clinical background includes a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Shenandoah University and more than 16 years of experience as a physical therapist. She is certified in neuro-developmental techniques, utilized in treating brain related impairments. She takes pride in leading a team of exceptional therapists who strive for excellence while focusing on restoring function and promoting safety through evidence-based practice. Vidhya is an avid gardener and a mother of two boys.
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.
Director of Human Relations
Veronica is a human resources professional with more than 10 years of experience working in the scientific research, technology and consulting industries. She earned a master’s degree in management from American Public University, a master’s certificate in human resources management from Villanova University and is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, she has obtained SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications.
Chief Nursing Officer
Heather is a registered nurse with more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience. She earned a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Virginia, and board certifications as a nurse executive and clinical nurse leader. Heather served on active duty in the U.S. Army for seven years as a combat medic and has a broad range of clinical experiences in acute care trauma, orthopedics, labor and delivery. Heather previously served director-level positions in long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and dialysis. Most recently, she served as the chief clinical officer for the largest multi-specialty, integrative medicine practice in Northern Virginia. Her favorite aspects of nursing are being able to advocate for her patients and making a positive difference in the lives of others.
Director of Case Management
Aman began her Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, career as a senior case manager in 2015 and transitioned into the role of director of case management in 2016. She has experience in marketing and strategic planning in the healthcare sector. She earned a bachelor’s degree in honors school in English and a MBA degree from India. She has a second master’s degree in health systems management (executive management) from George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.
Director of Pharmacy
Director of Plant Operations
Director of Quality Improvement/Risk Management