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At Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Phenix City and serving Columbus, Georgia, and Auburn, Alabama areas we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, 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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By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
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 brain injury rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.
Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the left hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.
L0 - Entrance and lobby
L3 - Nurses station
L4 - Therapy gym
L5 - Patient room
Chief Executive Officer
Lora Davis was named chief executive officer of Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in July 2018 bringing more than 20 years’ healthcare leadership experience in long term acute care and non-profit acute care settings to the role. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business administration from Georgia College and State University. In addition, she is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Daryl Ellis has been the medical director at Regional Rehabilitation Hospital since June 2018. He received his medical degree from the University of California San Diego and did his internship in internal medicine at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He completed residencies from both Albany Medical Center and Columbus Regional Medical Center. Since completing his education, he has been practicing medicine in Phenix City, AL and Columbus, GA. He has staff privileges at all area hospitals and additionally he is on staff with several area universities as an associate professor.
Business Development Director
Human Resources Director
Director of Quality and Risk
Director of Therapy
Director of Pharmacy
Joe joined the Regional Rehabilitation Hospital team in 2017 as the director of pharmacy. He has more than 30 years of experience as a pharmacist. He has managed both retail and acute care hospital pharmacies, and is experienced in pharmacy operations, clinical pharmacy practice, and pharmacy informatics. He graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor's degree in pharmacy and a doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Florida. Joe has retail pharmacy experience as a pharmacy manager and hospital experience in numerous positions including clinical coordinator, pharmacy information systems coordinator, and pharmacy manager. He is also LEAN certified and serves as a preceptor for Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy students.
Director of Case Management
Susan joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in 2019. Her prior experience includes 12 years in healthcare including serving as controller for a 300+ bed acute care facility, chief financial officer for a federally qualified health center and chief financial officer for a critical access hospital. Susan has also worked in a leadership role for a consulting firm specializing in audit and assurance services for healthcare clients. She is a CPA and graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in accounting.
Chief Nursing Officer
Jill joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in January of 2019 as the chief nursing officer. She has 25 years of nursing experience throughout the healthcare continuum in clinical, as well as management positions. She began her career as an orthopedic nurse and obtained her board certification in orthopedic nursing early on. Most recently, her focus has shifted to patient safety, quality, facility operations and patient satisfaction as she managed a large, multi-specialty hospital based medical group. Jill is passionate about the patient experience and has trained hundreds of employees on the importance of fostering a culture of compassion and collaboration with the patients and their families.
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