Superior amenities at our hospitals

58 Beds
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Support groups
Cafeteria
Courtyard
Pool
Nonsmoking
Tours available
Volunteers
No pets allowed
Student observation hours

We Proudly Display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Our brain injury 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.

Leadership and staff

Michael Bartell, MPH, FACHE
MICHAEL BARTELL, MPH, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Michael joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in 2015.
Michael joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in 2015. Prior to his current role, Michael served as associate administrator at the Encompass Health location in Sarasota from 2014-2015, and as director of service lines and business development in an acute care setting in California. Michael completed his undergraduate degree in health science at Fresno Pacific University and obtained his master's degree in public health from Loma Linda University in California. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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Erin Collier
ERIN COLLIER

Business Development Director

Erin has been with the Regional Rehabilitation team since joining in 2003, just after the hospital opened.
Erin has been with the Regional Rehabilitation team since joining in 2003, just after the hospital opened. She brings more than 17 years of healthcare experience with her, ranging from case management, social work and marketing.  She has a bachelor’s degree in health science, specializing in rehabilitation services.
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Nathan Ford
NATHAN FORD

Chief Nursing Officer

Nathan joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in 2012.
Nathan joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in 2012. He began his career with Regional as a staff RN and was promoted into a charge nurse role and shortly thereafter, nursing supervisor. Nathan received his associate’s degree in nursing from Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, AL. Nathan received his Bachelor of Science in nursing as well as his Master’s of Science in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Illinois. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse. He is also a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.
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Cindy Glynn
CINDY GLYNN

Human Resources Director

Cindy has been employed with Regional Rehabilitation Hospital since September 2007 as the director of human resources.
Cindy has been employed with Regional Rehabilitation Hospital since September 2007 as the director of human resources. She has more than 24 years experience in the human resources profession, with more than 12 of those years working in healthcare. Cindy received her master’s degree in human resources management in 2000, and received her bachelor’s degree in biology and physical science from Troy State University. She is a member of the Columbus, Georgia SHRM chapter, and is also a national SHRM member.
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Stacey Hicks
STACEY HICKS

Director of Quality and Risk

Stacey joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital when it opened 2003, and became the director of quality and risk management in 2006.
Stacey joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital when it opened 2003, and became the director of quality and risk management in 2006. She brings more than 18 years of healthcare experience to Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. Stacey is from the Columbus/Phenix City area where she graduated from Columbus State University with a degree in respiratory therapy. 
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Walter L Johnson PT
WALTER L. JOHNSON PT

Director of Therapy

Walter Johnson serves as director of therapy operations at Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, and has practiced as a licensed physical therapist for more than 22 years.
Walter Johnson serves as director of therapy operations at Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, and has practiced as a licensed physical therapist for more than 22 years with focused practice in neurology, geriatrics and orthopedics. He graduated in 1995 from the physical therapy program at the Medical College of Georgia, where he served as class president. He has worked in acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities and inpatient acute rehabilitation hospitals in the Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama markets. Walter has extensive continuing education training in the areas of geriatric, orthopedic, neurologic and vestibular physical therapy. His management experience includes senior therapist and then regional therapy director of a home health agency for four years. Most recently Walter severed as therapy manager for five years at Regional Rehabilitation Hospital.
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Amy McTier
AMY MCTIER

Director of Case Management

Amy McTier joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience in case management in an acute care setting.
Amy McTier joined Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2016 and has more than 20 years of experience in case management in an acute care setting. She completed her undergraduate degree in social work from Auburn University and received her MBA from Auburn University at Montgomery. She serves as the treasurer for Alabama Society of Health Care Social Workers.
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