Superior amenities at our hospitals

50 Beds
Telephones
Televisions
Tours available
Free WiFi
Cafeteria
Interpreter services
Smoking
Pet friendly
Student observation hours
Volunteers

Leadership and staff

at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson

Brent Yates
BRENT YATES, MHA, OTD

Chief Executive Officer

Brent Yates, MHA, OTD, has served as the chief executive officer with Encompass Health Richardson since February of 2017.

Brent Yates, MHA, OTD, has served as the chief executive officer with Encompass Health Richardson since February of 2017. Prior to his role with Encompass Health, Brent served as the director of an inpatient rehabilitation facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Drury University, a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Bellevue University, and a doctorate in occupational therapy from Belmont University.

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Dr. Richard Jones
DR. RICHARD JONES

Medical Director

Dr. Jones has been a rehabilitation physician specializing in helping individuals who have suffered from disabling conditions such as stroke, trauma injuries and geriatrics.

Dr. Jones has been a rehabilitation physician specializing in helping individuals who have suffered from disabling conditions such as stroke, trauma injuries and geriatrics. He has 20 plus years of experience as a medical director with 15 of those years being with Encompass Health. After leaving his residency training program at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, he began teaching at UT Southwestern before he went into private practice.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Jones had a career in pharmacy, earning a Doctor of Pharmacy status from the University of California at San Francisco. His subspecialty is in medication management, pain management as well as geriatric medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Association.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Ieesha Cannida
IEESHA CANNIDA

Director of Human Resources

Ieesha Cannida has served as the director of human resources at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Richardson since October 2015.

Ieesha Cannida has served as the director of human resources at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Richardson since October 2015. She has nine years of human resources managerial experience. Ieesha received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in speech communication with a minor in journalism from the University of Nevada Reno, where she was inducted in the 2015 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Ieesha is originally from Southern California and has always had a passion for customer service.

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Tammy Justus, MS CCC/SLP
TAMMY JUSTUS, MS CCC/SLP

Director of Therapy Operations

Tammy has served as the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson since October 2015. 

Tammy Justus,MS CCC/SLP has served as the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of RIchardson, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson since October 2015. Previously she was the chief therapy officer at Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital since December 2007. Tammy has 22 years of healthcare managerial experience and has demonstrated her commitment to the healthcare industry serving as a consultant for various healthcare companies, multimedia healthcare speaker and has served as president of the Dallas Association for Speech Language Pathology. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and holds a Clinical Competency Certification. Tammy received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Baylor University and a Master’s of Science from Texas Christian University.

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Olga Landau
OLGA LANDAU

Chief Nursing Officer

Olga brings more than 35 years of nursing experience to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Richardson. 

Olga brings more than 35 years of nursing experience to Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Richardson. Originally joining HealthSouth as a registered nurse in September 2012, she has had multiple Encompass Health career opportunities prior to becoming the chief nursing officer. She graduated from Bekhterev Medical College, St. Petersburg, Russia with a nurse’s license in 1981. In addition, she has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is currently seeking a master’s degree. In her spare time, Olga enjoys attending Texas Rangers baseball games and the Dallas Symphony with her husband.

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Ted Philmon RPh
TED PHILMON, RPH

Director of Pharmacy

Ted serves as the director of pharmacy and oversees all functions at the hospital’s pharmacy to ensure the safe, effective delivery of medications to our patients. 

Ted serves as the director of pharmacy and oversees all functions at the hospital’s pharmacy to ensure the safe, effective delivery of medications to our patients. He is a proud graduate of the University of Texas College of Pharmacy and has rejoined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in October of 2015 having previously served as pharmacy director of the Encompass Health hospital in Plano, Texas from 2001 to 2007. Ted has more than 25 years of hospital pharmacy director experience.


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Cindy Tate
CINDY TATE

Business Development Director

Cindy began her career with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth in 2015 as a senior rehab liaison before being promoted to area business development director. 
Cindy began her career with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth in 2015 as a senior rehab liaison before being promoted to area business development director. She graduated as a Licensed Vocational Nurse from the John Peter Smith School of Nursing in 1992 before going on to earn her Certified Respiratory Degree from California College of Health Science in 1997. Her clinical knowledge has served her well in building relationships within the medical community. She has more than 18 years’ experience in post-acute care sales and marketing, and specializes in program development, physician recruitment and territory management.
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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.