Phone Number: 972.398.5700
3351 Waterview Parkway
Richardson, TX 75080
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday through Sunday
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson
Chief Executive Officer
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.
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.
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. 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.
Director of Therapy Operations
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.
Chief Nursing Officer
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.
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. 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.
Business Development Director
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.