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.  

Heart Failure

Our heart failure program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Leadership and staff

Jennifer Brewer

Area CEO

Jennifer Brewer has served as a chief executive officer with HealthSouth hospitals since 2009 where she served at HealthSouth Plano Rehabilitation Hospital before transferring to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands in 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in Carbondale, Illinois, and her master’s degree in healthcare administration from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She now serves as the area chief executive officer for both HealthSouth The Woodlands and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Vision Park. Jennifer brings years of leadership experience to the market with a leading presence in business development and employee engagement.

Benjamin Agana, M.D.

Medical Director

Specializing in the management of rehabilitation services for patients at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands, Dr. Benjamin Agana helps individuals who have suffered from disabling conditions, such as stroke or orthopedic injuries, rebuild their lives. Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Agana also has a subspecialty board certification in pain medicine as well as electrodiagnostic medicine.

Benjamin Agana, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.

Jennifer Cornell, RN, CRRN, BBM

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Jennifer is a registered nurse with more than 15 years of experience in quality healthcare, consisting of clinical, marketing and operational roles. She joined the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands team in early 2010 and in October 2014 moved into her current role as director of quality and risk management. Jennifer also became a certified rehabilitation registered nurse in 2015 and has recently obtained her bachelor's degree in business management. Jennifer takes great pride in ensuring that patients get access to the higher level of care and technology that HealthSouth offers so that they can return home at discharge from HealthSouth.

Michael Flanagan

Director of Plant Operations/ Safety Officer

Michael is responsible for the physical environment at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands. His duties include regulatory compliance for TJC/CMS/TDH and OSHA as well as the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, environmental and dietary departments. Michael is a Texas Master Electrician with an extensive background in healthcare construction as well as facility management. He is an active member of TAHFM, ASHE, NFPA, FEMA and actively participates in the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.

Ramona Hinds, LVN

PAS Coordinator

Ramona brings more than 14 years of nursing experience to the PASC role. Ramona’s experience includes sub-acute, long term care and rehabilitation in PPS/MDS and wound care. Prior to PASC, Ramona worked as a team lead nurse at a state school facility. Her knowledge, leadership and teaching experience make her a valued asset to the HealthSouth The Woodlands leadership team.

Elizabeth Robertson

Area Controller

Elizabeth was hired as a Controller/CFO in 2013. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and received her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Dallas. Elizabeth entered the healthcare industry as an auditor directly after college. She then became a corporate accountant for a dialysis company and went on to work at a long-term acute care hospital as the accounting manager. She joined HealthSouth City View in May 2013 before assuming her role as area controller/CFO for HealthSouth Dallas and HealthSouth Richardson in October 2015. She has transferred to HealthSouth The Woodlands and HealthSouth Vision Park in November 2017, where she serves as the area controller/CFO. Elizabeth has always had a passion for accounting and healthcare.

Kristie Tschumperlin BSN, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Kristie comes to HealthSouth The Woodlands with more than eighteen years of experience in healthcare. During her HealthSouth career, Kristie has worked as the hospital educator, director of quality and risk management, and since August 2014 as the chief nursing officer. She is dedicated to improving patient experiences, patient outcomes and employee satisfaction as a team. Kristie holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and accreditation as a certified rehabilitation registered nurse. She is currently working on her master’s degree in nursing leadership and management.

 Valerie Wells

Human Resources Director

Valerie brings more than 16 years of healthcare human resources experience to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands. She began her career with HealthSouth in Martin, Tennessee, in 1995 and has been a member of the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands team since 2007. A Houston native, she graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She received her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee.