Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Beds
45 Semi-private rooms
15 Private rooms
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Cafeteria
Tours available
Courtyard
ADA approved service animals allowed
Volunteers
Student observation hours

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.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

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

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Leadership and staff

Lourdes Nunez
LOURDES NUNEZ

Medical Director

Lourdes Nunez, M.D. is a family practitioner and the medical director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami.

Lourdes Nunez, M.D. is a family practitioner and the medical director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami. She also maintains a family medicine practice for outpatients at her Kendall office on 120th Street. Dr. Nunez has been on staff at Encompass Health since 2000. Her presence in the facility has brought a competent and calming component to her patients, family members and staff.

Dr. Nunez received her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed her internship and residency in family practice at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Nunez’s approach is gentle, but thorough. She is a proponent of preventative measures for optimum health and open-minded to alternative healthcare practices.

* All physicians are independent and are not employees of this hospital.

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Luis Aguiar
LUIS E. AGUIAR, FMD, RN, MHSA, LHCRM

Business Development Director

Luis is the director of marketing operations for Encompass Health Miami, formerly HealthSouth Miami and has more than 18 years of medical experience.
Luis E. Aguiar has more than twenty five years of progressive medical experience working in an array of positions, including, medical doctor, director of case management, clinical marketing liaison, admissions liaison and director of business development and marketing operations. His skills and expertise include the areas of clinical protocols, regulatory requirements, hospital operations, marketing and communication, admissions processes including census pull through and technology management. Luis is accustomed to collaborating with various departments to obtain desired goals and maintain efficient and effective processes.
 
Luis has received multiple recognition awards for Encompass Health Corporation in his role of director of business development and marketing. During his tenure at Encompass Health, while working closely with the hospital CEO and corporate senior management team on capital budgets, he helped lead the hospital’s pre-admission department to exceed the annual budget.
His education includes a medical doctorate specializing in internal medicine and neurosurgery, and a master’s in social communication. Luis is also a registered nurse, certified rehabilitation registered nurse, a licensed healthcare risk manager, and holds a master’s in health care services administration
 
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Maite Magueregui
MAITE MAGUREGUI MS, CCC-SLP

Director of Therapy Operations

Maite joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami as speech therapy team leader in September 2014.

Maite joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami as speech therapy team leader in September 2014. Maite has a bachelor’s degree in exceptional student education from Florida International University and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She began her career as a speech-language pathologist in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and skilled nursing facility with a specific interest in swallowing disorders. She is now certified and highly skilled in VitalStim therapy and has completed numerous continuation education courses in dysphagia management.

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Rafael Alvarez Luis
RAFAEL ALVAREZ LUIS, ARNP, RN, CRRN, MSN

Chief Nursing Officer

Rafael Alvarez Luis is the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Miami Rehabilitation Hospital.

Rafael Alvarez Luis is the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami, formerly HealthSouth Miami Rehabilitation Hospital. He has more than 10 years of acute care nursing experience and has worked in several nursing positions during his career at Encompass Health Miami. Rafael received his MSN and ARNP from the Universidad de Turabo in Puerto Rico and is a member of the National ARNP Association Board. He was appointed as the CNO of HealthSouth Miami in 2018 and has been optimal in assisting with organizational change, performance measurement, quality and process improvement, patient safety and group facilitation.

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Jose Zambrana
JOSE ZAMBRANA

Controller

Jose is a certified public accountant with more than 18 years of progressive financial and accounting experience.

Jose is a certified public accountant with more than 18 years of progressive financial and accounting experience. He is also an attorney admitted to practice law in Puerto Rico’s state and federal courts. Prior to joining Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, Jose was international controller for a Miami-based insurance company. From 2012 to 2014, Jose held his own law and accounting practice, where he represented clients in torts, labor law matters, contracts, collections and social security disability cases. He also provided accounting services such as audit, tax advisory and other attestation and consulting services for his clients. Jose is a former vice-president and controller for MAPFRE Life Insurance Company, where he was in charge of supervising all the finance and accounting activities for more than 13 insurance products. Prior to joining MAPFRE, Jose was the director of fiscal affairs for the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration, where he was in charge of managing the accounting department as well as the $1.4 billion budget of the state health insurance plan, which was sponsored by the government.

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