When their return to independence depends on you,
we are here. Encompass Health offers the advanced
therapy and care patients need after a life-changing illness or injury.
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This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving Delaware and Cecil County, Maryland, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation after stroke, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
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By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
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Area Chief Executive Officer
Mat joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in July of 2014 after having most recently served as chief executive officer for another hospital company in Pennsylvania. He has more than 17 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience and is an active member of various civic and healthcare related organizations, including serving as a Board Member of both the American Heart/Stroke Association and Arthritis Foundation Mat received his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Tennessee and his master's of healthcare administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Ashish Khandelwal started his career as attending physician at Muroe Regional Medical Center and Ocala Regional Medical Center Ocala, Fla. in 2006. He joined as an attending physician at Christiana Care Hospital Newark DE in 2010 till present. Dr. Khandewal completed an internal medicine residency program at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Weil Medical College, Cornell University Affiliate in 2006. Dr. Khandelwal received his medical degree from Dr S N Medical College, Jodhpur India in 1998. He has years of experience as an attending at CardioVascular and Joint Center Program at Munroe Regional and Ocala Regional Medical Center at Florida and Neurology, Neurosurgery Unit and Joint Center at Christiana Care Hospital which provides him with in depth knowledge of patients requiring acute inpatient rehabilitation care.
Dr. Khandelwal has held leadership positions at CCHS leading interdisciplinary teams to increase patient satisfaction and quality outcomes. His leadership is integral to Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE where he provides medical directorship services.
* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Chief Nursing Officer
Senior Business Development Director
Director of Case Management
Marc joined Encompass Health in November 2019. He brings more than 10 years of healthcare experience and has worked in various medical settings from acute care hospitals, nursing homes, hospice and home healthcare agencies. Marc received a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Delaware State University and a master’s degree in social work from Howard University. He is currently completing his clinical doctorate in social work from the University of Pennsylvania.
Director of Therapy Operations
Lauren joined Encompass Health in March 2020. She has 12 years of experience caring for patients as a physical therapist, with experience in both inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient sports and orthopedics. Most recently, she was a partner and site manager for an outpatient company based in Delaware. She is passionate about mentoring and guiding the careers of newer clinicians in order to provide evidenced based care and allow for the best clinical outcomes. She is a board certified in both orthopedics and sports and holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy from University of Delaware, currently ranked as the top physical therapy program in the United States.
Director of Pharmacy
Director of Plant Operations
Senior Human Resources Director
Anitra Jones has worked in human resources and recruiting for 13 years. Her professional experience includes policy-planning, management, personnel development, benefits and recruitment. Anitra has demonstrated experience in addressing and implementing strategic plans for talent acquisition, retention and succession planning. She has a special focus on: OSHA reporting, organization re-engineering, team building, presentation and public speaking, training and mentoring, employee relations and customer relationship management. Anitra holds her Bachelor of Science degree from Lincoln University, Pa., in addition to various HR certifications.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
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