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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Morgantown and serving the surrounding area including Fairmont and Uniontown, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury 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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What to expect

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

Morgantown - 79 beds
Bridgeport - 19 beds

Televisions

Telephones

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Courtyard

Pet friendly

Interpreter services

Tours available

Student observation hours

Volunteers

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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 hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

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The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Sliding doors leading to reception desk and hallway.
  • Patient seating available on both sides of entrance doors.
  • Computer on desk with chair.
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  • Large tables and chairs for dining.
  • Small round tables and chairs for dining.
  • Television and artwork on walls.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks.
  • Hot and cold buffet style food bars.
  • Fountain drink and hot drink machines available in cafeteria.
  • Station with plasticware, straws and napkins.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology such as parallel bars.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • Windows lining wall.
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  • Multiple stations set up for boxing therapy.
  • Chairs and counter with cabinets.
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  • Living room with couch and chair.
  • Kitchenette with stove, refrigerator, sink, microwave, toaster oven and cabinets.
  • Bed, side table and dresser.
  • Dining table and chairs.
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  • Room with two patient beds and nightstands with curtain divider and chair.
  • Wall lined with two dressers, two desktops and two safes for personal items.
  • Large windows on one wall.
  • Bathroom with toilet, shower and accessibility seats and door for privacy.
  • Doorway leading to hall.

Hospital happenings

Meet Ken! He was admitted to our hospital with a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis, as well as an acute stroke and was experiencing weakness, facial droop and slurred speech. Ken has been working with speech language pathology in order to improve his oral dysphagia and facial droop.

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Ken has been working with speech language pathology in order to improve his oral dysphagia and facial droop.

Hospital happenings

February is American Heart Month, and here at Encompass Health of Morgantown and Bridgeport, we are committed to educating our patients and staff on the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle. This February, please join us in showing some love for your heart. Help spread the word about our nation’s leading health threat and take small steps toward living a healthier life by getting started today! #AmericanHeartMonth #hearthealthy

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Help spread the word about our nation’s leading health threat and take small steps toward living a healthier life by getting started today!

Hospital happenings

Over the past few weeks, more than 150 employees at our Morgantown and Bridgeport locations received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. Our staff is back at it again this week to begin administering and receiving the second dose.

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Employees at Encompass Health Morgantown get the COVID vaccine

Hospital happenings

Meet Steve! He has been working hard to regain his function after suffering a stroke in November. As part of his rehabilitation plan, Steve is working with his therapists on the AutoAmbulator. This technology is a sophisticated treadmill device that uses the therapeutic concept of body weight-supported ambulation and robotics to help patients with gait disorders.

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Steve using technologies at Encompass Health Morgantown

Hospital happenings

This month, Encompass Health of Morgantown and Bridgeport hosted a Zoom stroke and brain injury support group focused on maintaining relationships following a stroke.This support group is held monthly for patients, community members and family members and helps survivors and caregivers live meaningful lives after stroke or brain injury.

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 Morgantown

Hospital happenings

Technology Tuesday! John suffered an incomplete spinal cord injury during an ATV accident that affected all four of his limbs. John has been working very hard in occupational therapy with Jacob, OT, and Cameron, OTS, with his Saebo Flex splint to help regain his hand function.

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 John using technology shot

Hospital happenings

Audrey was such a delight to work with here at our hospital! She was always the ‘DJ/Dancer’ for our exercise groups and an amazing encouragement to other patients. Audrey even worked on decorating a pumpkin for the hospital’s pumpkin decorating contest, as one of her goals was to be able to craft again. We are so proud of her perseverance to keep working hard in order to return home independently.

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Audrey

Hospital happenings

Meet patient Joe Masturzo and hear all about his rehabilitation stay and how much he inspired our staff, especially occupational therapy student Emily Waldman. Joe was a recent patient at our Encompass Health MountainView at Bridgeport location who successfully returned home to independent living.

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 Joe Masturzo

Hospital happenings

What a week this team has had discovering the possibilities. The staff and patients golfed, fished, hiked, camped, planted trees and today had a good old fashion Mountaineer tailgate. In the words of John Denver, National Rehab Awareness Week and Camp MountainView at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown and MountainView at Bridgeport have been “Almost Heaven!”

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Hospital happenings

Encompass Health MountainView at Bridgeport, helped patient Denver, celebrate his 77th Birthday. Happy Birthday, Denver!

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 Denver celebrates his birthday

Leadership and staff

Mark Rader
Mark Rader

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Rader has 26 years of health care experience, including 16 years of CEO leadership.

Mark Rader has 26 years of health care experience, including 16 years of CEO leadership. He earned his master’s degree in health administration from Duke University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Radford University. In addition, he has served on the board of directors for numerous public and private organizations.

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Deborah Mowery
Deborah Mowery

Medical Director

Dr. Mowery is coming to us after serving as medical director at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA where she practiced since 2000.

Dr. Mowery is coming to us after serving as medical director at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA where she practiced since 2000. During this time she also served as the subacute director at Salem Health and Rehab and maintained a private practice with hospital affiliation. Prior to her work at Lewis-Gale, she served as the out-patient rehab director at St. Fancis Hospital in Topeka, Kansas and various other medical assignments as well as serving as the secretary for occupational medical physicians of Kansas. Dr. Mowery is board certified in PM&R and specializes in needle guided EMG Chemodennervation, comprehensive migraine management, occipital never blocks/supraorbital nerve blocks, fluoroscopy lumbar spinal facet injections, hip joint injections, aquatics for FMS/OA and spine, and movement disorders.

Dr. Mowery is an independent private practice physician.

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Ashley Black
Ashley Black, MOT, OTR/L

Business Development Director

Ashley brings a considerable amount of healthcare management expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital.

Ashley brings a considerable amount of healthcare management expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. A West Virginia native, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health and human performance from West Virginia University School of Medicine where she also received a master’s degree in occupational therapy. Ashley has increased her management attributes throughout her career, while filling the roles of director of marketing, director of occupational therapy, and business owner at Gold Key Occupational Therapy.

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Sheena Martin
Sheena Martin

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Sheena Martin was named director of quality and risk management in March of 2018.

Sheena Martin was named director of quality and risk management in March of 2018. She started her career in quality management at Mylan Pharmaceuticals as senior chemist, senior technical training specialist and lastly, as the project manager for an error prevention program. Sheena received her bachelor’s degree in biology and her master’s degree in science education from West Virginia University.

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Lisa Mathai
Lisa Mathai

Director of Case Management

Lisa was named the director of case management at the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown in December of 2019.

Lisa was named the director of case management at the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown in December of 2019. Lisa brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare industry specializing in the fields of social work and case management. She is an active member of the American Case Management Association, National Association of Social Workers and the West Virginia Rural Health Association. Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and her master’s degree in social work from West Virginia University.

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Marty Pavlic
Marty Pavlic

Director of Human Resources

Marty was named director of human resources in November of 2019.

Marty was named director of human resources in November of 2019. He brings more than 29 years of diverse human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown. In his field, Marty has engaged in high level strategic planning for all functions of human resources. In addition, he has specialized in organizational development and effectiveness, workforce/succession planning, employee engagement, performance management and talent acquisition.

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Diana Pehanich
Diana Pehanich, RN, MS, NE-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

Diana is a board certified nurse executive who brings more than 39 years of nursing experience to the role of chief nursing officer.

Diana brings more than 39 years of nursing experience to the role of chief nursing officer. She received her nursing diploma from Ohio Valley General Hospital in Wheeling, W.V., her bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Liberty University and her master’s degree organizational leadership from Geneva College in Beaver, Pennsylvania. She is a board certified nurse executive who has clinical and leadership experience in the areas of medical surgical nursing, critical care, oncology, skilled and long term care and emergency department/disaster preparedness. In addition, Diana has leadership experience in areas of patient throughput, special projects and other patient support services.

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Tom Porto
Tom Porto, MPT

Director of Therapy Operations

Tom Porto was named director of therapy operations in Oct. 2018.

Tom Porto was named director of therapy operations in Oct. 2018. Prior to this position, he served as director of care management for the hospital since 2017. Tom began his career with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in 2001 as a physical therapist for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown. In 2009, he advanced to the senior physical therapist role. In 2014, Tom was promoted to a therapy manager role for Encompass Health Largo. Throughout his career, Tom has constantly developed his skills in clinical leadership. Tom received his bachelor’s degree in human biology and his master’s degree in physical therapy from Marquette University.

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Diana Snyer
Diana Snyder

Controller

Diana was named controller of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown in 2019.

Diana was named controller of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Morgantown in 2019. She received her accounting degree from Cleveland State University and is a Certified Management Accountant. Starting as an auditor for the Department of Defense before entering the private sector, Diana has more than 25 years’ experience. She has been in healthcare for the past 4 years.

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