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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Pearland, we serve the greater Houston area as a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation 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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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Beds

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Telephones

Televisions

Tours available

Cafeteria

Pet friendly

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.

Hospital happenings

Micah Sims, 39, was hospitalized on April 9, with COVID-19. He was on a ventilator for 30 days and also on a trach. He lost nearly 40 pounds. When he came to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland he couldn't walk or talk, but during his two-week stay, he was able to regain the ability to do both.

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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.

L0 - Lobby
  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Patient seating available on both sides of entrance doors.
  • Reception desk and hallway off to one side.
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L1 - Dayroom
  • Windows lining wall.
  • Groups of tables and chairs with a TV on the wall.
  • Hand washing station near the door to the room.
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  • Single patient bed with nightstand and large window.
  • Alcove with couch and chairs for sitting with picture on wall and large window.
  • Desks with chairs and cork board and a safe on desktop.
  • Sink opposite of desk workspace.
  • Bathroom with toilet, shower and accessibility seats and door for privacy.
  • Doorway leading to hall.
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  • Courtyard surrounded by brick wall on one side and an open area.
  • Multiple raised flower beds.
  • Multiple flower beds with a small path to walk.
  • Path surrounded by brick wall and trees and an outdoor ramp for therapy.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • REAL Therapy driving simulation.
  • Room divided in to two therapy spaces.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
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  • Large tables and chairs for dining.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks.
  • Hot and cold buffet style food bars.
  • Fountain drink and hot drink machines available in cafeteria.
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  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Front entrance.
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  • Open room with the nurse's station and hallways leading off.

Leadership and staff

Mike Cabiro PT,MBA
MIKE CABIRO, PT, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Cabiro assumed the role of CEO in March 2017 and brings 15 years of operational leadership experience to his role.
Mike Cabiro assumed the role of CEO in March 2017 and brings 15 years of operational leadership experience to his role at Encompass Health Pearland, formerly HealthSouth Pearland in addition to his 12 years of clinical-level experience as a physical therapist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from LSU Medical Center and a master’s degree in business administration from TWU in Houston.
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Natasha E. Rose M.D.,P.A.
NATASHA E. ROSE, M.D., P.A.

Medical Director

As medical director, Dr. Rose will work with clinicians and other staff members to create a care plan designed to meet the needs of each patient.

As medical director, Dr. Rose will work with clinicians and other staff members to create a care plan designed to meet the needs of each patient. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Rose completed a transitional year in Dearborn at Oakwood Hospital then completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rose has also completed a fellowship with a brain injury and stroke program. She holds membership with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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

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Charles Akers
Charles Akers

Director of Facilities Management

Charles Akers serves as director for facilities for Encompass Health.

Charles Akers serves as director for facilities for Encompass Health. He has over 15 years working in facilities, the last four serving as director in the medical field. He served in the United States Marine Corps where he learned teamwork and high morale help to accomplish any goal. He went on to earn his bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and is currently pursuing a MBA degree. He is committed to providing a safe environment and positive experience for all staff and patients.

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Keaton Beck
Keaton Beck

Controller

Keaton joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in 2017 as the regional finance analyst for the southwest region.

Keaton joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in 2017 as the regional finance analyst for the southwest region. He then served as the regional accounting manager before joining the Encompass Health Rehabilitation of Pearland team. Keaton is responsible for enabling an environment that allows for the highest quality of care by directing the accounting and finance function of the hospital. Keaton received his bachelor’s degree in financial management from the University of St. Thomas.

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Lisiane Church
Lisiane Church

Director of Case Management

Lisiane Church is a Clinical Social Worker and has a Ph.D. from University of Houston. Ms. Church has been working in the Health Care System for 15 + years.

Lisiane Church is a Clinical Social Worker and has a Ph.D. from University of Houston. Ms. Church has been working in the Health Care System for 15 + years. She served as an Administrator for Joint Commission Certification in 2007 at Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire and it was successfully granted.  Ms. Church’s goals are to provide patients/families the best Hospital Experience and a safe discharge to the Community.

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Oscar Gonzalez LVN
OSCAR GONZALEZ, LVN

PAS Coordinator

Oscar Gonzalez brings more than six years of nursing experience and more than two years of leadership experience to the PAS coordinator role. 
Oscar Gonzalez brings more than six years of nursing experience and more than two years of leadership experience to the PAS coordinator role. He enjoys using his clinical knowledge to positively impact patients’ lives by helping to determine the patient’s length of stay, educating the staff and striving for excellent patient outcomes. Oscar’s knowledge, leadership and teaching experience make him a valued asset to the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Pearland leadership team.
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Sylvia Hinojosa
SYLVIA HINOJOSA

Nutrition Services Manager

Sylvia is a dedicated certified dietary manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the food service industry.
Sylvia is a dedicated certified dietary manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the food service industry. In her role as Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Pearland’s nutrition services manager, she provides leadership, management and direction to the overall operation of nutrition services. She is committed to maintaining all aspects of dietary and food safety standards, while providing the highest quality of nutritional care and food service
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Courtney Keimig
COURTNEY KEIMIG

Director of Therapy Operations

Courtney has spent her entire career in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. 
Courtney has spent her entire career in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in fitness and human performance from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2007, she received her doctorate of physical therapy from Hardin-Simmons University in 2009. She has her Neuro-IFRAH® and LSVT Big® certifications and is a member of the Texas and American Physical Therapy Association.
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Debra K. Larive SPHR,SHRM-SCP
DEBRA K. LARIVE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director of Human Resources

Debra Larive brings more than 20 years of healthcare human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Pearland.
Debra Larive brings more than 20 years of healthcare human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Pearland. Debra has an extensive background in human resources management with expertise in organizational development and executive leadership coaching. She is a certified senior professional in human resources and holds several certifications in psychometric assessment tools. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in workforce education and development.
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Kimberly Peterson
KIMBERLY PETERSON

Director of Quality and Risk

Kimberly is a registered respiratory therapist, with more than twenty years experience in the rehabilitation setting.
Kimberly is a registered respiratory therapist, with more than twenty years experience in the rehabilitation setting. In her 16 years of quality/risk experience, she has focused on patient safety and outcomes and been directly involved in program development, including stroke and pulmonary rehabilitation. Customer service is a priority for Kimberly, and she makes an effort to get to know her patients, families and customers. Kimberly was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Pearland, Texas. She is excited to bring her community and career together by joining the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Pearland team.
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Mark Rademacher
Mark Rademacher

Area Business Development Director

Mark is known as a seasoned business leader with 20+ years of success achieving sales, profit and revenue objectives.
Mark Rademacher, business development director at Encompass Health Pearland and Encompass Health Sugar Land is from Traverse City Michigan, and moved to Sugar Land, Texas in 1982. Mark was educated in Ft. Bend County and became involved in emergency medicine in1996 where he trained as a paramedic with the Houston Fire Department. Through his passion and empathetic spirit for people and an entrepreneurial drive, Mark has led marketing teams in multiple healthcare arenas. He is known as a seasoned business leader with 20+ years of success achieving sales, profit and revenue objectives, and is a creative thinker known for delivering innovation that drives bottom line results.
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Ruby Roy
RUBY ROY

Director of Pharmacy

Ruby Roy serves as the pharmacy director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland.

Ruby Roy serves as the pharmacy director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland. She received her pharmacology degree from Texas Southern University’s college of pharmacy. Ruby has held leadership roles as a director and consultant pharmacist with over 12 years of experience in providing quality pharmaceutical and clinical services to retail, private and public health settings. Ruby has a track record of maintaining positive relationships with customers, pharmaceutical representatives and medical professionals and is adept at changing according to evolving and changing pharmacy industry.

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Natalie Zamulinski
Natalie Zamulinski

Chief Nursing Officer

Natalie Zamulinski, joined Encompass Health Pearland November 2019 as chief nursing officer.

Natalie Zamulinski, joined Encompass Health Pearland November 2019 as chief nursing officer. Natalie comes with over 27 years' experience in the healthcare from bedside nursing and education to leadership roles. She brings a unique perspective, with enhanced focus on the patient family centered experience, ensuring exceptional quality care, and patient safety. In addition, she creates and implements nursing practice standards to optimize patient care delivery while continuing to support nursing leadership development and succession planning. Natalie earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio in 1992 and her master's degree in healthcare and management from Western Governors University in 2016.

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