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32 Beds
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Leadership and staff

Daniel Del Castillo
Daniel Del Castillo, MHSA

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan since 2007. 

Daniel has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan since 2007. He served as president and CEO of Casa Primavera Inc. and held various management positions at Pavia Health Inc., including service as an associate administrator and interim administrator for hospital operations at the Pavia Hato Rey Hospital, an acute hospital with 160 beds. He was also assistant general manager of San Jorge Children Hospital, a 125 bed hospital. He earned a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Public Health.

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Edwardo Ramos
Edwardo Ramos, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Edwardo Ramos completed his doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Puerto Rico in 1989.

Dr. Edwardo Ramos completed his doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Puerto Rico in 1989. He completed his residency in 1993 at the University of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program in Puerto Rico. He majored in pediatric rehabilitation and a research specialty at the University of Michigan in 1995. He has been a part of the faculty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1995. He is associate clinical professor at the UPR School of Medicine. He holds physical medicine and rehabilitation certifications and is certified in spinal cord medicine and pain management He has been the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital since 2004.

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

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Milagros Burgos
Milagros Burgos

Business Development Director

Milagros Burgos has more than 15 years in the clinical area of therapy.

Milagros Burgos has more than 15 years in the clinical area of therapy. She was a member of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan, formerly HealthSouth's Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan first team back in 1999 as a marketing representative and then moved up the corporate ladder to become marketing director. She was also part of the team that started the operations of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Manatí in 2007. Milagros has an associate degree in physical therapy from the University of Puerto Rico and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Interamerican University from Puerto Rico.

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Jesús Corazon
Jesús Corazon

Area Controller

Jesús has more than 18 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting. 

Jesús has more than 18 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting. He has worked for various industrial sectors, such as acute hospitals and non-profit organizations. He has also offered administration and accounting consulting. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. He is also an active member and current chairman of the board of directors of HFMA (Hospital Financial Management Association) in Puerto.

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Frances M. Fuentes
Frances M. Fuentes

Director of Human Resources

Frances Fuentes has more than 15 years of experience in human resources management.

Frances Fuentes has more than 15 years of experience in human resources management. She graduated from the University of the Sacred Heart of Puerto Rico with a bachelor's degree in business administration. She also holds a master's degree in business administration/human resources from the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico.

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Sandra E. González
Sandra E. González

Director of Case Management

Sandra has served as case management director at our hospital since August 2015.

Sandra has served as case management director at our hospital since August 2015. She completed a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao in 2009. In 2011, she completed a master's degree in social work at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. She has several years of experience in acute hospitals.

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Katheryn López
Katheryn López

Quality Manager

Katheryn has been a member of the Encompass Health San Juan, formerly HealthSouth San Juan team since 2014.

Katheryn has been a member of the Encompass Health San Juan, formerly HealthSouth San Juan team since 2014. She has experience in the healthcare industry working in the insurer, psychiatric and acute hospital areas. She holds a master's degree in health services administration and another in biostatistics, both from the School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, of the University of Puerto Rico. In addition, she has a Certificate in Risk Management and Patient Safety from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. She is a member and leader of professional organizations related to quality, risk management and patient safety

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 Zamarys Rivera
Zamarys Rivera

Director of Nursing

Zamarys brings a wealth of nursing experience to Encompass Health San Juan, formerly HealthSouth San Juan.

Zamarys brings a wealth of nursing experience to Encompass Health San Juan, formerly HealthSouth San Juan. Her past experience include, intensive care, intensive cardiovascular care, ACL's and home care services. Prior to joining HealthSouth, she served as a supervisor overseeing quality and risk control, infection control, audit and coding clinical evaluation functions and as an assistant director of nursing, gaining experience in the management of all care settings (emergency room, pediatrics, medicine and surgery, OB-GYN, operating room and post surgery). In 2011 she became the director of nursing at HealthSouth San Juan before moving into the chief nursing officer. Zamarys obtained her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2003 and her master’s degree in nursing administration in 2007. She is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®).

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Rafael A. Vélez Román
Rafael A. Vélez Román

Director of Therapy Operations

Rafael graduated from the University College of Mayagüez and has a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2003.

Rafael graduated from the University College of Mayagüez and has a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2003. In 2005, he further developed his knowledge and skills at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, where he received a master’s degree in physical therapy sciences. He started with the hospital as a physical therapy student in 2005 and has progressed through a multitude of positions including per diem physical therapist, full-time physical therapist, team leader in physical therapy, therapy manager then to his current role of director of therapy services. Motivated to achieve satisfaction in patients and help them achieve their rehabilitation goals for early integration into the community.

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