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Daniel Del Castillo
Daniel Del Castillo, MHSA

Area 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 Corazón

Area Controller

Jesús has more than 20 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting.

Jesús has more than 20 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting. He has worked for various industry sectors, such as; acute care hospitals and nonprofit organizations. He has also provided management consulting, accounting and contributions to other industries, such as mortgage banking, restaurants, laboratories and durable medical equipment companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting, from the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico. He is also an active member and 2016-2017 President of the Board of the Hospital Financial Management Association (HFMA), Chapter in Puerto Rico.

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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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Karen Otero
Karen Otero MD, MPH

Director of Quality and Risk

Public Health, Quality and Risk Management Expert. Trained in the field of medicine, public health, and epidemiology.

Public Health, Quality and Risk Management Expert. Trained in the field of medicine, public health, and epidemiology. Leader in clinical quality and risk Management. Vast experience in clinical protocol writing, in the implementation of quality and risk management prevention tools, including hospital run improvement projects.

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Rocio Torrens
Rocío Torrens

Chief Nursing Officer

Rocío began her career in 2005 as a critical care nurse at Puerto Rico’s trauma hospital. 

Rocío began her career in 2005 as a critical care nurse at Puerto Rico’s trauma hospital. In 2008 she completed her master's degree in nursing sciences with a minor in administrative role of adults and the elderly at the University of Puerto Rico, medical sciences campus. She developed as a supervisor in the psychiatric hospital and for 4 years she worked as a nursing professor in different universities. Since 2011 she has worked as a nursing director in acute hospitals. At the end of 2019, Rocío joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan team as a chief nursing officer.

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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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Take a virtual tour

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. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

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.

  • Interior hallway entrance to hospital area.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Television with chairs available for use.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
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  • Activities of daily living suite is a recreated bedroom, kitchen, laundry area, and bathroom area to simulate activities of daily life for patients to practice before they return home.
  • Bedroom has bed, nightstand, and small desk and chair.
  • Kitchen has small table and chairs, standard kitchen appliances and sink.
  • Bathroom has a shower, sink, and toilet.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, TV and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes under TVs for storage.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, TV and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes under TVs for storage.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.

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