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126 Beds
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Courtyard
Pet friendly
Interpreter services
Spanish translators available
Tours available
Support groups
Volunteers
Student observation hours

We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hip fracture rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Our brain injury rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

Our spinal cord rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

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Michael Roffelsen
Michael Roffelsen

Chief Executive Officer

Mike has more than 25 years of senior level management experience in healthcare operations and sales.

Mike was appointed CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise in May 2017. He has more than 25 years of senior level management experience in healthcare operations and sales with numerous healthcare organizations. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts in communications from Concordia University, Mequon, Wisconsin, and his MSM in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana.

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Scott Tannenbaum
Scott Tannenbaum, MD, PM&R

Medical Director

Dr. Tannenbaum has served as the hospital’s medical director since 1995.

Dr. Tannenbaum has served as the hospital’s medical director since 1995. He maintains a private practice within the hospital and is an attending physician at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise. Dr. Tannenbaum received an undergraduate degree in biology from Brandeis University and graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Denise Barbera
Denise Barbera, RN, BSN, MA, CRRN, CBIS

Chief Nursing Officer

Denise has more than 30 years of nursing leadership experience in the acute care environment

Denise joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, in May 2015. Denise has more than 30 years of nursing leadership experience in the acute care environment. She is a well-accomplished and highly respected chief nursing officer. Denise received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY. Denise furthered her education with a master's degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. In addition, Denise completed the Wharton Nursing Leadership Program through the University of Pennsylvania.

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Sean Cohens
Sean Cohen

Business Development Director

Sean has more than 20 years of healthcare marketing and business development experience.

Sean joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital in November 2015. Sean brought with him more than 20 years of healthcare marketing and business development experience; 15 of which were in the Tri-County area. Sean received his education in business administration from Broward College.

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Peter Hernandez
Peter Hernandez

Facilities Management Director

Peter has more than 23 years of plant operations experience in health care.

Peter joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, in April 2018. Peter has more than 23 years of plant operations experience in health care. He is an Army veteran and a helicopter mechanic. He has many health care certifications and an associate’s degree in criminal justice.

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Darryl McIver
Darryl McIver, BS, CCM

Director of Case Management

Darryl has more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership.

Darryl joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, in January 2018. He brings more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership roles in both inpatient acute and post-acute rehabilitation settings. He has worked in several Encompass Health rehabilitation hospitals and brings with him a variety of experience in the post-acute care continuum. Darryl obtained his education in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Martin. His diverse background includes hospital case management, utilization management, Six Sigma, quality management, disease management, managed care and discharge planning.

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Susan Saba
Susan Saba, RN, MSN

Director of Quality/Risk

Susan has more than 35 years of nursing and healthcare experience.

Susan joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, in August 2018. She brings more than 35 years of nursing and healthcare experience with 12 years specializing in quality and risk management in the acute care and long-term acute care settings. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in nursing science and a minor in education in 2007. Her diverse background includes nursing, sales, and quality/risk.

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Deven Silverman
Deven Silverman

Human Resources Director

Deven has than 10 years of human resources experience in the healthcare field.

Deven joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, team in July 2015. Deven joined the team with more than 10 years of human resources experience in the healthcare field. She received her bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Florida Atlantic University.

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Stacy Thomashaw
Stacy Thomashaw, MA, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, CBIS

Director of Therapy Operations

Stacy is a Board-Certified Swallowing Specialist (BCS-S) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS).

Stacy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise, formerly HealthSouth, in September 2005. Stacy has more than 16 years of experience as a licensed speech language pathologist and more than 10 years of clinical leadership experience. Stacy is a graduate from the University of Central Florida, with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts d in communicative disorders. Stacy is a Board-Certified Swallowing Specialist (BCS-S) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). She is a national educator on many clinical specialty topics. Additionally, Stacy has numerous clinical publications.

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