The nation's largest system of rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is the trusted choice of medical professionals.
Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Arlington, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.
At our hospital you will receive:
*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:
21 Private rooms
64 Semi-private rooms
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in cardiac rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in spinal cord.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in pulmonary rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Ty Taplin joined Encompass Health Arlington in May 2018. As CEO, he oversees the day-to-day operations as well as patient care and quality at the inpatient rehabilitation hospital. He comes to Encompass Health Arlington after serving as CEO of Kindred Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ty has worked in a variety of healthcare roles starting his career as a human resources manager then moving into leadership roles such as executive fellow, associate administrator and CEO. A graduate of Dallas Baptist University, he completed his master’s degree in business administration. He also holds a second master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Dr. Bussell has been affiliated with Encompass Health since 1994. He earned a medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed an internship at the Swedish Covenant Hospital and his residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago-McGaw Medical Center. Dr. Bussell is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Texas Medical Association, Tarrant County Medical Society and American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. Bussell is an independent private practice physician.
Facilities Management Director
Monroe joined Encompass Arlington in March 2023. He has extensive experience in the healthcare industry and has been a leader in facilities management since 2016. Monroe graduated from Jackson State Community College and obtained his CHFM certification from the American Hospital Association and CHSP certification from the International Board for Certification services and management.
Dr. Antonio Carrion graduated cum laude from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida A&M University (FAMU) with a doctorate in pharmacy. After graduation, he completed a post-graduate year one residency in ambulatory care/HIV at FAMU, in collaboration with the Leon County Health Department. He then obtained a master’s degree in public health, with a focus in health policy and management, from the Institute of Public Health at FAMU. Dr. Carrion is a board-certified HIV pharmacist, vaccine pharmacist and consultant pharmacist.
Kathy joined the team as chief financial officer in June 2008. She is a certified public accountant and has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Southwestern Adventist University. Kathy has nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare finance and administration.
Human Resources Director
Erin joined Encompass as the human resources director in 2019. As a healthcare HR professional with more than 20 years of experience. Erin is dedicated to providing our team the development, support and resources they need so they can provide the very best care for our patients. Erin holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, an MBA from Texas Woman’s University, and is dually certified in human resources by the Society of Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Certification Institute. She has previously served on the board of directors of the Dallas Fort Worth Healthcare Human Resources Association and is bilingual in Spanish.
Director of Therapy Operations
Gina began her career with Encompass Health as a physical therapist in 2012, quickly moved into a senior physical therapist role, and was promoted to the director of therapy services in 2022. She is proud to lead an outstanding therapy department that delivers compassionate, high-quality and research based interventions. Gina graduated with a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and a doctorate in physical therapy from Marquette University in 2012.
Business Development Director
Lindsey brings more than 10 years of accomplished healthcare marketing and business development experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington. She originally started her healthcare marketing career with Encompass Health's Dallas market center market in 2009 and then joined the Encompass Health Arlington team in 2011. She has served as senior liaison for five years prior to becoming business development director. Lindsey graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in child development from Southwest Texas State University and with a master’s degree of occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University.
Director of Quality & Risk
Lucy started her career with Encompass Health in 2017.
Lucy started her career with Encompass Home Health in 2017 and later served as quality and risk coordinator at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas prior to joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson. In her current role, she facilitates compliance for the hospital related to CMS requirements, The Joint Commission standards, and state/federal regulations. Lucy has more than 20 years of experience serving in different healthcare roles to include direct patient care, leadership and consultancy. She earned her associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas and holds a master's degree of jurisprudence in health law from Loyola University, Chicago. Lucy is a member of the Healthcare Compliance Association.
Chief Nursing Officer
Kristen joined the Encompass team in January 2023. As the chief nursing officer, she is passionate about serving our patients, while also focusing on developing a team that is prepared to provide exceptional care to those patients. She has been a registered nurse for more than 25 years, graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1997. She graduated with a master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in leadership from Regis University in 2008. Kristen has a vast array of healthcare operations and leadership experience across various healthcare settings.