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
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Dallas, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury 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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60 Private rooms
No pets allowed
Spanish translators available
Student observation hours
By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
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Chief Executive Officer
Daniel has served in various healthcare administration roles throughout his career including senior leadership positions in both acute and post-acute settings. Prior to joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas he served as the associate administrator at the Encompass Health location in Charlottesville. A graduate of Florida State University, he completed his Bachelor of Science in rehabilitation services, then obtained his master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of West Florida. Daniel’s focus is to continuously improve the hospital in an effort to exceed the expectations of patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
Yuemeng Dai, MD, PhD, completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and brain injury medicine fellowship training at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Dai is a board-certified physiatrist by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Dai is an active member of American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Texas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Society, American Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and American Association of Chinese Rehabilitation Physicians.
Dr. Dai is an independent private practice physician.
Caitlin joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas in April 2022. A San Angelo native, she graduated from Angelo State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and then went on to receive her master’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M University at Commerce. Prior to joining Encompass Health Dallas, Caitlin gained valuable experience at Shannon Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health and Shannon South, formerly known as Community Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas. Caitlin oversees the financial operations of the hospital and provides support to leadership by equipping them with the necessary information and tools needed.
Facilities Management Director
Brandon brings 13 years of hospital operations and Joint Commission readiness. Previously, he was responsible for 15 facilities covering the states of Texas, Louisiana and Arizona. Brandon started his career with the US Navy.
Director of Therapy Operations
Laura Farrar joined Encompass Health in 2013 at the Fort Worth location and transferred to Dallas in December of 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Dallas Baptist University and a Master of Science in communication disorders from University of Texas at Dallas. Laura holds a Clinical Competency Certification from the American Speech Language Hearing Association as well as additional membership in Special Interest Group 13 – Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia). She also holds a certification as a brain injury specialist from the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists.
Director of Pharmacy
Rob graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. He has more than 20 years' experience as a retail/hospital pharmacist. Prior to joining the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas team, he served as director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Midland. Rob is committed to a team approach focused on improving patient’s lives.
Director of Case Management
Brenda brings more than 25 years of experience as a licensed social worker. Brenda came to us from the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Austin where she was the director of case management for three years. Prior experience includes being a case manager for five years at MidAmerica Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Overland Park, Kansas. Brenda has worked in the acute hospital setting, therapeutic foster care, special needs adoptions, skilled nursing and behavioral health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from The University of Central Missouri, is a certified case manager and licensed Texas social worker.
Chief Nursing Officer
Dexter Hodge joined Encompass in 2005 at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Texarkana. His experience includes 15 years in the rehabilitation setting, development of educational content specific to rehabilitation and national trainer for our safe patient mobility program. Dexter has worked at multiple levels in rehabilitation nursing and in April 2020, he completed the CNO development program and was transferred to Dallas. Dexter holds a bachelor's degree in nursing and is on track to earn his MBA from Texas A&M University-Texarkana (2021). He is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®).
Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator
Karie graduated from Louisiana State University Health Sciences in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She has worked for Encompass Health Dallas since graduating and has been a committed member of the hospital team. As PASC, she strives to provide the hospital staff with support and promote accuracy in communication.
HIMS Supervisor/HIPAA Privacy Officer
Brian brings five years of health information management systems expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas. He is a graduate of Texas State University of San Marcos with a bachelor's degree in health information management. Brian has also obtained his registered health information administrator credential since 2017, and has been HIPAA certified since 2020.
Human Resources Director
Peggy Tyson has been in healthcare her entire career, and maintains over 20 years in Human Resources. Peggy holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from Friends University in organizational management and leadership and executive MBA with University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Management.
Director of Quality/Risk
Judy graduated from Florida International University, Miami, Fla. with both a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences/psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. She has more than 20 years experience in the healthcare industry and has made a strong impact in patient lives in multiple hospital settings. Prior to joining the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas team, she worked in long term acute care as the director of quality/risk and infection practitioner. She is a member of the North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality.
Area Business Development Director
Jay Voto was promoted to the role of area business development director from his previous role with Encompass Health’s local liaison team. He graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and has worked in many disciplines and leadership positions within the healthcare arena including pharmaceuticals, biotech, hospital, long term acute care and laboratory diagnostics before joining Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson. Jay also served the City of Atoka, Oklahoma for four years as their youngest ever vice-mayor and councilman.
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