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 Fredericksburg, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Fredericksburg, 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 Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg, 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:
18 Semi-private rooms
22 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.
The Stroke Center of Excellence award is part of Encompass Health’s internal recognition program to highlight accomplishments within our rehabilitation hospitals. It is achieved through a dedication, hard work and superior patient outcomes. To meet strict certification criteria, hospitals must provide high quality services, and the program must meet The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and hold The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation to qualify.
Chief Executive Officer
David Cashwell joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in June 2017, providing 15 years of executive healthcare leadership experience in acute care hospitals and, most recently, at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Richmond. A North Carolina native, David attended The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He earned his master’s degree in health administration in 2005 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia.
Dr. Mai joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in February 2018.
Dr. Mai joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in February 2018. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Virginia, and he attended medical school at St. George University School of Medicine. He interned in internal medicine/pediatrics at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and completed his residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the teaching hospital of Columbia and Cornel Medical School.
Dr. Mai is an independent private practice physician.
Area Director of Plant Operations
Charles brings 20 years’ experience in acute care hospital experience to Fredericksburg. He joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg team in August 2014 after relocating from HealthSouth Mountainview Hospital in Morgantown WV. He has served as the safety committee chairperson for HealthSouth for the last four years. He comes to us with experience with emergency management and represents HealthSouth with local emergency preparedness groups. Charles is a native of California where he ran a successful landscape business for 15 years.
Chief Nursing Officer
Susanne brings 33 years of experience as a registered nurse, 15 years as a family nurse practitioner and 16 years of administration experience. Her specialty focus has been in oncology, bone marrow transplant, palliative care and most recently rehabilitation nursing in which she is certified. She has been the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg for five years. She initially graduated from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania with her BSN in 1990. She obtained her master’s in nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Degree at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008. She completed her MBA at Averett University in 2016.
Director of Therapy Operations
Rebecca joined the team at Encompass Health Fredericksburg in March of 2020. Rebecca brings over 34 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist and 20 years as a leader of therapy services in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation. Prior to joining Encompass Health, she held leadership roles at Virginia Commonwealth University, HCA Healthcare and University of Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Old Dominion University and her master’s degree in business administration from Averett University. Rebecca also received her certification as a lymphedema therapist from the American Academy of Lymphatics. Rebecca is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Felix Fianko joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg from Walgreens pharmacy in April 2015 where he excelled as a staff pharmacist in the community setting. A native of Ghana West Africa, he attended the University of Science and Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in renewable natural resource management in 1997. After moving to the United States, he pursued and earned a post baccalaureate certificate in health sciences at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009 and subsequently a doctorate degree in pharmacy at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Worcester Massachusetts in 2014. His passion and experiences for patient care began at a young age in Ghana where he grew up in the University Hospital system where his father worked as a senior laboratory technologist. His leadership qualities and skills earned him a place on the Fredericksburg hospital leadership team in 2017. Felix’s areas of interest include ambulatory care, medication therapy management, and antimicrobial stewardship. Felix is currently a member of Virginia Society of Hospital Pharmacist and currently pursuing SIDP certification in Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Director of Health Information Management/HIPAA Officer
Kathy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in August 2012, bringing more than 15 years of healthcare experience in billing, coding, auditing, denials management and medical record compliance. Kathy serves as the hospital’s medical records director, HIPAA officer and is a representative on the HIMS Leadership Board. Kathy is a resource in assisting other Encompass Health hospitals with various needs and leads our team in ensuring completeness of health records and privacy of protected health information.
Kerry joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in October 2022. With over 25 years of accounting experience, much of his career was spent within the healthcare industry. He has served in several capacities ranging from senior staff accountant to controller of a residential care facility for the elderly. Kerry brings with him proficiencies in nonprofit accounting, asset settlement, budgeting, trust fund accounting, income tax preparation, and financial statement analysis. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of the Virgin Islands with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a concentration in accounting. He later earned a master’s in accounting from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Director of Care Management
Karen brings 30 years of case management experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. Prior to joining Encompass Health, she served as a case manager/operations manager for the department of care management at Mary Washington Hospital. She began her career at Mary Washington Hospital as a home health nurse. Karen received a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing administration both from George Mason University. She is an accredited case manager and board-certified case manager.
Director of Human Resources
Anthanita Warner joined our team in April 2019. Previously she worked for a large nonprofit continuing care retirement and rehabilitation community as an area human resources director and has worked in healthcare human resources for more than 16 years. Her professional experience includes employee relations, policy-planning, change management, benefits and recruitment. Anthanita has established experience in addressing and implementing strategic plans for talent acquisition, retention and succession planning with a special focus on: healthcare regulatory compliance, team building, risk management, training and mentoring, and relationship building management. Anthanita holds her Bachelor of Science degree in human resources management from Wilmington University, Del.. Anthanita began her healthcare career more than 25 years ago as a medical assistant.