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Welcome to Encompass Health Lakeshore

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 Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Birmingham, 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 Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital 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:

  • Three hours of therapy, five days per week
  • 24/7 nursing care, including nurses who specialize in rehabilitation
  • Frequent visits from a physician*

*We provide access to independent physicians.

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Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital, 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:

 

 

Superior Amenities at Our Hospitals

100 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Parking

Nonsmoking

Courtyard

Pet Friendly

Service Animals Allowed

Interpreter Services

Spanish Translators Available

Support Groups

Volunteers

Student Observation Hours

Onsite Dialysis

Bariatric Rooms

Family Lounge

Day Room

Tours Available

Transportation Services

Private Rooms

Therapy Animals

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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 hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in Parkinson's disease.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

Leadership and Staff

Michael Bartell, MPH,FACHE
Michael Bartell, MPH, FACHE

Area Chief Executive Officer

In 2021, Michael was named area CEO of Encompass Health Lakeshore and Encompass Health of Shelby County.

In 2021, Michael was named area CEO of Encompass Health Lakeshore and Encompass Health of Shelby County. He has served as Encompass Health Lakeshore’s CEO since July 2018. He previously served as CEO of Encompass Health’s hospital in Phenix City, Alabama, and as the associate administrator at the Company’s hospital in Sarasota, Florida. He also has experience serving as a director of a product line and a vice president of marketing and business development in acute care hospitals in California. Michael received a master’s degree in public health specializing in health administration from Loma Linda University and a bachelor’s degree in health science from Fresno Pacific University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Michael A. Rosemore D.O.
Michael A. Rosemore, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Rosemore joined the medical staff of Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2003.

Dr. Rosemore joined the medical staff of Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2003. He served as interim medical director starting July 2013 and was named permanent medical director in June 2014. Dr. Rosemore completed his undergraduate education at the University of South Alabama and in 1986 he earned his doctorate at Nova Southeastern Osteopathic Medical School. He completed his family medicine residency at University of Alabama Hospital in 1989 as chief resident. He has been an active faculty member as assistant clinical professor and has been the primary investigator in over 200 clinical trials. Dr. Rosemore was medical director of the inpatient rehabilitation program at HealthSouth Medical Center from 1997-2003.

Dr. Rosemore is an independent private practice physician.

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April Cobb
April Cobb

Chief Nursing Officer

April began her career at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in 2002, serving as the hospital’s nurse manager.

April began her career at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in 2002, serving as the hospital’s nurse manager. In 2013, she was named as the chief nursing officer. April has over 19 years of experience in acute care and rehabilitation nursing with her certification as a rehabilitation nurse. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Stephanie Cocherell
Stephanie Cocherell

Area Director of Pharmacy

Stephanie began her career with Encompass Health in 2016.
Stephanie began her career with Encompass Health in 2016. She has served in the role of director of pharmacy since February of 2020. She has over 12 years of pharmacy experience, starting as pharmacy technician before earning her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences and her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Auburn University. She has practiced for 5 years as a licensed pharmacist with 4 of those in a hospital setting.
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Jacqueline Cuevas
Jacqueline Cuevas

Director, Health Information Management (HIM)

Jacki has more than 25 years of experience in health information management and compliance.

Jacki originally joined Encompass Health in 2007 as director of health information management services for Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in Phenix City, Ala.. She transferred to Lakeshore in 2018.  She has more than twenty-five years of experience in health information management and compliance. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Jacki served as the HIM director for Quillen Rehabilitation Center, Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital and Summit Hospital. She obtained her degree from East Tennessee State University and she is RHIT certified through the AHIMA. In addition to her role as director of HIM, Jacki also serves as the HIPAA officer and the HIM advisor for the South Central Region of Encompass Health.

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Shannon Haywood
Shannon Haywood, OT

Director of Therapy Operations

Shannon graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree and a certificate in occupational therapy.
Shannon graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree and a certificate in occupational therapy. She has over 29 years of experience in adult rehabilitation and has completed NEURO-IFRAH certification for the treatment and management of adults with hemiplegia from a stroke or brain injury. Shannon joined Encompass Health Lakeshore, formerly HealthSouth, in 1998. She held staff and leadership positions as senior occupational therapist and therapy manager before transitioning to Encompass Health Shelby County in April 2020 as DTO.
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Tamika Moody
TAMIKA MOODY

Area Business Development Director

Tamika re-joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation as the area business development director in 2022.

Tamika became the area business development director for Encompass Health in 2022. She has 20 years of healthcare experience including nursing and marketing. Her nursing experience includes trauma and burn intensive care, nurse coordinator for otolaryngology and care management for critically-ill ventilated population while also serving in a leadership role. Tamika earned her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing.

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Misty Ostrander
MISTY OSTRANDER, LBSW, CCM

Director of Case Management

Misty serves as director of case management at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital.

Misty serves as director of case management at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and fulfilled her licensed baccalaureate social worker requirement. Additionally, Misty earned her certified case management (CCM) designation. Misty brings over 17 years of experience in case management to the team. Before joining Encompass Health Lakeshore, Misty worked as a case manager supervisor at Jefferson County Intellectual and Development Disabilities Authority (JCIDDA) as well as a social service coordinator for skilled nursing facilities in the Birmingham area.

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James Reed
James Reed

Facilities Management Director

Jimmy was named director of plant operations in 2010.

Jimmy began his career at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in 1989 and was named director of plant operations in 2010. He has more than 26 years experience as an electrician and an extensive background in maintenance, building automation, and technical and hazardous waste.

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Miranda Robertson
Miranda Robertson

Director of Quality & Risk

Miranda first joined Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in 2014 as a case manager.

Miranda is a 2011 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in social work and is a licensed social worker. She joined Lakeshore in 2014 as a case manager and achieved her case management certification in 2015. In 2018 Miranda was promoted to the director of case management. Before joining Encompass Health Lakeshore, Miranda worked for the Shelby County Department of Human Resources in Adult and Child Protective Services.

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Kim Thees
Kim Thees

Area Controller

Kim re-joined the Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital team in 2011.

Kim re-joined the Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital team in 2011. She has over 20 years of experience in acute and rehabilitation healthcare settings. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Kim is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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Donna Thompson
DONNA THOMPSON

Human Resources Director

Donna is the human resources director at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital.

Donna is the human resources director at Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital. A human resources leader with more than 14 years of experience, Donna has a comprehensive HR background including talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, training and development, and coaching. Donna graduated with honors from Faulkner University with a bachelor’s degree in human resources management.

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