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 Braintree, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Braintree, 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 Braintree 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 Braintree, 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:
Spanish translators available
Student observation hours
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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 traumatic brain injury rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Cindy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree with more than 30 years of clinical and healthcare management experience. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Cindy served as chief operating officer at OSS Health in York, Pennsylvania. A Massachusetts native, she received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy and her master’s degree in healthcare professions from Northeastern University. She is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Williams has been at Encompass Health Braintree since 1998 and has served as the medical director since 2009. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Notre Dame and his medical doctorate was achieved from Rutgers Medical School. He was a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland prior to completing his medical residency through Brown University School of Medicine where he held the position of chief medical resident. He was an early proponent of hospitalist medicine developing the original hospitalist programs at both South Shore Hospital andEncompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree.
Dr. Williams is an independent private practice physician.
Human Resources Director
Maureen brings 25 years of human resources experience from the human services, construction management, legal and healthcare industries. She graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Maine and is a SHRM Certified Professional in human resources. Maureen has a long standing commitment to volunteer work serving individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities and currently sits on the CAB board of directors of the Department of Developmental Services.
Director of Case Management
Carol holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts and is a licensed social worker. She began her employment with Encompass Health Braintree in 2000 as a case manager and was promoted to director of case management in 2001. She has worked in a variety of healthcare settings in a leadership social work/case management capacity for more than 20 years.
Facilities Management Director
Greg brings 12 years of healthcare experience from Rhode Island & Hasbro Children’s Hospital as the facilities construction and maintenance manager, almost four years as director of facilities and capital planning at Massasoit Community College and 22 years at Texas Instruments Inc. as a mechanical engineer & facilities management. Greg graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, New England Institute of Technology with an associate's degree in building construction and holds a Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Div. of Professional Licensures Board of Building Regulations and Standards Unrestricted Construction License, and a certified trainer in the concepts of 5S, lean, six sigma.
Director of Pharmacy
As a healthcare and pharmacy leader, Dr. Hammad joined Encompass Health with more than 17 years of experience from diverse and renowned healthcare academic centers, acute care settings, rehabilitation, regional care and corporate management. Kareem earned his MBA in healthcare from Boston University and his Doctor of pharmacy degree from MCPHS University. Prior to Encompass, Dr. Hammad worked as a director of pharmacy services at Shriners Hospital for Children. He was also a pharmacy leader at Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston
Chief Nursing Officer
Renia has extensive experience in nursing leadership, direct patient care, education and is board certified in nursing informatics. Her healthcare delivery has a focus on shared governance and team collaboration to optimize patient outcomes and staff satisfaction.
Director of Nutrition Services
Janibel brings more than 16 years of healthcare food service experience to Encompass Health, with a little over five years of managerial experience. Throughout the years, she has worked her way up within the food services department. She was born and raised in Boston and is currently working on her bachelor's degree in accounting at Southern New Hampshire University.
Business Development Director
Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Ithaca College in 1993. As a physical therapist, he has worked in the acute care setting, home care setting and acute rehabilitation setting. Dan served as the director of clinical services at Encompass Health Braintree from 2000 to 2015. During that time, Dan earned his master’s degree in business administration at the University of Massachusetts in 2004. Dan transitioned into his current role of business development director in 2015.
Dan is an experienced and accomplished financial professional with a strong leadership background in all facets of the financial cycle. He brings more than 18 years of healthcare financial management experience to Encompass Health. Prior to joining our team, Dan was director of finance for a national healthcare and senior living service provider (AlerisLife).
Director of Therapy Operations
Kim has been a physical therapist for approximately 16 years. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston College, she went on to receive her master’s degree in physical therapy from Columbia University. She joined Encompass Health Braintree in 2001. From 2003 until 2015 she was a physical therapy team leader on the spinal cord injury/orthopedic/complex medical floor. She became the director of therapy operations in 2015.