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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, a partner of Washington Regional, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Fayetteville, 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, a partner of Washington Regional 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.
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*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Washington Regional, 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:
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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 hip fracture rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Hunt graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2014 and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Hunt joined Encompass Health in August 2018.
*Encompass Health provides access to independent physicians
Director of Therapy Operations
Sonja brings more than 20 years of diverse clinical experience and a wealth of managerial skills to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Washington Regional. She is experienced in many facets of rehabilitation healthcare including acute care and inpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics with emphasis on school-age populations, home health and long-term care focusing on dementia management. Sonja consistently advocates for her patients and ensures they receive the top level of care. In addition, she prides herself on continual professional development for her rehabilitation staff. Sonja is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas where she received degrees in occupational therapy and psychology.
Business Development Director
Brandia has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience with an emphasis in business development. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree and Master’s degree in human resource development from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Brandia joined the leadership team at Encompass Health Fayetteville in September 2018.
Director of Pharmacy
Clint Johnson has overseen pharmacy operations at Encompass Health Fayetteville since January 2019. He has more than 10 years of experience as a pharmacist, receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Hendrix College. He has worked in most healthcare settings, including long-term care, hospital and retail pharmacy, with management experience in each area.
Director of Quality & Risk
Julie has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Washington Regional since 2009. She has served in many roles, including CNA, unit clerk and HIMS supervisor. Her patient care and management experience lend to her passion for patient safety and overall experience. Julie graduated from Northwest Arkansas Community College with an associate degree in health information management and joined the Fayetteville leadership team in August 2022.
Director of Case Management
Brad returned to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fayetteville in October 2022 after spending three years as the director of case management at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Smith. In his career, he has worked in various roles including adolescent psychiatric nursing, clinical instruction for nursing students and spent over 10 years with Encompass Health in nursing and case management. Brad completed nursing school in 2011 and later graduated with a master's degree in business administration from Harding University with a concentration in healthcare administration. Brad has been a certified case manager since 2016.
Corey joined the Encompass Health Fayetteville leadership team in June 2019. Corey is an Arkansas native and brings more than 19 years of financial management experience. She graduated in 2000 from Ouachita Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Stroke & Neuro Director
Dr. Tremwel practices as a stroke neurologist and serves as medical director of Washington Regional Medical Center's Comprehensive Stroke Program. Dr. Tremwel, who has been in practice as a stroke neurologist since 2001, earned her medical degree from the University of Florida, where she also completed her neurology residency. She completed a fellowship in cerebrovascular disease and stroke from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Tremwel joined Washington Regional in 2014 as the medical center expanded its neuroscience services to include advanced treatment options not available elsewhere in the region.
Dr. Tremwel is an independent private practice physician.
Director of Plant Operations
Adam joined Encompass Health in 2012 as a maintenance mechanic. He completed the Encompass Health Plant Operations Manager training program and was promoted to director of plant operations in February 2018.