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Welcome to Encompass Health Gulfport

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 Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Gulfport, 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 Memorial Hospital at Gulfport 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 Rehabilitation Hospital, a partner of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, 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

43 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Courtyard

Pet Friendly

Interpreter Services

Spanish Translators Available

Tours Available

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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.

Professionally Accredited

Our hospital complies with local, state and federal regulations. We are accredited by The Joint Commission, a leader in determining quality and safety standards for healthcare delivery, and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Leadership and Staff

Mark Studdard
Mark L. Studdard

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Studdard was named interim chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport in April 2021.

Mark Studdard was named interim chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport in April 2021. Prior to joining Encompass Health , Mark served in several vice president roles at Magnolia Regional Health Center from 2004 - 2020. He received his bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition from Georgia Southern University and completed his clinical rotations at the University of Kentucky. Mark achieved his master‘s degree in administration from Northern Arizona University and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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Lee Voulters
Lee Voulters, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Voulters is a neurologist practicing at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport.

Dr. Voulters is a neurologist practicing at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. Dr. Voulters grew up in the United Kingdom attending medical school at the University of London and later completing his MBA at George Mason University. His training included serving as house physician and later house surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital in London and as chief resident in neurology at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He completed his fellowship in movement disorders at the Neurological Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He is the first internationally trained president of MSMA.

Dr. Voulters is an independent private practice physician.

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Grace Cummings
GRACE CUMMINGS

Director of Case Management

Grace joined the administration team as director of case management at Encompass Health Gulfport in April 2022.

Grace joined the administration team as director of case management at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport in April 2022. She has worked for Encompass Health since 2019 with her background being in acute care and inpatient rehabilitation case management. Grace obtained dual bachelor's degrees in social work and sociology as well as a master’s degree in social work all from the University of Alabama.

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Cynthia Colfield
CYNTHIA COFIELD

Controller

Cindy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport as the controller in May 2022.

Cindy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport as the controller in May 2022. She brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare finance, having served as controller and interim CFO in an acute care setting. Cindy received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the Mississippi Society of CPAs. She lives in Gulfport with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family.

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Tammi Holden
TAMMI HOLDER

Human Resources Director

Tammi brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management and human resources.

Tammi brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management and human resources. She started her role as human resources director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport in April 2022. Tammi has worked in both hospital and clinic environments throughout her career. She holds a degree in business administration.

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Savannah Lacoste
SAVANNAH LACOSTE, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Dr. Lacoste has served as the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport since September 2022.

Dr. Lacoste has served as the director of pharmacy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport since September 2022. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and a doctorate degree from William Carey University School of Pharmacy. She came to Encompass Health first as a family member of a patient, again as a pharmacy student completing clinical rotations and finally as a pharmacist. She worked as a pharmacist at Encompass Health for a year prior to becoming director.

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Jacqueline Lipski
Jacqueline Lipski

Director of Therapy

Jacquie brings more than 20 years of rehabilitation experience to Encompass Health.

Jacquie Lipski earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Dalhousie University prior to graduating with honors from the University of Western Ontario with her Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences degree in occupational therapy. Jacquie brings more than 20 years of rehabilitation experience to our Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport team. She lives in Long Beach with her husband and two daughters. Outside of work, she greatly enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and volunteering for school and community organizations.

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Nathan Powell
NATHAN POWELL

Business Development Director

Nathan earned his master’s degree in social work from New Mexico State University.

Nathan earned his master’s degree in social work from New Mexico State University. He brings more than 15 years of management experience to our Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport team. Nathan resides in Diamondhead with his wife and two sons. If you can’t find Nathan in the outdoors, then he is likely somewhere on a soccer pitch with one of his two sons or traveling with his wife.

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Jennifer Ratcliffe
JENNIFER RATCLIFFE

Chief Nursing Officer

Jennifer has served as the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport since February 2022.

Jennifer has served as the chief nursing officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport since February 2022. She has an extensive background as a nurse in cardiac and critical care services and has participated in national clinical research trials. Additionally, Jennifer has provided patient care as a nurse practitioner in cardiology and family practice settings, and has served as nursing faculty at a local college. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mississippi College, a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi and a doctorate degree in nursing practice from Samford University. Jennifer is a published author and holds a green belt certification in Lean Six Sigma.

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Linda Stovall
Linda Stovall

Director of Quality and Risk

Linda Stovall brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation.

Linda Stovall was named director of quality and risk of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Gulfport in March 2017. Linda has a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy and brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation. Prior to joining to the Encompass Health in this role, Linda served as the program manager for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. In her role as program manager she facilitated Joint Commission and CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Accreditations, compliance with federal/state guidelines, and managed the quality and risk reporting process with an emphasis on safety and positive patient focused outcomes. She lives in Long Beach, Miss. with her husband and enjoys time with friends and family, community volunteering, and traveling.

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