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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Vision Park, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Shenandoah and serving the greater Houston area, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation, cardiac conditions and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.

Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.

Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Private rooms

Telephones

Televisions

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Pet friendly

Nonsmoking

Student observation hours

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Accreditations

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

Amputee Rehabilitation

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

Take a virtual tour

The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Exterior view of hospital building’s front entrance.
  • Parking lot for patients and visitors adjacent to hospital building.
  • Benches for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Desk in hospital area for nurses to document in patient area.
  • Hallway full of chairs and small couches for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Microwave on table near utensils, and condiments to choose.
  • Buffet style food area with menu to choose from.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple benches.
  • Walking track with small ramp for building patient endurance.
  • Gazebo for patients and visitors to rest and relax together.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects.
  • Small desk area with chair.

Leadership and staff

Angie Simmons
Angie Simmons

Area Chief Executive Officer

Angie brings 25 years of experience to her role as area CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals of The Woodlands and Vision Park.

Angie brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role as area chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals of The Woodlands and Vision Park. She has been with Encompass Health since 1997 and was the CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Humble for 14 years prior to assuming her role as area CEO. She promotes an environment of clinical excellence with the primary goal to help each patient regain their highest level of independence and enhance their quality of life. A Texas native, Angie is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. She also earned her master's degree in business administration from Colorado State University.

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Travis Hird MD
Travis Hird, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Hird is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and provides inpatient rehabilitation services.

Dr. Hird is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Vision Park. After growing up in The Woodlands, he attended the University of Texas at Austin and completed his medical school training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and is board- certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He returned to his hometown and began his practice in 2003. Dr. Hird's practice focuses on inpatient rehabilitation at several local hospitals with the primary goal of restoring function to improve his patient's quality of life. He served as the medical director at Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital in The Woodlands over the past seven years and transitioned into the medical director of Encompass Health Vision Park in 2015.

Dr. Hird is an independent private practice physician.

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Zia Ali
Zia Ali

Controller

Zia has more than 20 years of healthcare management and accounting experience for private, public and non-profit organizations.

Zia has more than 20 years of healthcare management and accounting experience for private, public and non-profit organizations. He previously held leadership roles with clinical research and acute care hospitals. He served as the controller for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Dallas before joining the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Vision Park. Zia earned his master’s degree in business administration from University of Southern California as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from University of Karachi.

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Di’Angela “Angie” Daughtry BHA,MBA
Di’Angela “Angie” Daughtry, BHA, MBA, CCM

Director of Case Management

Angie has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare.

Di’Angela “Angie” was promoted to director of case management in 2014 after being a floor case manager for six years. She has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, moving from health and human services to case management in 2009. Angie earned a bachelor's degree in health administration from Texas Southern University and a master’s degree in business administration from Belhaven University. She is also a certified director of case management. Angie strives to lead her team to greater heights and focuses on safe discharge planning for all.

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Michael Flanagan
Michael Flanagan

Facilities Management Director

Michael is responsible for the physical environment at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands.

Michael is responsible for the physical environment at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands. His duties include regulatory compliance for TJC/CMS/TDH and OSHA as well as the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, environmental and dietary departments. Michael is a Texas Master Electrician with an extensive background in healthcare construction as well as facility management. He is an active member of TAHFM, ASHE, NFPA, FEMA and actively participates in the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.

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Chad Olsen
Chad Olsen, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy

Chad has been practicing in the field of pharmacy for more than 19 years, including 10 years in pharmacy management.

Chad has been practicing in the field of pharmacy for more than 19 years, including 10 years in pharmacy management. He currently oversees operations at both Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Vision Park and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands. Chad earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Drake University.

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Tameka Player
Tameka Player

Director of Quality & Risk

Tameka has served two different roles at Encompass Health Vision Park.

Tameka has served two different roles at Encompass Health Vision Park. She served as the director of case management from 2008-2014. Then in October 2014, she was promoted to director of quality and risk management. Tameka has been a nurse since 1998, and her experience includes ER, trauma, orthopedics and plastics. She is passionate about improving the quality of life, great outcomes and giving back to each patient and family. Tameka has a warm approach in the area of patient satisfaction and caring for each person as a whole. She is a team player in every area of her career.

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Virginia Richardson
Virginia “Ginger” Richardson

Director of Therapy Operations

Ginger has been a physical therapist for more than 23 years.

Ginger has been a physical therapist for more than 23 years, obtaining her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center. She has experience in many areas of rehabilitation but has a special love for geriatrics and inpatient rehabilitation. After moving to the area in 2008, she began her career with Encompass Health Vision Park as a staff physical therapist. In 2012, she was promoted to the director of therapy operations.

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Maria Tovar
Maria Tovar

HIMS Supervisor/Hospital HIPAA Officer

Maria began her career in healthcare in 2008.

Maria began her career in healthcare in 2008. She joined Encompass Health The Woodlands in 2010 and joined the Encompass Health Vision Park team as the hospital HIPAA officer in 2016. Maria’s responsibilities at Encompass Health Vision Park include data privacy compliance monitoring; conflicts of interest; internal investigations; compliance communication, training and awareness; and policy development and review. She brings first-hand knowledge of how implementation of HIPAA policies and procedures affect the workplace.

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Julie Walton
Julie Walton

Area Business Development Director

Julie has been with Encompass Health since 2018.

Julie brings nearly 20 years of healthcare experience to her role as area business development director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals of The Woodlands and Vision Park. She has been with Encompass Health since 2018, and was previously the business development director at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Humble prior to assuming her role as area business development director. Julie is a graduate of George Mason University where she earned her bachelor's degree in nursing and has worked in various clinical settings. She is an advocate for patients who require inpatient rehabilitation in an effort for them to regain their highest level of independence and enhance their quality of life.

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Valerie Wells MBA
Valerie Wells, MBA

Human Resources Director

Valerie Wells has served as a director of human resources with Encompass Health since 1995.

Valerie Wells has served as a director of human resources with Encompass Health since 1995. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Valerie began her career at Encompass Health at the Cane Creek and Martin, Tennessee locations, and then transferred to Encompass Health The Woodlands in 2007. Valerie continues to serve The Woodlands team but also began serving as the human resources director for the Vision Park Encompass Health in 2015.

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