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This hospital is accredited by The
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 Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Westerville, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health 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 Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, 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:
Student observation hours
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 wound care.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
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).
View our accreditation reports below.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Fanous is a board-certified physiatrist who serves as the medical director of Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Fanous is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed both his medical internship and physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at The Ohio State University where he served as chief resident. He also completed his master's degree in business administration at The Ohio State University. Dr. Fanous currently serves as an assistant professor at The Ohio State University.
Business Development Director
Director of Human Resources
Facilities Management Director
Director of Therapy Operations
Director of Quality & Risk
Angela began her career with the Mount Carmel Health System in 2006, as a physical therapist with the inpatient rehabilitation unit at Mount Carmel West Hospital. Since 2017, she has worked at Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, both as a physical therapist and a patient assessment standards coordinator. Angela earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science and her master’s degree in physical therapy from The Ohio State University.
Director of Case Management
Chief Nursing Officer
Shalunda brings 22 years of nursing experience and almost 20 years of healthcare leadership expertise to Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital. She obtained her associate degree from Indiana State University, her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Indiana University, and her master’s degree in business operational excellence from The Ohio State University. She is currently completing her doctorate in nursing practice from Capella University. She started her career as a surgical nurse in general surgery, neuro surgery and as a member of the adult and pediatric transplant team. Throughout her career, she has worked as an operating room nursing educator, OR/PACU administrative nurse manager and then transitioned to division director of medical surgical nursing. Shalunda is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and has experience working with lean promotion in healthcare.