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At Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Westerville and serving the greater Columbus area, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation 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.
Spinal cord injury rehabilitation
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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 wound care.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
After being discharged from the hospital after his COVID-19 battle, Don Billups had one more stop on his six-week recovery journey. Billups went to at Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital to help him regain strength and function after being on the ventilator for 28 days. His return home was a much needed moment for his wife, who lost her parents and a younger brother to COVID-19.
- Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health
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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).
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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.
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