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Welcome to Encompass Health San Juan

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 of San Juan, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in San Juan, 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 of San Juan 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 of San Juan, 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

32 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Interpreter Services

Tours Available

Volunteers

Student Observation Hours

Educational Channel

Therapy Dogs

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2024 Stroke Center of Excellence Winner

The Stroke Center of Excellence award is part of Encompass Health’s internal recognition program to highlight accomplishments within our rehabilitation hospitals. It is achieved through a dedication, hard work and superior patient outcomes. To meet strict certification criteria, hospitals must provide high quality services, and the program must meet The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and hold The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation to qualify. 

Leadership and Staff

DANIEL DEL CASTILLO, CEO
Daniel Del Castillo, MHSA

Area Chief Executive Officer

Daniel has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan since 2007.

Daniel has served as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan since 2007. He served as president and CEO of Casa Primavera Inc. and held various management positions at Pavia Health Inc., including service as an associate administrator and interim administrator for hospital operations at the Pavia Hato Rey Hospital, an acute hospital with 160 beds. He was also assistant general manager of San Jorge Children Hospital, a 125 bed hospital. He earned a master's degree in health services administration from the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Public Health.

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Edwardo Ramos
Edwardo Ramos, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Edwardo Ramos completed his doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Puerto Rico in 1989.

Dr. Edwardo Ramos completed his doctoral degree in medicine from the University of Puerto Rico in 1989. He completed his residency in 1993 at the University of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program in Puerto Rico. He majored in pediatric rehabilitation and a research specialty at the University of Michigan in 1995. He has been a part of the faculty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1995. He is associate clinical professor at the UPR School of Medicine. He holds physical medicine and rehabilitation certifications and is certified in spinal cord medicine and pain management He has been the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital since 2004.

Dr. Ramos is an independent private practice physician.

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Eimmy Acevedo
EIMMY ACEVEDO

Human Resources Director

Eimmy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan in October 2021.

Eimmy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan in October 2021. She has six years of experience in human resources. After starting as a human resources coordinator at an acute care hospital, she became the director for human resources for the same hospital. She also has experience overseeing the human resources department at a federally qualified health center for two years. Eimmy holds a bachelor’s degree in labor relations from University of Puerto Rico, a master’s degree in human resources from Metropolitan University as well as a juris doctor from Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

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Milagros Burgos
Milagros Burgos

Business Development Director

Milagros Burgos has more than 15 years in the clinical area of therapy.

Milagros Burgos has more than 15 years in the clinical area of therapy. She was a member of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan team back in 1999 as a marketing representative and then moved up the corporate ladder to become marketing director. She was also part of the team that started the operations of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Manatí in 2007. Milagros has an associate degree in physical therapy from the University of Puerto Rico and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Interamerican University from Puerto Rico.

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Michelle Carrasquillo
MICHELLE CARRASQUILLO RODRIGUEZ, RN, BSN, MS-HIM

Director of Quality & Risk

Michelle has served as director of quality & risk management since late 2023.

Michelle has served as director of quality & risk management since late 2023, after 10 years as a HIMS supervisor at our hospital. In 2008 she completed her associate degree in health information management from Junior Huertas College. In 2020, Michelle completed her bachelor's degree in nursing and in 2022 she continued her studies, achieving a master's degree in information services administration from the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico. Michelle is a member of the Puerto Rico Health Information Management Association and the Puerto Rico Health Quality Association.

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JESÚS CORAZÓN
Jesús Corazón

Area Controller

Jesús has more than 20 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting.

Jesús has more than 20 years of experience working for the hospital industry in the areas of finance and accounting. He has worked for various industry sectors, such as; acute care hospitals and nonprofit organizations. He has also provided management consulting, accounting and contributions to other industries, such as mortgage banking, restaurants, laboratories and durable medical equipment companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting, from the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico. He is also an active member and 2016-2017 President of the Board of the Hospital Financial Management Association (HFMA), Chapter in Puerto Rico.

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Sandra Gonzalez
Sandra E. González

Director of Case Management

Sandra has served as case management director at our hospital since August 2015.

Sandra has served as case management director at our hospital since August 2015. She completed a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao in 2009. In 2011, she completed a master's degree in social work at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras. She has several years of experience in acute hospitals.

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ROCÍO TORRENS
Rocío Torrens

Chief Nursing Officer

Rocío began her career in 2005 as a critical care nurse at Puerto Rico’s trauma hospital. 

Rocío began her career in 2005 as a critical care nurse at Puerto Rico’s trauma hospital. In 2008 she completed her master's degree in nursing sciences with a minor in administrative role of adults and the elderly at the University of Puerto Rico, medical sciences campus. She developed as a supervisor in the psychiatric hospital and for 4 years she worked as a nursing professor in different universities. Since 2011 she has worked as a nursing director in acute hospitals. At the end of 2019, Rocío joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of San Juan team as a chief nursing officer.

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RAFAEL A. VÉLEZ ROMÁN
Rafael A. Vélez Román

Director of Therapy Operations

Rafael graduated from the University College of Mayagüez and has a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2003.

Rafael graduated from the University College of Mayagüez and has a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2003. In 2005, he further developed his knowledge and skills at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, where he received a master’s degree in physical therapy sciences. He started with the hospital as a physical therapy student in 2005 and has progressed through a multitude of positions including per diem physical therapist, full-time physical therapist, team leader in physical therapy, therapy manager then to his current role of director of therapy services. Motivated to achieve satisfaction in patients and help them achieve their rehabilitation goals for early integration into the community.

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