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Superior amenities at our hospitals

Central West End - 96 beds
St. Peters - 35 beds

All private rooms

4 Bariatric rooms equipped with patient lifts

Activities for daily living area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

ADA approved service animals allowed

Cafeteria

Community Re-Entry programs

Day room

family lounge

Free parking

Free WiFi

Guest sleeper sofa available

Home Evaluations

Interpreter services

Nonsmoking

Onsite hemodialysis

Outdoor mobility space

Service animals allowed

Spanish translators available

Student observation hours

Support groups

Telephones

Televisions

Tours available

Transportation services

Programs and conditions

at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, an affiliation of BJC Healthcare and Encompass Health

This hospital may not treat all conditions.  View all of the programs offered throughout our national footprint.

Therapist with patient

Our advanced therapies

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Support groups

Stroke Support Group

Contact: For further information call 636.928.WELL or visit BJCStCharlesCounty.org/Events.

Stroke Support Group

Contact: For further information call 636.928.WELL or visit BJCStCharlesCounty.org/Events.

Stroke Support Group

Contact: For further information call 636.928.WELL or visit BJCStCharlesCounty.org/Events.

The Amputee Coalition presents Virtual Support Group Meetings

Location: Virtual
Contact: Call 636.928.WELL

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.

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.

  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Sliding doors leading to reception desk and hallway.
  • Patient seating available on both sides of entrance doors.
  • Computer on desk with chair.
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  • Nurses desk with hallways leading to various hallways and doors.
  • Working stations for employees.
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  • Living room with couch and chair.
  • Kitchenette with stove, refrigerator, sink, microwave, toaster oven and cabinets.
  • Bed, side table and dresser.
  • Dining table and chairs.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology such as parallel bars.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • Room divided in to two therapy spaces.
  • Windows lining wall.
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  • Single patient bed with nightstand and large window.
  • Alcove with couch and chairs for sitting with picture on wall and large window.
  • Desks with chairs and cork board and a safe on desktop.
  • Closet space between two desktop workstations.
  • Sink opposite of desk workspace.
  • Bathroom with toilet, shower and accessibility seats and door for privacy.
  • Doorway leading to hall.

Leadership and staff

Shivani Bass
Shivani Bass, PT, DPT, CBIS

Chief Executive Officer

Shivani joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in 2007 starting her career at TRISL as a physical therapist and has served in a variety of hospital leadership roles.

Shivani joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in 2007 starting her career at TRISL as a physical therapist and has served in a variety of hospital leadership roles. Shivani completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware, graduating in 2004. She then earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in 2007.

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Prateek Grover
Dr. Prateek Grover, MD, Ph.D, MHA, FAAPMR

Medical Director

Dr. Grover, medical director of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, provides care on an inpatient and outpatient rotation schedule.

Dr. Grover, medical director of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, provides care on an inpatient and outpatient rotation schedule. He is a board-certified physical medicine & rehabilitation physician (PM&R) .

His education and training include clinical care, research and administration/leadership. In addition to the PM&R residency at Washington University in St. Louis, he has completed a PhD in biomedical engineering, National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research fellowship, and master’s degree in healthcare administration.

Dr. Grover’s research and advocacy efforts relate to improving care and access for individuals with limb loss. He is co-chair of the Limb Restoration Rehab Networking Group for the American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine and serves on the Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee for the Amputee Coalition. Dr. Grover is actively involved in the daily operations of The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis.

Dr. Grover is an independent private practice physician.

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Charlita Adkins
CHARLITA ADKINS

Human Resources Director

Charlita joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in December 2021 as the human resources coordinator.

Charlita joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in December 2021 as the human resources coordinator. She was promoted to human resources director in August 2022. She has 20 years of experience working in various healthcare settings. Prior to joining TRISL, Charlita worked at St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System as the corporate human resources director. She graduated from Lindenwood University in 2010 with a master’s degree in business administration.

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Kara Barks
Kara Barks, MOTR/L

Director of Therapy Operations

Kara Barks currently serves as the director of therapy.

Kara Barks currently serves as the director of therapy. Kara joined Encompass Health in 2015. Kara completed her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Saint Louis University. Prior to becoming the director of therapy operations at the St. Peters location Kara served as the occupational therapy team leader and the manager of the St. Peters therapy department.

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Ashton Brehm
Ashton Brehm

Director of Business Development

Ashton joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in 2017 as a rehabilitation liaison and currently serves as business development director.

Ashton joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in 2017 as a rehabilitation liaison and currently serves as business development director. She has 13 years of admissions, marketing and business development experience across the post acute care continuum. Ashton earned her bachelor's degree at Michigan State University in 2003.

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Tammiell Gates
Tammiell Gates, BSN, RN, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Tammiell currently serves as chief nursing officer at the St. Peters location.

Tammiell currently serves as chief nursing officer at the St. Peters location. Tammiell has held a variety of clinical leadership roles across the patient care continuum and has been with Encompass Health since 2016. Tammiell diverse practice experience serves her well as an advocate on behalf of patients, nurses and the profession. Tammiell received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain University. She is also a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and has achieved the title of Certified Rehabilitation Rehab Nurse (CRRN).

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Charles Hoercher
Charles Hoercher, RPH

Director of Pharmacy

Charles Hoercher has served as the hospital’s director of pharmacy for 23 years.

Charles Hoercher has served as the hospital’s director of pharmacy for 23 years. Charles graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1973, and has gained valuable experience in his field as a pharmacology instructor and as a clinical pharmacy consultant.

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John Ray
JOHN RAY

Facilities Management Director

John joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in March 2022.

John joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in March 2022. He has worked in a variety of executive, management and support roles across the United States and internationally. Immediately prior to joining the team at TRISL, John served as vice president of facilities at Missouri’s largest nonprofit mental health provider of inpatient psychiatric and behavioral health services for children. John graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has nearly 30 years of healthcare leadership experience.

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Jackie Tsikalas
JACKIE TSIKALAS

Controller

Jackie joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in January 2022.

Jackie joined The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis in January 2022. She serves as the controller and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Missouri. Prior to joining TRISL, Jackie had more than 15 years of experience in healthcare, most recently at a large acute care health system.

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Angie Valleck
Angela Valleck

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Angie serves as the director of quality and risk management.

Angie serves as the director of quality and risk management. She has more than ten years of healthcare experience specifically at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis.

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Deborah Wilke
Deborah Wilke

Director of Case Management

Deb Wilke joined the Encompass Health team in December 2013.

Deb Wilke joined the Encompass Health team in December 2013. She brings more than 36 years of nursing and management experience to her role of director of case management. Prior to joining Encompass Health, she held the positions of manager of case management, St. Louis SSM Health Care system, and was the director of emergency services for two St. Louis Community Hospitals. Deb received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Nursing from Webster University in St. Louis, MO.

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