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Central West End - 96 beds
St. Peters - 40 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
Community Re-Entry programs
Guest sleeper sofa available
Outdoor mobility space
Service animals allowed
Spanish translators available
Student observation hours
This hospital may not treat all conditions. View all of the programs offered throughout our national footprint.
Our physical therapists work closely with physicians, patients and their loved ones to develop an individualized treatment plan to improve their ability to move, manage pain and prevent further disability.
Our occupational therapists work with patients to develop the skills needed for daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, eating, preparing meals and doing housework.
Our speech therapists help patients improve their language skills and ability to communicate.
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 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.
Human Resources Director
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.
Director of Therapy Operations
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.
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. 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.
Chief Nursing Officer
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).
Facilities Management Director
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.
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.
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.
Director of Case Management
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.
We have multiple locations to assist with your rehabilitation needs.