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Central West End - 96 beds
St. Peters - 35 beds
All private rooms
4 Bariatric rooms equipped with patient lifts
Activity daily living area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath
ADA approved service animals allowed
Community Re-Entry programs
Guest sleeper sofa available
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.
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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.
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.
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).
Director of Pharmacy
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.
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.