The nation's largest system of rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is the trusted choice of medical professionals.
Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
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 Tallahassee, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Tallahassee, 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 Tallahassee 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:
*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tallahassee, 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:
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
WD Heath joined Encompass Health in 2023. WD brings more than 16 years of executive healthcare management experience in both the acute and post-acute care setting and over 23 years in healthcare leadership. WD previously served as a CEO overseeing post-acute care hospitals within the Central Mississippi market. WD started his career in radiology and was the corporate director of imaging service for a large healthcare system in Northwest Florida and Southeast Alabama. Additionally, WD was the executive director and service line administrator of imaging services for the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He has held multiple leadership positions within academic, not-for-profit, for-profit and faith-based healthcare system within Mississippi and the Southeast. WD holds a master’s degree in healthcare leadership from the University of Mississippi and a bachelor’s degree in the radiologic sciences from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executive and is designated as a fellow within that organization as a board-certified healthcare executive.
Dr. Lancaster obtained a degree in biological sciences graduating magna cum laude from Florida State University with induction into Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his medical degree at Florida State University College of Medicine where his first two years of medical education were completed in Tallahassee, and his last two years of clinical rotation training were performed at Orlando Regional Florida Hospital. Dr. Lancaster also completed a sub-internship in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. His residency was completed in internal medicine at the University of South Florida with training at Tampa General Hospital, Moffit Cancer Center and the James A Haley VA. After working and training in 13 different medical hospitals and institutions across the country, Dr. Lancaster founded North Florida Rehab Solutions (NFRS) in 2018. NFRS is a private medical practice specializing in delivering hospital-quality internal medicine to a population requiring advanced rehabilitation. Dr. Lancaster is the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tallahassee.
Dr. Lancaster is an independent private practice physician.
Director of Case Management
Lisa has served as the director of case management for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tallahassee since February of 2019. She began her career in healthcare in 1995 after completing her bachelor’s degree in social science at Florida State University in 1993. Then, she went on to achieve an associate degree in nursing from Tallahassee Community College in 1995. The first eight years of Lisa’s nursing career were in the role of home health field registered nurse; and in 2003, she began working in the capacity of liaison/patient care coordinator for home health and home infusion companies in Tallahassee. In January of 2017, Lisa moved into the care transition coordinator role for Encompass Health Home Health Tallahassee then transferred into the role of branch director before moving into her current role.
Kellie is the controller for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tallahassee. She has nearly 20 years of accounting experience. Prior to joining Encompass Health in 2014, Kellie had more than 10 years of experience in various healthcare roles in pharmacy and acute care. She has also served in various leadership positions in the community as a board member and volunteer with youth sports. Kellie graduated magna cum laude with a degree in physical sciences.
Director of Quality & RIsk
Krissy has served in healthcare for more than 17 years in mental health, community and acute care settings. Krissy has earned a master's degree in social work and a master's degree in business administration. She also holds credentials as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and a Certified Patient Experience Professional. She has been trained in total quality management and has built her career around improving the quality of healthcare for all patients. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, and going on adventures with her family.
Human Resources Director
Dayna was born and raised in Crawfordville, FL and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in communications. At FSU she met her husband of 26 years and together they have two children. Dayna went on to further her education and received her master's degree in business administration from Colorado State University and her SHRM senior professional certification in human resources.
Director of Therapy Operations
Heidi is the director of therapy operations at Encompass Hospital of Tallahassee. Prior to joining Encompass Health, she served for more than 20 years in various leadership roles including director of therapy, clinical consultant and vice president of therapy operations. Heidi also served as a gubernatorial-assigned board member to the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy from 2013-2015. Heidi holds both a bachelor’s and a doctoral degree in occupational therapy.
Director of Plant Operations
Todd graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He served in the Navy Nuclear Power program for eight years and earned a Master of Science in Management from Troy State University. He comes to Encompass Health with a diverse background in the operations and maintenance of a variety of mechanical and electrical systems.
Chief Nursing Officer
Nancy Anne brings almost 24 years of nursing experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation of Tallahassee. She has held various leadership positions throughout her career in acute care and is a trusted nurse leader in the community. Nancy Anne received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Florida State University in 1997 and received her master's degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama with a concentration in executive nurse administration in 2011. She is also a certified neuroscience registered nurse. Nancy Anne has a passion for high-quality and safe patient care.