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Welcome to Our Hospital

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 Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Nashville, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital 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 Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, 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

80 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Nonsmoking

Courtyard

Pet Friendly

Interpreter Services

Spanish Translators Available

Tours Available

Support Groups

Volunteers

Student Observation Hours

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Careers

We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in spinal cord.

Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.

Leadership and Staff

Jeff Johns
Jeff Johns

Medical Director

Dr. Johns is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is sub-specialty board certified in spinal cord injury medicine.

Dr. Johns joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in August 2013, coming from Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital where he served as the associate hospital medical director and medical director for the spinal cord injury program from 2006 - 2013. A graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he completed his medical studies at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Johns completed his residency and chief residency at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is sub-specialty board certified in spinal cord injury medicine.

Dr. Johns is an independent private practice physician.

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Christine Campbell
Christine Campbell

Controller

Christine has more than 20 years’ healthcare experience in hospital and outpatient settings.

Christine joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in 2016. She previously resided in Houston, Texas, and has more than 20 years’ healthcare experience in hospital and outpatient settings. She is a graduate of Austin Peay State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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CIndy Childress
Cindy Childress MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

Cynthia Childress was named chief nursing officer in May 2018 for Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital.

Cynthia Childress was named chief nursing officer in May 2018 for Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital.  Prior to joining Vanderbilt Stallworth, Cindy served in a variety of roles at Vanderbilt Medical Center since 2001 including manager for orthopedics/urology, general surgery and colorectal surgery. In addition, she served as the business coordinator for the Surgical Patient Care Center. She started her career at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital in East Tennessee as a critical care RN and as a critical care educator. Cindy has an MBA from Middle Tennessee State University and a BSN from East Tennessee State University.

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Tamika Stallworth
Tamika Cole, PharmD, MBA, CPh

Director of Pharmacy

Tamika brings more than 10 years of pharmacy management experience to her role as director of pharmacy.

Tamika brings more than 10 years of pharmacy management experience to her role as director of pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University in 2004 and completed her master’s degree in business at the University of Florida in 2012. Tamika has practiced in many areas of pharmaceutical care including inpatient, long-term acute care, community and home infusion settings. Her practice expertise includes management, antimicrobial stewardship and pharmacokinetics. She supports the Tennessee Schools of Pharmacy in her role as associate faculty/preceptor.

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Michael Dubov
Michael Dubov, M.S., CCM

Director of Case Management

Michael joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in 2002 as a case manager and was promoted to director of case management in March 2018.

Michael joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in December 2002 as a case manager. He previously worked for Neurorestorative Group as a vocational rehabilitation specialist and case manager. In January 2018, he assumed the interim director of case management role and was promoted to the permanent position in March 2018. Michael’s clinical interests include spinal cord injury and multiple trauma rehabilitation. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in anthropology in 1996, and completed his master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from The University of Memphis in 1998.

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Angela Janico
Angela Janico

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Angela joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in 2017 as a registered nurse and was promoted to director of quality and risk management in April 2019.

Angela joined Vanderbilt Stallworth in 2017 as a registered nurse and was promoted to director of quality and risk management in April 2019. With over 7 years of nursing experience, Angela worked in a variety of clinical settings including medical-surgical, hospice, long term care and rehabilitation. Her clinical interests are traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Angela earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Trent University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She resides in Nashville area with her husband Michael and their daughter Sydney.

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Eric Lieman
Eric Lieman

Director of Therapy Operations

Eric has been employed at Vanderbilt Stallworth since 2008 when he started as a staff physical therapist, before being promoted to the director of therapy operations.

Eric Lieman, PT, DPT, has been employed at Vanderbilt Stallworth since 2008. He started as a staff physical therapist, was promoted to therapy manager in January 2016, and now serves as the director of therapy operations. Eric’s clinical interests include neurological rehabilitation. He graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in psychology in 2001, and completed his physical therapy degree in 2006 at Columbia University. Eric lives in Nashville with his wife Gina and twins Isabella and Dylan.

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Tim Owens
Tim Owens

Director of Support Services

Tim brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to Vanderbilt Stallworth.

Tim brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to Vanderbilt Stallworth. Tim grew up in Melbourne Beach, Florida and began a career in materials management when he entered healthcare in 1981 after a tour in the Navy. He joined the rehabilitation sector in 1989. Tim has worked in rehabilitation hospitals in Florida, Texas, California and Tennessee with progressive levels of responsibility.

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Fadi Sidani
Fadi Sidani

Business Development Director

Fadi joined Vanderbilt Stallworth as the business development director in January 2020 with over 20 years of healthcare experience.

Fadi joined Vanderbilt Stallworth as the business development director in January 2020 with over 20 years of healthcare experience. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, he’s worked for national and international healthcare organizations, specializing in leadership, marketing and business development. Fadi is passionate about helping people and developing strong relationships, both personal and at work.

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Community Health Needs Assessment

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Encompass Health, one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation services provider.

Section 501(r)(3) under the Affordable Care Act requires a hospital organization to conduct a (CHNA) every three years and to adopt an implementation strategy (IS) to meet the community health needs identified through the CHNA. The most recent CHNA/IS, which covered Davidson, Rutherford and Williamson Counties, was adopted by the VUMC Board of Directors in November of 2019.  The CHNA/IS covers the licensed hospital facilities of Vanderbilt University Hospitals and Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. 

Read the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment and the 2019 Implementation Strategy. 

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings