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Joint Commission Accreditation
At MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Overland Park and serving greater Kansas City, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain and spinal cord injury and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Spinal cord injury rehabilitation
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Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in spinal cord.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in Parkinson's disease.
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Area Chief Executive Officer
Tiffany joined the MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital team in 2003. She has more than 25 years of healthcare experience, including leadership positions as director of marketing and director of quality and risk management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in recreation therapy from Northwest Missouri State University and received her master’s degree of healthcare administration from Park University.
Dr. Cielo Navato-Dehning graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center in physical medicine and rehabilitation in 1995 with the distinction of chief resident. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine.
Dr. Navato-Dehning is an independent private practice physician.
Bryan joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in March 2021. He has more than eight years of experience in healthcare accounting and finance. Bryan received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas.
Director of Case Management
Sara joined the MidAmerica team in 2004 as a speech language pathologist. She was the speech therapy team lead up until 2013 when she transitioned to the leadership team as the director of case management. Sara graduated with her master’s degree from the University of Kansas and has more than 10 years of healthcare experience.
Director of Therapy Operations
Paul is the director of therapy operations and has been with Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital for more than 11 years. Paul has worked in healthcare for almost 20 years, the past 12 as an occupational therapist. He has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University and achieved a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Rockhurst University.
Director of Plant Operations
Jeremy joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in 2008. He has worked in healthcare for more than 15 years. Jeremy graduated from Fort Scott Community College with an associate degree in science.
Human Resources Director
Kim joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in 2021. She has 30 years of human resource management experience, which includes 20 years of leadership roles in both retail and healthcare environments. She attended Southwestern College, majoring in human resources management.
Business Development Director
Jenn joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2022 as the business development director. Jenn graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia with her master’s degree in health science and practiced as a speech-language pathologist until transitioning into business development in 2010.
Director of Quality & Risk
Beau joined MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2022. He has been a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality since 2018. Beau earned his master’s degree in healthcare administration from Park University in 2015.
Director of Pharmacy
Crystal joined the MidAmerica team in 2009 as a staff pharmacist. She was part of the clinical pharmacy team and transitioned to director of pharmacy role in 2015. Crystal graduated from the University of Saint Mary with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Then, she earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and has ten years of experience in the pharmacy industry including retail and hospital settings.
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