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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 MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Overland Park, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose MidAmerica 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:
*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At MidAmerica 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:
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We deliver connected care and superior outcomes through our state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
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.
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.