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St. John Rehabilitation Hospital begins 20-bed expansion construction New wing of rehabilitation hospital expected to open December 2019

St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health will be expanding its hospital to serve provide even more patients with high-quality, rehabilitative care.

The expansion, which is already underway and expected to be completed this December, will feature 20 private patient rooms, more therapy gym space, an additional nurse station, a 4-chair dialysis suite, and an enclosed, professionally landscaped courtyard to be used by patients, families and hospital staff. Once completed, the expansion will bring the hospital’s bed count to 60 private patient rooms.

“We’re excited for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of even more through this expansion,” said David Nicholas, CEO of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital. “Our hospital is grateful to receive such wonderful support from this community, and we are grateful to be able to provide a meaningful service in return. The team at St. John Rehabilitation Hospital provides individualized care that helps patients return to walking, talking, eating and activities they value most after experiencing a life-altering illness or injury. There’s no greater reward than seeing our patients leave our hospital and return to the community.”

Since opening in its current hospital location in August 2016, the hospital has helped more than 2,600 patients regain strength and function after experiencing a major illnesses or injuries including stroke, brain injury, hip fracture, spinal cord injury or amputation.

About St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health
St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health is a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout greater Tulsa, the hospital is located at 1200 West Albany Dr. in Broken Arrow and on the Web at

About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 130 hospitals, 220 home health locations, and 58 hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter and Facebook.

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