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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Ocala, we are a leading provider of inpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology for stroke 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.

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Courtyard

Interpreter services

Tours available

80 Beds

Private rooms

Nonsmoking

ADA approved service animals allowed

Cafeteria

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

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

Hospital happenings

The Marion County American Heart Association held their “Go Red for Women” event, which was a virtual experience this year. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala was proud to be a sponsor of this event and stream it live for all our staff to view. Thank you to those who were able to help create a beautiful venue for the event.

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Go red for women

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month, and we would like to recognize our amazing occupational therapy team here at Encompass Health of Ocala. Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants strive to get our patients back to doing what they love by educating and adapting to their current situations. They fully engage patients in their everyday activities including but not limited to dressing, bathing, cooking and grocery shopping. Thank you to all OTs at Encompass Health Ocala for your dedicated work and the outstanding services you provide to our patients.

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National Occupational Therapy Month

Hospital happenings

"Here they don't treat you like a patient, they treat you like family," he said. He said he followed all his physicians’ precautions and returned to Encompass Health to continue his therapy.

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Encompass Health Rehab Hospital of Ocala liaisons Lynndsey and Marti were able to provide stroke education to the residents at Fairfield Village Retirement Community. We’re so grateful for our wonderful team at Encompass Health Ocala!

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Encompass Health Rehab Hospital of Ocala liaisons Lynndsey and Marti were able to provide stroke education to the residents at Fairfield Village Retirement Community.

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Our hospital was happy to welcome employees from Highpoint at Stonecrest. Gloria Lamorey gave Alex Bidwell, executive director, and Esi Consenza, outreach coordinator, a tour of our hospital. Highpoint at Stonecrest is a new facility opening in Summerfield, Florida in August.

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Our hospital was happy to welcome employees from Highpoint at Stonecrest.

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Our admissions and marketing team took a moment to participate in National Walking Day at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

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Our admissions and marketing team took a moment to participate in National Walking Day at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

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We celebrated the CEP Annual Luncheon on Top of the World Cultural Center.

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We celebrated the CEP Annual Luncheon on Top of the World Cultural Center.

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Upon arrival, Johnnie required assistance to complete all self-care tasks and was unable to walk. “I couldn’t really move my legs and my arms were very weak,” he said. Pain was a limiting factor for Johnnie. Johnnie’s goals were to get back to walking, hunting, fishing and taking his kids boating and jet skiing. He was educated on the use of adaptive equipment in order to complete all self-care tasks independently.

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With help from therapists, Supriya and Elaine, Johnnie was able to make an outstanding recovery and was able to return home to his children.

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Carlos Ordonez was driving to work when he had to pull over with a flat tire. As he sat on the trunk of his car waiting for help, a car swerved into the emergency lane, hitting him head on. Mr. Ordonez recently discharged from our hospital and has returned home. Congratulations, Mr. Ordonez.

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Mr. Ordonez was recently discharged from our hospital and has returned home.

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After a hospital stay and battling COVID-19, Tom, with help from our rehabilitation liaison Anastasia, chose to go to Encompass Health Ocala. He worked very hard during his stay and was able to go home after being hospitalized for more than four months. Congratulations, Tom!

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After a hospital stay and battling COVID-19, Tom, with help from our rehabilitation liaison Anastasia, chose to go to Encompass Health Ocala.

Take a virtual tour

The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Lobby/Foyer of hospital accessed through main hospital entrance.
  • Main desk in lobby entrance for receptionist and admitting area.
  • Chairs for patients and visitors to use.
  • Hallway leading away from lobby area to the rest of the hospital.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Television with chairs available for use.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple benches.
  • Walking track with small stairs for building patient endurance.
  • Area for gardening around courtyard area.
  • Gazebo or shaded area for patients and visitors to rest and relax together.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.

Leadership and Staff

Karthik Muthu
KARTHIK MUTHU

Chief Executive Officer

Karthik was named chief executive officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala in October 2016.

Karthik was named chief executive officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala in October 2016. Prior to joining Encompass Health Ocala, he served as the associate administrator of a 75-bed rehabilitation hospital in Phoenix, Ariz.. Karthik achieved his master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Central Arkansas and served as a CARF surveyor with program specialty in stroke and amputation for five years.

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Juan Beyley
JUAN BEYLEY-PAGAN, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Beyley-Pagan serves as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

Dr. Beyley-Pagan serves as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala. Specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, he oversees the care of patients who are recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries. Dr. Beyley-Pagan achieved his medical doctorate at the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, and completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Beyley-Pagan is an independent private practice physician.

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Monica Brigham
MONICA BRIGHAM

Director of Therapy Operations

Monica is Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala’s director of therapy operations.

Monica is Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala’s director of therapy operations. Prior to working at Encompass Health Ocala, she served as the rehab director for Oakhurst Health where she received their national award for excellence in customer service and product development. She also led her team to department of the year and was awarded department head of the year. She has more than 17 years of experience being an occupational therapist. Monica is a graduate from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee, Florida.

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Jill Christy
Jill Christy

Business Development Director

Jill Christy serves as the business development director of Encompass Health Ocala.

Jill Christy serves as the business development director of Encompass Health Ocala. She has been employed with Encompass Health since 2007 and brings more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in social work from Marshall University and a master’s degree in social work with a specialized focus on business administration and mental health from West Virginia University. Jill serves on the Marion County American Heart Association Go Red for Women Leadership Team Committee and is a designated coach for the Marion County AHA Heart Walk.

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Rob Costello
ROB COSTELLO

Controller

Rob has 30 years of broad financial and accounting experience spanning financial consolidations and reporting, mergers & acquisitions, planning, forecasting, analysis and shared services.

Rob has 30 years of broad financial and accounting experience spanning financial consolidations and reporting, mergers & acquisitions, planning, forecasting, analysis and shared services. Past roles include director titles with experience in manufacturing and IT infrastructure industries. Rob obtained his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Indiana, and maintains CPA status in both Maryland and Illinois.

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Heather Frizzell
HEATHER FRIZELL, RN

Director of Quality

Heather is the director of quality for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

Heather is the director of quality for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala. Before moving into her current role, she served the hospital as the infection control nurse and hospital educator. She has more than 14 years’ experience working as a nurse in a variety of settings and roles. She completed her registered nurse certification in from Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, Canada, and is currently enrolled in a healthcare risk management online course through the University of Central Florida, in which she expects to have the HCRM certification completed in early 2018.

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MaryAnne McCreadie
Mary Anne McCreadie

Director of Case Management

Mary Anne McCreadie serves as the director of case management for Encompass Health Ocala.

Mary Anne McCreadie serves as the director of case management for Encompass Health Ocala. Mary Anne has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare and hospital management. She completed a bachelor’s degree in nursing from The College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York. In addition she earned the Certified Case Manager designation in 2014.

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Chinni McIntosh
CHINNI MCINTOSH

Human Resources Director

Chinni brings a combination of more than 20 years of criminal justice and healthcare management expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala.

Chinni brings a combination of more than 20 years of criminal justice, healthcare management and human resources experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital.  An Ocala native, she graduated from Springfield College with a bachelor’s degree in human service and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in human resource management from Capella University. Chinni is also a member of (SHRM) Society for Human Resource Management. Her passion is being a change agent for human services.

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