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Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Pearland, we serve the greater Houston area as a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation 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

60 Beds

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Telephones

Televisions

Tours available

Cafeteria

Pet friendly

Student observation hours

Volunteers

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

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.

2021 Stroke Center of Excellence winner

The Stroke Center of Excellence award is part of Encompass Health’s internal recognition program to highlight accomplishments within our rehabilitation hospitals. It is achieved through a dedication, hard work and superior patient outcomes. To meet strict certification criteria, hospitals must provide high quality services, and the program must meet The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and hold The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation to qualify. 

Hospital happenings

Mr. and Mrs. Gray came to Encompass Health Pearland together due to multiple falls at home. With hard work, a positive attitude and the help of their therapists, they both were able to safely discharge back home together.

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Happy 60th Anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Gray

Hospital happenings

Pearland Mayor Kevin Cole issued a proclamation recoginizing National Nurses Week and nurses at Encompass Health Pearland. He thanked all the nurses for their hard work and dedication during one of their most difficult years due to the pandemic.

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Mayor Kevin Cole

Hospital happenings

Micah Sims, 39, was hospitalized on April 9, with COVID-19. He was on a ventilator for 30 days and also on a trach. He lost nearly 40 pounds. When he came to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland he couldn't walk or talk, but during his two-week stay, he was able to regain the ability to do both.

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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.

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.

L0 - Lobby
  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Patient seating available on both sides of entrance doors.
  • Reception desk and hallway off to one side.
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L1 - Dayroom
  • Windows lining wall.
  • Groups of tables and chairs with a TV on the wall.
  • Hand washing station near the door to the room.
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  • Single patient bed with nightstand and large window.
  • Alcove with couch and chairs for sitting with picture on wall and large window.
  • Desks with chairs and cork board and a safe on desktop.
  • Sink opposite of desk workspace.
  • Bathroom with toilet, shower and accessibility seats and door for privacy.
  • Doorway leading to hall.
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  • Courtyard surrounded by brick wall on one side and an open area.
  • Multiple raised flower beds.
  • Multiple flower beds with a small path to walk.
  • Path surrounded by brick wall and trees and an outdoor ramp for therapy.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
  • REAL Therapy driving simulation.
  • Room divided in to two therapy spaces.
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  • Therapy room with various equipment and technology.
  • Therapy beds line walls for individual therapy sessions.
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  • Large tables and chairs for dining.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks.
  • Hot and cold buffet style food bars.
  • Fountain drink and hot drink machines available in cafeteria.
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  • Driveway patient accessible entrance leading to sliding front doors.
  • Front entrance.
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  • Open room with the nurse's station and hallways leading off.

Leadership and staff

Mike Cabiro PT,MBA
Mike Cabiro, PT, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Cabiro assumed the role of CEO in March 2017 and brings 15 years of operational leadership experience to his role.

Mike Cabiro assumed the role of CEO in March 2017 and brings 15 years of operational leadership experience to his role at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland in addition to his 12 years of clinical-level experience as a physical therapist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from LSU Medical Center and a master’s degree in business administration from TWU in Houston.

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Natasha E. Rose M.D.,P.A.
Natasha E. Rose, M.D., P.A.

Medical Director

Dr. Rose works with clinicians and other staff members to create a care plan designed to meet the needs of each patient.

As medical director, Dr. Rose will work with clinicians and other staff members to create a care plan designed to meet the needs of each patient. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Rose completed a transitional year in Dearborn at Oakwood Hospital then completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rose has also completed a fellowship with a brain injury and stroke program. She holds membership with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Rose is an independent private practice physician.

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Dedra Carrier
Dedra Carrier

Chief Nursing Officer

Dedra brings an immeasurable amount of experience and understanding of hospital operations to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland.

With more than 18 years in healthcare, consisting of clinical and leadership roles, Dedra brings an immeasurable amount of experience and understanding of hospital operations to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland. She joined Encompass Health in 2005 and found her way back in 2011 where she held various positions throughout the hospital system. Dedra is the chief nursing officer and a certified rehabilitation registered nurse with a focus on clinical excellence. She graduated from UTA with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and received her master’s degree in business administration from Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

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Reeba Cherian
Reeba Cherian, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy

Reeba serves as the pharmacy director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland.

Reeba serves as the pharmacy director for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland. She is an accomplished, residency-trained pharmacist with more than 10 years of clinical pharmacy experience. A Philadelphia native, she earned her doctorate degree in pharmacy from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and completed her pharmacy practice residency from Albert Einstein Medical Center. Since graduating, she has worked in various hospital settings including acute care, specialty hospitals and trauma centers. She is dedicated to collaborating with other disciplines throughout the hospital to ensure safe medication practices.

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Lisiane Church
Lisiane Church

Director of Case Management

Lisiane Church is a Clinical Social Worker and has a Ph.D. from University of Houston. Ms. Church has been working in the Health Care System for 15 + years.

Lisiane Church is a Clinical Social Worker and has a Ph.D. from University of Houston. Ms. Church has been working in the Health Care System for 15 + years. She served as an Administrator for Joint Commission Certification in 2007 at Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire and it was successfully granted.  Ms. Church’s goals are to provide patients/families the best Hospital Experience and a safe discharge to the Community.

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Catarina Delgado
CATARINA DELGADO, MBA, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Director

Catarina has been employed by Encompass Health since 2019.

Catarina has been employed by Encompass Health since 2019. After starting as a human resource assistant, she now serves as the human resources director at Encompass Health Pearland. Catarina earned her master’s degree in business administration from Texas Woman’s University with a concentration in human resources. Catarina holds her SHRM-CP certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Deborah Gerke
DEBORAH GERKE

Controller

Deborah graduated from Texas Tech University with her bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Deborah graduated from Texas Tech University with her bachelor’s degree in accounting and has more than 30 years of experience in various accounting leadership roles in the healthcare industry as well as in the oil and gas industry. Deborah moved to Texas in 2022, and she brings 12 years of experience as controller of Encompass Health’s hospitals in Nevada, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Oscar Gonzalez LVN
Oscar Gonzalez, LVN

PAS Coordinator

Oscar Gonzalez brings more than six years of nursing experience and more than two years of leadership experience to the PAS coordinator role.

Oscar Gonzalez brings more than six years of nursing experience and more than two years of leadership experience to the PAS coordinator role. He enjoys using his clinical knowledge to positively impact patients’ lives by helping to determine the patient’s length of stay, educating the staff and striving for excellent patient outcomes. Oscar’s knowledge, leadership and teaching experience make him a valued asset to the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Pearland leadership team.

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Courtney Keimig
Courtney Keimig

Director of Therapy Operations

Courtney has spent her entire career in the inpatient rehabilitation setting.

Courtney has spent her entire career in the inpatient rehabilitation setting. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in fitness and human performance from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2007, she received her doctorate of physical therapy from Hardin-Simmons University in 2009. She has her Neuro-IFRAH® and LSVT Big® certifications and is a member of the Texas and American Physical Therapy Association.

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Nancy Mathew
NANCY MATHEW

Director of Facilities Management

Nancy brings several years of experience as a senior maintenance mechanic to her current role as director of facilities management.

Nancy brings several years of experience as a senior maintenance mechanic to her current role as director of facilities management. She has been employed at Encompass Health since 2014. She holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in electrical and electronics engineering from Vivekananda College of Engineering in 2006. Nancy is responsible for maintenance, environmental services and the security of a working environment to ensure the needs of employees, patients and the organization are being met.

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Kimberly Peterson
Kimberly Peterson

Director of Quality and Risk

Kimberly is a registered respiratory therapist, with more than twenty years experience in the rehabilitation setting.

Kimberly is a registered respiratory therapist, with more than twenty years experience in the rehabilitation setting. In her 16 years of quality/risk experience, she has focused on patient safety and outcomes and been directly involved in program development, including stroke and pulmonary rehabilitation. Customer service is a priority for Kimberly, and she makes an effort to get to know her patients, families and customers. Kimberly was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Pearland, Texas. She is excited to bring her community and career together by joining the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pearland team.

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Rachel Pittman
Rachel Pittman

Health Information Management Supervisor/Hospital HIPAA Officer

Rachel joined the team at Encompass Health Pearland in 2021.

Rachel joined the team at Encompass Health Pearland in 2021. She graduated from Lee College, earning an associate’s degree in health information technology and certification as a RHIT in 2010. Over the last 10 years, Rachel has worked solely in inpatient rehabilitation and is experienced in a variety of health information management aspects.

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