Skip to main content

Welcome to our hospital

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Petersburg and serving the greater Richmond area, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, cardio-pulmonary conditions 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.

Join our team

Learn more about how to become one of our industry-leading professionals.

Careers

What to expect

Take a look at what happens during a stay at our hospital

Watch the videos

Superior amenities at our hospitals

64 Beds

Nonsmoking

Telephones

Televisions

Pet friendly

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Student observation hours

Tours available

See our hospital

We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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

Cardiac Rehabilitation

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

Stroke Rehabilitation

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

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.

L0 - Lobby
  • 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.
  • Two hallways leading to other areas of the hospital.
  |  
  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients, visitors, and family to sit together.
  • Television with chairs available for use.
  |  
  • 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.
  |  
  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Window with exterior view.
  |  
  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, TV and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes under TVs for storage.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.
  |  
  • Activities of daily living suite is a recreated kitchen, dining room, and laundry area to simulate activities of daily life for patients to practice before they return home.
  • Dining room has table and chairs and cleaning supplies like vacuum.
  • Kitchen has small table and chairs, standard kitchen appliances and sink.

Hospital happenings

We had a wonderful time celebrating National Patient Safety Awareness Week! Thanks to Mr. Williams for answering all patient safety questions correctly throughout training. Check out our CEO (in the back of the class) participating in some patient safety training and education.

- Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg

We had a wonderful time celebrating National Patient Safety Awareness Week!

Hospital happenings

Providing rehabilitation to patients recovering from a critical illness isn’t of the ordinary for the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg, which is why the hospital has been able to play a special role in the battle against COVID-19. Through high-quality rehabilitation services, team members helped patients like Barrett Davis regain the strength and function they needed to confidently move forward in their lives and get back to their communities.

- Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg

View Full Story

COVIDrecovery

Hospital happenings

During a time of visitor restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg developed a special activity to keep their patients’ spirits uplifted. They hosted pet therapy through the windows of patient rooms. Therapy visits were made by a show pony, a K9 and his officer, and other staff members’ pets.

- Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg

View Full Story

Horsetherapy

Leadership and Staff

Scott Bankard
SCOTT BANKARD

Chief Executive Officer

Scott has more than 25 years of rehabilitation, orthopedic, and health care management experience.

Scott has more than 25 years of rehabilitation, orthopedic, and health care management experience. He previously served as the associate administrator for Encompass Health’s hospital in Kingsport, Tennessee. Scott has a passion for leading dynamic teams in an effort to improve the health care experience for patients and families. He has a master’s degree in physical therapy from California State University, Fresno and a master’s degree in health care administration from UNC Chapel Hill.

Read more
Randolph Jenkins
Randolph Jenkins, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Jenkins joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in February 2021.

Dr. Jenkins joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in February 2021. He earned his undergraduate degree at Davidson College, and received his medical degree from the Wake Forest School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Read more
Dickson Adofo
Dickson Adofo, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy

With eight years of experience as an acute care and rehabilitation pharmacy practice experience, Dickson was promoted to director of pharmacy in December 2018.

With eight years of experience as an acute care and rehabilitation pharmacy practice experience, Dickson was promoted to director of pharmacy in December 2018. He has a passion for infectious disease pharmacy and medication safety. Dickson holds a bachelor’s degree in natural resource management from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and obtained pre-professional pharmacy education from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia from 2005 to 2007. Dickson graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy in Erie, Pennsylvania, with a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.

Read more
Phonya Lewis
Phonya Lewis

Business Development Director

Phonya brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing expertise to Encompass Health.

Phonya brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing expertise to Encompass Health. A Virginia native, she graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Phonya received her master’s degree in healthcare administration from Walden University.

Read more
Tonya Loving
TONYA R. LOVING, MBA, MHSA

Director of Human Resources

Tonya came to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in August 2021 as director of human resources having transferred from UVA Encompass Health.

Tonya came to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in August 2021 as director of human resources having transferred from UVA Encompass Health where she held the same title since 2007. Her career spans 28 years of experience in the field of human resources, with 16 years in the healthcare industry. Tonya graduated from Strayer University of Manassas, Virginia with a master’s degree in business administration in 2006 and a master’s degree of health services administration in 2009. Tonya feels that in keeping employee relations a top priority you can create the best possible environment to achieve overall hospital goals and objectives.

Read more
Kristin Nieves
KRISTIN NIEVES, DPT

Director of Therapy Operations

Kristin’s career as a physical therapist has been focused in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and she has been with Encompass Health since 2008.

Kristin’s career as a physical therapist has been focused in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and she has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg since 2008. She began her career as a physical therapist at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Rock Hill, SC and joined the Encompass Health Petersburg team as lead physical therapist in 2013. Kristin was then promoted to director of therapy operations in 2014. She received her undergraduate degree and a Master of Science in exercise sports science in 2005 and her doctorate in physical therapy in 2008 from Elon University. Kristin is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, as well as, the Virginia Physical Therapy Association and she resides in Richmond, VA.

Read more
Marsha Tudor
Marsha Tudor RN BSN CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, Marsha began her career with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in June 2009 at Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham, AL.

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, Marsha began her career with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg in June 2009 at Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Serving as charge nurse and supervisor she was then promoted to nurse manager in 2011. Marsha graduated from Missouri Southern State University with her ADN and earned her BSN from American Sentinel University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She also holds certification as a registered rehabilitation nurse. Marsha joined the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg as chief nursing officer in October 2020.

Read more
Jennifer Martin
Jennifer Martin

Area Controller

Jennifer is a graduate from Longwood University with a degree in business administration and a concentration in finance and a minor in economics.

Jennifer is a graduate from Longwood University with a degree in business administration and a concentration in finance and a minor in economics. Jennifer started her career with Encompass Health in 2004. In May of 2021, she was promoted to Area Controller for the Richmond and Petersburg locations. Jennifer is an avid reader and enjoys spending time at the beach with her family.

Read more

Patient satisfaction ratings

What to expect

Take a look at what happens during a stay at our hospital

Watch the videos

Get in touch with us

Complete a short form to have someone contact you regarding inpatient rehabilitation.

Contact us

Our hospital

We deliver connected care and superior outcomes through our state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital.

Learn about our hospital