The nation's largest system of rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is the trusted choice of medical professionals.
Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
This hospital has
Joint Commission Accreditation
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 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Savannah, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
When you choose Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah 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 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah, 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:
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 hip fracture rehabilitation.
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.
Chief Executive Officer
Randall Joined Encompass Health in 2022 bringing more than 20 years of healthcare experience. He began his career with the United States Navy, serving as an ocean systems technician analyst and later as a military police officer. He started his healthcare career as a nurse and has since served in multiple roles, including most recently as regional CEO, overseeing post-acute care hospitals and outpatient clinics in Panama City, Gainesville and Pensacola regions. Randal completed his associate degree in nursing from Pensacola Junior College, his bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama, and his master’s degree in business administration from Liberty University.
Dr. Novack serves as the director of rehabilitation medicine at the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation having completed his residency at Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital in New York City in 1989. Additionally, he is a member of the medical staff at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.
Dr. Novack is an independent private practice physician.
Business Development Director
Laura is a nurse with over 18 years of experience in the healthcare field. She joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah team in March 2020 as a senior rehab liaison and worked to help grow the team and market. Her previous background includes area vice president of business development with a home health agency, clinical management, nurse case manager and bedside nursing experience.
Director of Quality
Greg has more than 25 years of experience with positions in healthcare management and the sales industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Brewton Parker College. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Medal. When not at work, he enjoys the outdoors and is an avid sports fan.
Director of Case Management
Molly graduated with a master’s degree in social work from Florida State University. She is a certified trainer in dealing with patients with dementia behaviors. With over ten years of healthcare case management experience, Molly joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah in 2017. She remains an active member in several community and national groups including the Coalition of Advocates for Georgia’s Elderly, Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging, Community Healthcare Connections, the NASW and the CSWA.
Dana joined Encompass Health of Savannah in June 2022 and brings with her more than 30 years of experience from Encompass Health Sea Pines In Melbourne, Florida. Dana earned her master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in Healthcare from Florida Institute of Technology .
Facilities Management Director
Marlon has more than 25 years of experience in managing and directing facility operations. Having worked in city government, healthcare and the airline industry, Marlon brings a wealth of experience managing significant spaces and equipment to ensure continuous operations. Marlon has a background in engineering and construction management. A local Savannah native, Marlon is a fan of restoring classic cars, rehabilitation old houses and enjoys all things outdoors.
Chief Nursing Officer
Carla has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare providing excellence and efficiency in hospital outcomes and quality evidence-based patient care. She joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah team in 2020 as the chief nursing officer bringing many years of progressive leadership experience with her. Carla earned a bachelor's degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She earned master's degrees in science nursing and business administration and a doctorate in nursing practice from Georgia Southern University. Carla is a native of Savannah and remains an active member in several community and national groups including the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Theta Tau and the American Organization of Nursing Leadership.
Director of Therapy Operations
Susan graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1995 with her degree in physical therapy. She attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate studies in exercise science and worked as a student athletic trainer with the UGA Women’s Gymnastics team for 3 years. She began her professional career as a PT/manager in an inpatient rehab and acute care Hospital in Savannah in 1995. She served as a regional rehab director and divisional director of rehabilitation serving seniors from 2006 -2021. Susan is passionate for providing all patients with excellent interdisciplinary rehab services and supporting the patients & families’ therapy goals. Susan is very excited to join the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah team to contribute to the patients’ journey to recover and regain their quality of life.
Human Resources Director
Brian joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation of Savannah team in 2022 as the human resources director, bringing years of healthcare and human resources experience with him. He is a graduate of Florida A&M University where he earned a bachelor's degree in healthcare management.