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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 Sunrise, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Sunrise, 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 Sunrise 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 Sunrise, 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:
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We deliver connected care and superior outcomes through our state-of-the-art inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
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.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in spinal cord.
Chief Executive Officer
Randy joined Encompass Health in May 2022 and brings more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience to his role. He has spent much of his career as a senior leader in the acute care hospital setting and prides himself on being a “people centered leader.” He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and dual master's degrees in health service administration and business administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Randy is a long-standing member and fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Tannenbaum has served as the hospital’s medical director since 1995. He maintains a private practice within the hospital and is an attending physician at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise. Dr. Tannenbaum received an undergraduate degree in biology from Brandeis University and graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Tannenbaum is an independent private practice physician.
Director of Pharmacy
Colleen joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise in 2006, bringing 20 years of experience in the acute care hospital setting. Colleen graduated from The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical science. Colleen plays an integral role in the hospital’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, the medication management system and medication reconciliation compliance. Colleen and her staff are dedicated to assuring patient medication safety.
Melissa brings more than 20 years of finance leadership experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise. She spent much of her career in the public accounting sector prior to becoming a finance leader in the acute care hospital setting. Melissa graduated from Florida Atlantic University with an undergraduate degree in accounting and an executive master's degree in business administration in healthcare administration. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Area Business Development Director
Jill has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare with a focus in the area of business development, physician relations, pharmaceutical sales and marketing as well as speech-language pathology. She earned both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree degree in communication disorders from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. Jill has over 10 years of leadership experience and is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Director of Case Management
Evelyn joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise in January 2022 as the director of case management. She has broad experience in several areas of healthcare. Her experience in the areas of cultural competence and mental health bring a unique asset to her role. Evelyn holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing, a master's degree in counseling psychology and is a certified case manager. Her goal as a leader is to work collaboratively with the collective Encompass Health team to maximize outcomes and provide a positive experience for patients.
Chief Nursing Officer
Mildred joined Encompass Health in July 2021. She came to us with more than 15 years of nursing experience, with a clinical background in critical care. She has held various clinical and leadership roles including associate chief nursing officer at a local acute care hospital. Mildred holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida International University and a master’s degree in nurse leadership from George Washington University. She also holds a specialty certification in nurse executive leadership.
Director of Quality & Risk
Evelinda is an experienced healthcare leader with more than 20 years in the healthcare field. She is experienced in quality and risk management, patient safety and administrative/operations management. Evelinda earned a bachelor's degree in healthcare administration and a master's degree in healthcare sciences with a concentration in leadership. She is a licensed healthcare risk manager with the state of Florida and a member of the American College Healthcare Executives.
Human Resources Director
Lisa is a seasoned healthcare and hospital human resources professional offering an array of skills in employee relations, benefits, talent management, employee satisfaction, event planning and labor relations. She holds professional certifications from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP) and the Human Resources Certification Institute (PHR). Lisa earned a master’s degree in health management from St. Thomas University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. Lisa’s first job out of college in 1996 was at Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital as a certified recreational therapist.
Director of Therapy Operations
Stacy joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise in September 2005. Stacy has more than 16 years of experience as a licensed speech language pathologist and more than 10 years of clinical leadership experience. Stacy is a graduate from the University of Central Florida, with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts d in communicative disorders. Stacy is a Board-Certified Swallowing Specialist (BCS-S) and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). She is a national educator on many clinical specialty topics. Additionally, Stacy has numerous clinical publications.
Director of Plant Operations
Dennis joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise in 2020. Dennis has more than 30 years of hospital operations management experience including plant operations, materials management and safety. Prior to joining Encompass, Dennis was the regional director of facilities for a long term acute care company in the Miami area.