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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 Tinton Falls, a Joint Venture with Monmouth Medical Center, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Tinton Falls, 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 Tinton Falls, a Joint Venture with Monmouth Medical Center 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.
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*We provide access to independent physicians.
Each patient’s recovery is different. At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, a Joint Venture with Monmouth Medical Center, 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:
Semi private rooms
Kosher dietary options
Service animals allowed
No pets allowed
Translation services available
Student observation hours
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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 pulmonary rehabilitation.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in cardiac 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 Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Carol Sonatore, a board-certified physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, serves as medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls as of October 2020. After graduating New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997, she completed her internship at Long Beach Medical Center in New York. Thereafter, Dr. Sonatore completed residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation followed by fellowship in cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Sonatore’s leadership roles included medical director of the acute rehabilitation unit and chair of the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Princeton Medical Center. She subsequently served as the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River from August 2012 through December 2017. After working as a medical director for Horizon NJ Health from January 2018 until October 2020, Dr. Sonatore re-joined the Encompass Health family at Tinton Falls.
Dr. Sonatore is an independent private practice physician.
Chief Nursing Officer
Maria has spent her entire career in the acute care rehabilitation industry. Maria has been a nurse for 30 years, and spent 25 years being in a nursing leadership role. Additionally, Maria has extensive experience with traumatic brain injury patients as she was a staff nurse for five years on a brain trauma unit. She graduated from Seton Hall University with her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing.
Human Resources Director
Ursula joins Encompass Health as the human resource director bringing more than 15 years of progressive HR experience in the healthcare industry. Her areas of expertise include employee engagement, employee relations and change management. Ursula has a passion for collaborating and developing an organizational culture that fosters teamwork. She is a graduate of Kean University holding a bachelor's degree of business administration with a concentration in management. Ursula is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and is active within her community.
Director of Therapy
James leads Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls inpatient therapy services. James has been a member of the team at Tinton Falls since 2011, when he joined the therapy department as a staff physical therapist. He ascended through the various levels of therapy leadership before assuming the role of director of therapy operations in 2019. James’ clinical expertise lies in the realms of cardiac rehabilitation, neurologic rehabilitation, wound care, and rehabilitation of the geriatric population. The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the American Physical Therapy Association named James a board-certified clinical specialist in geriatric physical therapy in 2017. James has also earned specialty certification in wound care from the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy and is a certified exercise expert for aging adults through the APTA Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. James graduated from the University of Miami with a doctorate degree in physical therapy in 2011 and a bachelor's degree of health science in 2007.
Director of Case Management
Bridget leads the Encompass Health Tinton Falls case management department. She joined the team in March 2022 with 15 years of experience in acute care discharge planning and case management. Throughout her career she has held several clinical and management positions, most recently serving as the administrative director of case management at a major non-profit teaching hospital in northern New Jersey. Among other achievements, she oversaw their BPCI-A program, and successfully implemented the Hospital to Home program during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bridget graduated from New York University with a bachelor's degree in nursing in 1998 and earned a bachelor's degree at Manhattan College in 1995. She received her executive MPA in 2012, and currently holds both an active RN license and CCM certification.
Facilities Management Director
Keith joined Encompass Health Tinton Falls in the spring of 2017 with more than 20 years of experience in project management and safety compliance in healthcare. He began his career in long term care working as a supervisor of housekeeping while in college. During this time, Keith continually grew in his role as he furthered his education and worked his way up to a director position. His healthcare experience includes skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living. Keith obtained his bachelor’s degree in business management from New Jersey City State University.
Business Development Director
Doug has extensive business development experience where he has most recently served as regional director of sales and marketing for Preferred Care Partners Management Group. In addition, he secured Accountable Care Organization preferred provider status for multiple skilled nursing facilities. Doug’s healthcare experience covers a broad spectrum including ambulance services, independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facilities. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Monmouth University and is a Mesa, Arizona, leadership graduate.
Director of Pharmacy
Reeya oversees the inpatient pharmacy services at Encompass Health Tinton Falls. She received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and started her career with the Encompass Health network as a pharmacy intern in Virginia in 2007. In 2009, she joined the team at Encompass Health Tinton Falls. She takes pride in the extensive pharmacy involvement with patients, physicians and nurses in an acute rehabilitation setting. In addition, she is committed to improve medication management , increase awareness of appropriate use of antimicrobials and promote safe use of medications.