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Welcome to our hospital

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

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What to expect

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

60 Private rooms

Telephones

Televisions

Cafeteria

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Pet friendly

Nonsmoking

Student observation hours

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Accreditations

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.

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.

  • Exterior view of hospital building’s front entrance.
  • Parking lot for patients and visitors adjacent to hospital building.
  • Benches for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Desk in hospital area for nurses to document in patient area.
  • Hallway full of chairs and small couches for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Microwave on table near utensils, and condiments to choose.
  • Buffet style food area with menu to choose from.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Outdoor area for rest and relaxation with multiple benches.
  • Walking track with small ramp for building patient endurance.
  • Gazebo for patients and visitors to rest and relax together.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects.
  • Small desk area with chair.

Leadership and staff

Angie Simmons
Angie Simmons

Area Chief Executive Officer

Angie brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role as area chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals of The Woodlands and Vision Park.

Angie brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role as area chief executive officer at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals of The Woodlands and Vision Park. She has been with Encompass Health since 1997 and was the CEO at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Humble for 14 years prior to assuming her role as area CEO. She promotes an environment of clinical excellence with the primary goal to help each patient regain their highest level of independence and enhance their quality of life. A Texas native, Angie is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. She also earned her master's degree in business administration from Colorado State University.

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Travis Hird MD
TRAVIS HIRD, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Hird is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and provides inpatient rehabilitation services.

Dr. Hird is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Vision Park, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital at Vision Park. After growing up in The Woodlands, he attended the University of Texas at Austin and completed his medical school training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and is board- certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He returned to his hometown and began his practice in 2003. Dr. Hird's practice focuses on inpatient rehabilitation at several local hospitals with the primary goal of restoring function to improve his patient's quality of life. He served as the medical director at Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital in The Woodlands over the past seven years and transitioned into the medical director of HealthSouth Vision Park in 2015.

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Chet Atkins
Chet Atkins

Area Business Development Director

Chet Atkins, area business development director at Encompass Health The Woodlands and Vision Park is from Ft. Worth, Texas and recently made The Woodlands home.

Chet Atkins, area business development director at Encompass Health The Woodlands and Vision Park is from Ft. Worth, Texas and recently made The Woodlands home. Chet and his husband have two adult children in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. He attended college in Stephenville, Texas at Tarleton State University. He then attended nursing school in Gainesville, Texas. Chet has been with Encompass Health for more than 10 years in various marketing positions. He is a business leader with 20+ years of success achieving sales, profit and revenue objectives, and is a creative thinker known for delivering innovation that drives bottom line results.

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Virginia Champagne
Virginia “Ginger” Richardson

Director of Therapy Operations

Ginger has been a physical therapist for more than 23 years, obtaining her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center.

Ginger has been a physical therapist for more than 23 years, obtaining her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center. She has experience in many areas of rehabilitation but has a special love for geriatrics and inpatient rehabilitation. After moving to the area in 2008, she began her career with Encompass Health Vision Park, formerly HealthSouth Vision Park as a staff physical therapist. In 2012, she was promoted to the director of therapy operations.

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Di’Angela “Angie” Daughtry BHA,MBA
DI’ANGELA “ANGIE” DAUGHTRY, BHA, MBA

Director of Case Management

Angie has more than 17 years of experience in healthcare, with seven years focused in the areas of case management and discharge planning.

Angie has more than 17 years of experience in healthcare, with seven years focused in the areas of case management and discharge planning. She earned an undergraduate degree in health administration from Texas Southern University and a master’s in business administration from Belhaven University. Angie is currently pursuing her certification in case management.

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Michael Flanagan
MICHAEL FLANAGAN

Director of Plant Operations/ Safety Officer

Michael is responsible for the physical environment at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands.

Michael is responsible for the physical environment at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands, formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital The Woodlands. His duties include regulatory compliance for TJC/CMS/TDH and OSHA as well as the day-to-day operations of the maintenance, environmental and dietary departments. Michael is a Texas Master Electrician with an extensive background in healthcare construction as well as facility management. He is an active member of TAHFM, ASHE, NFPA, FEMA and actively participates in the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.


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Brenda Forbes
Brenda Forbes

Area Controller

Brenda joined Encompass Health as hospital controller in 2009 and joined the leadership team at Encompass Health The Woodlands and Vision Park in March 2019.

Brenda joined Encompass Health as hospital controller in 2009 and joined the leadership team at Encompass Health The Woodlands and Vision Park in March 2019. Brenda has more than 17 years of healthcare financial management experience in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home health and acute care hospitals in for-profit and not-for-profit settings. She obtained her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

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Chad Olsen
Chad Olsen, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy

Chad has been practicing in the field of pharmacy for more than 19 years, including 10 years in pharmacy management.

Chad has been practicing in the field of pharmacy for more than 19 years, including 10 years in pharmacy management. He currently oversees operations at both Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Vision Park and Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of The Woodlands. Chad earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Drake University.

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Tameka Player
Tameka Player

Director of Quality and Risk Management

Tameka has served two different roles at Encompass Health Vision Park.

Tameka has served two different roles at Encompass Health Vision Park. She served as the director of case management from 2008-2014. Then in October 2014, she was promoted to director of quality and risk management. Tameka has been a nurse since 1998, and her experience includes ER, trauma, orthopedics and plastics. She is passionate about improving the quality of life, great outcomes and giving back to each patient and family. Tameka has a warm approach in the area of patient satisfaction and caring for each person as a whole. She is a team player in every area of her career.

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Jeff Stem
Jeff Stem

PAS Coordinator

Jeff joined Encompass Health Vision Park as the PAS Coordinator in 2019.

Jeff joined Encompass Health Vision Park as the PAS Coordinator in 2019. He brings more than 20 years of physical therapy experience to the role, which includes 10 years with Encompass Health. Jeff is a licensed physical therapy assistant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University.

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Kristie Tschumperlin
Kristie Tschumperlin, BSN, CRRN

Chief Nursing Officer

Kristie comes to Encompass Health The Woodlands, formerly HealthSouth The Woodlands with more than eighteen years of experience in healthcare.

Kristie comes to Encompass Health The Woodlands, formerly HealthSouth The Woodlands with more than eighteen years of experience in healthcare. During her Encompass Health career, Kristie has worked as the hospital educator, director of quality and risk management, and since August 2014 as the chief nursing officer. She is dedicated to improving patient experiences, patient outcomes and employee satisfaction as a team. Kristie holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and accreditation as a certified rehabilitation registered nurse. She is currently working on her master’s degree in nursing leadership and management.

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Valerie Wells MBA
VALERIE WELLS, MBA

Director of Human Resources

Valerie Wells has served as a director of human resources with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth since 1995.

Valerie Wells has served as a director of human resources with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth since 1995. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Valerie began her career at Encompass Health at the Cane Creek and Martin, Tennessee locations, and then transferred to Encompass Health The Woodlands in 2007. Valerie continues to serve The Woodlands team but also began serving as the human resources director for the Vision Park Encompass Health in 2015.

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