Relaxation is critical to recovery. The chairs and couches in our dayroom seat up to twenty people where patients can look forward to comfortable visits with friends and family.
Each of our spacious patient suites have comfortable bedding, seating for two visitors, and 24-hour access to nursing support.
Our hi-tech therapy gyms are home to the most advanced technology in the rehabilitation field. We have specialized equipment to treat patients recovering from surgery, spinal cord injuries, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, and other conditions.
Our dining rooms seat twelve people, and our chef and kitchen staff work hard to accommodate each patient’s nutritional needs and preferences throughout their stay with Reunion.
Meet the Reunion Jacksonville Team
Our employees work as a team to ensure patients get the treatment they need to get back to their lives with confidence.
As Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville CEO, Curtis Whetzel leads the clinical, financial, and operational teams to cultivate a collaborative and supportive workplace for employees and to provide exceptional care to every Reunion patient.
Whetzel has over five years of experience in healthcare leadership. Over the course of his career, he has held leadership positions in operations and marketing throughout Florida. In each of these positions, he managed both clinical and financial growth, elevating his teams to success.
Prior to joining the Reunion team, Whetzel served as Program Director of Kindred North Florida. As CEO of Reunion Jacksonville, he is committed to making Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital a provider and employer of choice in the greater Jacksonville area by providing patients with the highest quality care possible and creating a culture that fosters employee development.
Whetzel has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
As Medical Director of Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville, Dr. Fadi Chalhoub closely collaborates with families, therapists, and rehabilitation clinicians to manage every patient’s medical rehabilitation plan and treatment.
Dr. Chalhoub has over twenty years of experience in medical rehabilitation in Jacksonville and he is board certified in internal medicine. Before joining the Reunion Jacksonville team, he served as a medical director for a local inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
Dr. Chalhoub holds a medical degree from St. Joseph University Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
Chief Therapy Officer
As Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville’s Chief Therapy Officer, Angela Erb leads all therapy department operations, working with her team to optimize treatment outcomes and ensure patients and their families receive high-quality care and support.
Before joining Reunion Jacksonville, Erb served as a director of rehab services, partnering with clinical and administrative teams to optimize patient care. Over the course of her career, she has also served as a director of rehab for hospitals including Trauma Level 1 hospitals throughout Florida.
Erb holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Widener University and a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Director of Quality Management
As Director of Quality Management of Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville, Shinika Summeries oversees all facets of quality and risk management, as well as patient safety.
Summeries has over 10 years of diverse healthcare experience in critical care, nursing management, and clinical quality management. Before joining the Reunion Jacksonville team, she was an infection preventionist at a hospital in Jacksonville. She also served as a clinical quality manager in the same hospital, collaborating with clinical and administrative leadership and staff to plan and support a robust quality and safety program.
Summeries holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Jacksonville University. She is also ACLS and BLS certified by the American Heart Association.
Director of Business Development
As Reunion Rehabilitation Hospital Jacksonville’s Director of Business Development, Bailey McNeill manages the marketing team and admissions processes. She also works alongside the CEO and medical director to build patient referrals and provide leadership and direction to the clinical liaison and admission teams.
McNeill brings over 12 years of healthcare experience into her role at Reunion. Before joining Reunion, she was a clinical liaison for an inpatient rehabilitation provider. In that position, she was responsible for building and maintaining a referral network, using market analysis to identify new business opportunities, and devising strategies to expand market reach.
McNeill holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University.