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Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital
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5940 Merchants St.
Florence, KY 41042 (859) 888-1432
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Welcome to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

Providing Proficient Inpatient & Outpatient Services

At Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital, our medical professionals offer a vast range of medical services to patients throughout Kentucky. Our knowledgeable doctors and staff work hard around the clock to ensure all our patients receive the high-quality care they need and deserve. Our specialty physicians are experts in a wide variety of areas including amputee and orthopedic rehabilitation, spinal cord injury and neurological disease, and stroke rehabilitation. Visit us and find out why we are one of the most highly recommended long term acute care hospitals by doctors and physicians in Kentucky.

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Elevating Patient Care.

We determine the best extended care option for our patients.

Our team is well-versed in the latest techniques in long term care.

We are determined to raise the standard of patient care.

Our facilities are constantly pursuing a higher level of service excellence.

We are always seeking strategic opportunities for growth within the industry.

Our Mission & Principles.

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Excellent Inpatient Services

Our inpatient medical experts work to strengthen your body, treat your condition, and equip you with the tools you need to live a happy, independent life once again. Our experienced therapists and specialty physicians will provide you with the personalized and compassionate care you need. The comprehensive treatment plans we prescribe are custom designed for each patient and are intended to address all facets of our patients’ conditions so we treat the problem, not just its symptoms. This personalized approach to diagnosing and treating patients allows us to connect with our patients on an individual level.

Superb Outpatient Services

At Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital, we offer an abundance of resources and outpatient services to our patients. These resources include aquatic therapy in our heated pool, monthly support groups, occupational injury care, physical therapy, Gateway Fit Club, speech and language pathologists, and much more. The medical professionals who manage our outpatient services are all highly trained and skilled. All of our therapy services require a doctor’s referral and prescription for your medical needs. If you ever have any questions or concerns, feel free to ask any of our knowledgeable doctors or staff; we would be more than happy to help!

Celebrating Our Patients' Success.

Read some of our patients' stories of their experience with the Vibra Healthcare team.

  • Stephen G.

    Stephen G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    On March 6th, Stephen Gallichio was on his way home from his doctor's office. Suddenly, he went into cardiac arrest. Stephen spent several weeks in acute care. Then, he transferred to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital for acute rehabilitation. When he first admitted to Gateway he was dependent with transfers. He also struggled with memory and cognitive issues. Working closely with his interdisciplinary team, Stephen made great progress. After approximately a month at Gateway, Stephen ... Read More

  • Lena J.

    Lena J.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    It was just a regular work day at Amazon for Lina Jones. She thought it would be like any other day until she walked around a corner and tripped over a orange cone on the floor. She fell onto her knees and then to her left side. Ms. Jones fractured her left proximal humerus, left patella and right distal femur. She was taken to the hospital. Due to her injuries she was unable to put weight on her left arm or either of her legs. No surgical intervention was needed. After three days she ... Read More

  • Jeff H.

    Jeff H.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    March 25 th , 2018 started out just like any other day for Jeff Houze, a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of two beautiful girls. He spent the day just like any other, playing with his daughters, preparing their meals, and taking them for a walk through their neighborhood. Around 7 PM that evening, Jeff noticed a sharp pain in his back. He took some ibuprofen and laid down to rest. An hour later, the pain had not subsided and Jeff started to feel numb in his left leg. He knew something was ... Read More

  • Jarred & Devon

    Jarred & Devon

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Jarred, a seemingly typical 33-year-old man, woke up one January morning with the worst headache of his life. He went to the hospital and was treated for his headache and sent home. The next morning, he woke up unable to use his right side, unable to walk, and unable to talk normally. Jarred went back to the hospital and was diagnosed with a brain abscess. He spent the next several weeks in three different hospitals and underwent brain surgery to remove the abscess. On 02/05/2018, Jarred ... Read More

  • Brad F.

    Brad F.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    In the fall of 1999, 15-year-old Brad Fritz was on his way home from one of the biggest football games of the season when he was involved in a motor vehicle crash. He was taken to the hospital, where he was declared brain dead, but luckily for Brad, that was not the case. After three months in a coma, Brad woke up unable to walk, talk, or do anything for himself. Shortly after, he began the long road to recovery and started therapy to relearn EVERYTHING. With the help of some amazing ... Read More

  • Mary Jo G.

    Mary Jo G.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    “I have to say, I could not have picked a better place! Gateway gave me my life back!” MJ exclaims when asked about her experience at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. Mary Jo “MJ” Goebel is a young, independent, and active woman. She is married to a wonderful husband, has a beautiful daughter, and works full time for an insurance company – which she loves! In June of this year, MJ’s life changed drastically. Over the course of several days, MJ progressively lost the strength in her legs ... Read More

  • Jennings E.

    Jennings E.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Jennings Ellis was walking around his home when an accident happened. He had lost his balance and fell backward. When he hit the floor he had broken his vertebrae c5-c6. He went to a hospital in Lexington where he was informed about the services at Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. He chose Gateway for his short term, but medically managed rehabilitation to strengthen him so he could get back home to his wife and very supportive family. Jennings could not eat solid food because of the ... Read More

  • Harold M.

    Harold M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Harold’s first words after waking up after being in a coma was “I want pizza.” Harold had been transferred to the hospital after his mother found him and rushed him to the emergency room. He had been at a family farm recovering from chemo treatments for his stage 3 lymphoma cancer. What he didn’t realize was he had been in bed for 8 days, with no food and little water because he had become delirious. He was so weak he couldn’t sit up and the doctors told him he was very close to death ... Read More

  • Emma M.

    Emma M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Emma came to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital after a serious fall at home. She had been recovering from surgery on her leg and started to feel dizzy often. Doctors found that Emma’s Sodium level was low, and that was causing her dizziness. She had to have a special diet and fluid restrictions to control her sodium levels. By the time Emma was ready for home she was teaching others about measuring fluids and how to space those out during the day. Emma also had multiple wounds on her legs ... Read More

  • Elmer M.

    Elmer M.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Elmer came to rehab after a serious infection in his brain. He had to have surgery to open his skull and clean out the infection. This left him with some serious deficits that he had to overcome in order to go home. He couldn’t move his entire left side when he was admitted and had trouble talking. He worked very hard while he stayed as a patient here at Gateway before going home with his family. He continues his work in our outpatient department and has made a lot of progress. He thinks ... Read More

  • Joseph J.

    Joseph J.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Joey was admitted to Gateway after a traumatic brain injury. He does not remember what happened to him or how he got here to Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital. He does remember people talking to him. Especially his sister and her children. He said he remembered them playing music for him and he felt like everything was a dream. Then he said one day he “just woke up”! After he had the realization of what was happening he started to really work hard with therapy. His therapists were all ... Read More

  • Mary B.

    Mary B.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Mary owes a lot of gratitude to her great granddaughter Brooklynn. As Mary drove to herself to her doctor’s office with Brooklynn in the car, she began to have a respiratory event that caused her to become unconscious in the parking lot. 4 year old Brooklynn unbuckled herself from her car seat and went into the doctor’s office for help. Mary was rushed to the hospital by ambulance with Brooklynn along for the ride. Mary spent 7 days in the hospital recovering from her respiratory failure. ... Read More

  • Chris B.

    Chris B.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Chris was at work when his boss noticed that he was acting strange. After swift medical evaluation they found he had suffered a very serious stroke. Chris had a long hospital course to be stable for transfer. He came to Gateway to begin his rehabilitation very determined. His recovery was not a simple one. Chris says, “When I realized what had happened to me I was mad”. He decided he wasn’t going to accept that he wasn’t going to get back to his pre stroke way of life. Chris was an active ... Read More

  • Michael S.

    Michael S.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Michael began feeling left sided weakness and numbness at home but was reluctant to seek medical attention. His symptoms worsened and he eventually was transferred to the hospital, where he fell out of the car in the ER department. He had suffered a stroke in the right side of his brain that was causing severe weakness in the left side of his body. Michael was really reluctant to come to rehab after his stroke. He has an extensive background in the Marines, including active duty service ... Read More

  • Roxanne F.

    Roxanne F.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Roxanne started having pain in her leg that she thought was a pulled muscle. After seeing her doctor she found out that she had a blood clot in one of the arteries of her leg. All efforts were exhausted to save her leg and she had to have an amputation. The surgeon removed her leg below the knee in order to save her life. Roxanne’s family toured numerous facilities, for her rehab, but knew that Gateway was the place for her when they saw the private rooms and large windows that open to ... Read More

  • Stephen C.

    Stephen C.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Stephen Clark was having an ordinary day at work for the IRS when everything changed. He had been lifting some heavy boxes at work and by the time he got home he was experiencing intense pain and could barely stand. He dragged himself to his phone to dial 911 and ultimately ended up at University of Cincinnati where they told him he had a spontaneous bleed on his spine and they needed to do surgery. They prepared him and his family that he may not survive, but he did. They told him he may ... Read More

  • Timothy C.

    Timothy C.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Timothy was driving home from the Pickle Ball in his black, 1959 Triumph TR3 thinking about the next time he was meeting his friends to go golfing and it happened. He was in a terrible motor vehicle accident. Timothy loves to play golf, drive his classic European sports car and enjoy life independently. This accident was serious; he received multiple fractures, spinal cord injury, and cervical spine instability as a result. Timothy decided he wanted to get back to doing the things he ... Read More

  • Doris F.

    Doris F.

    Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital

    Doris was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease 4 years ago. One thing she noticed as her Parkinson’s progressed was that she was falling more and more. She was in the hospital four times in one year for her injuries. She had fractured ribs, injured her shoulder, and had broken bones in her nose and cheek. Not to mention all of the bruising and pain. The thing they kept telling her was “Don’t fall.” Doris says “I wasn’t trying to fall. I was shaking so much in my leg and taking little steps ... Read More