Armando Colombo Announced as CEO of Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital


Armando ColomboArmando Colombo has been named chief executive officer of Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Health Services, LLC, and HealthSouth. He comes to Vanderbilt Stallworth after serving as president and CEO of InterMedical Hospital of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.

In his position as CEO, he will oversee all of the hospital’s day-to-day operations as well as patient quality and care. Colombo has more than 20 years of healthcare experience and leadership with three of those years as CEO and chief financial officer of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tallahassee. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Louis University.

“I want to welcome Armando into this important role within our health system. The Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital plays an integral role in the full continuum of care we are able to provide our patients who suffer traumatic injuries, stroke and other serious conditions. We look forward to his contributions as Stallworth and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation continue to flourish,” said C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System. 

“Armando brings a wealth of experience to our team, and patients and their families at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital,” said Barbara Jacobsmeyer, president of the central region for HealthSouth. “He has a strong record of high performance in his career; but most importantly, he believes in providing the best care for our patients which made him an excellent choice for this role.”

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital is an inpatient physical rehabilitation hospital that serves patients who are recovering from conditions such as stroke and other neurological disorders, brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, complex orthopedic conditions, and cardiac and pulmonary conditions.

Source: Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital

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