Leadership & Staff

Stephanie Bridges

Stephanie Bridges

Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie comes to HealthSouth with more than ten years of executive leadership experience. She received her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University and her master’s degree in business administration from Bethel University and Master of Art in human performance and leadership from Murray State University.

Leslie Leicht

Dr. Leslie Leicht

Medical Director

Dr. Leicht joined our team in December 2015 as the medical director of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Memphis. She holds a bachelor's degree from McGill University and a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. She completed residency in PMR at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and clinics in Minneapolis, Minn. Dr. Leicht is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is also a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Leicht has professional affiliations with American Medical Association and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She has more than 30 years of experience in her field including assistant clinical professor of PMR at University of Michigan.

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.


Dr Reginald Andrews

Reginald Andrews, PharmD

Memphis Area Director of Pharmacy

Dr. Andrews joined HealthSouth in 2007 and serves as the director of pharmacy for both Memphis hospitals, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Memphis and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital North. He attended Tennessee State University for undergraduate training and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where he received his doctorate of pharmacy in 2001. Beginning his career as an intern at a local pharmacy, he later became managing pharmacist and continued on to hospital practice a few years later. His practice experience includes retail pharmacy, neonatal intensive care, pediatric oncology ambulatory care and general hospital practice, all in Memphis, Tenn.

Kae Babineaux

Kae Babineaux

Business Development Director

Kae joined HealthSouth Memphis in January 2018 with more than nine years of healthcare marketing experience. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Troy University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Grambling State University. 

Annette Echols Malone

Annette Echols Malone

Director of Health Information Management

Annette holds a bachelor’s degree in health information management from the University of Tennessee – Memphis and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. Annette has 22 years experience in the health information management field and is a Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA).

Eric Gray

Eric Gray

CFO/Controller

Eric graduated from University of Missouri –St. Louis in 2009 with his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He arrived at HealthSouth in 2010, and has been part of the team ever since; being promoted to accountant in 2011 and controller/CFO in the spring of 2013.

Shon Hinkle

Shon Hinkle

Director of Plant Operations

Shon joined HealthSouth Memphis as the director of plant operations in 2018 with more than eight years of experience in facilities and plant operations and safety. In addition to serving as the director of plant operations, he serves as the safety officer, and manages the environmental and facility services departments. He is experienced in several other areas of incident and emergency response as well as construction and facilities management.  Shon’s goal at HealthSouth is to create and maintain an efficient, safe and comfortable environment in our hospital as well as contribute daily to the quality outcomes that we provide for our patients as our team seeks to return them to the highest level of independence possible when they leave HealthSouth.

Cindi Hutchinson

Cindi Hutchinson

Director of Quality/Risk Management

Cindi serves HealthSouth as the director of quality and risk management. She joined HealthSouth with over 38 years  in the nursing field and over 20 years in healthcare leadership. Cindi graduated from the State University of New York with an associate degree in nursing. Prior to joining the HealthSouth team, she worked in pediatrics, neurology, pulmonary, oncology and infectious disease. Cindi has been a part of the HealthSouth team for more than 17 years.

Sandra Milburn

Sandra Milburn

Human Resources Director

Sandra has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and human resources. She began her career at Methodist University where she worked for 10 years and has been a part of the HealthSouth team every since. She graduated from the University of Memphis with a bachelor’s degree in management.

Toni Wackerfuss

Toni Wackerfuss

Director of Therapy Operations

Toni graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy and began her clinical career at HealthSouth immediately following graduation. She worked as a staff therapist and team lead until she was promoted to director of therapy operations in 1998. Toni received her certification in the treatment of adults with hemiplegia through the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association in 1997.

Tywanda Williams

Tywanda Williams

Case Management Director

Tywanda joined HealthSouth in June 2017 with more than 20 years of hospital administration and clinical social work experience. She brings a broad range of knowledge in behavior health, case management, utilization review and hospital administration experience. Tywanda holds a master’s degree in social work from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration.