Kessler Media Release

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Acquires Marlton Rehabilitation Hospital

Nationally-ranked Kessler Institute Expands to South Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has announced the acquisition of Marlton Rehabilitation Hospital, a 61-bed hospital located in Marlton, New Jersey. Effective November 1st, the specialized hospital, acquired from Vibra Healthcare, will be the fourth Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation hospital location in New Jersey.

“We are so very pleased to have Marlton Rehabilitation Hospital become part of the Kessler Institute network,” said Kessler President Sue Kida. “Our hospitals share a common goal of providing every patient with the dedicated care and advanced treatment to help them overcome the challenges of a brain injury, stroke, spinal injury, neurologic disease, orthopedic trauma, limb loss or cancer. We look forward to working together to expand Kessler’s inpatient and outpatient programs and services in the greater South Jersey region.”

Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 24 consecutive years, Kessler Institute is one of the nation’s largest rehabilitation hospitals with three campuses in West Orange, Chester and Saddle Brook, N.J., and more than 96 outpatient Kessler Rehabilitation Center locations throughout the state. The addition of the Marlton campus will extend Kessler’s presence to the greater South Jersey region.

“We are honored to be joining Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, and excited to bring Kessler’s focus of ‘Restoring Hope and Rebuilding Lives’ to the people of southern New Jersey,” said Phyllis Schlichtmann, who will serve as CEO of the Marlton campus. “Together, we will continue to ensure the highest level of quality care to our patients and their families.”

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is a member of the rehabilitation hospital division of Select Medical, one of the nation’s largest providers of specialized care.

About Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation: Since 1948, Kessler Institute has pioneered the field of medical rehabilitation. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is one of only eight federally-designated Model Systems for the treatment and research of both spinal cord and brain injuries, a distinction shared with Kessler Foundation, and also leads the field in the care of individuals with stroke, neurologic diseases, limb loss, orthopedic trauma, cancer and cardiac conditions. Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 24 consecutive years, Kessler now has four hospital campuses in West Orange, Saddle Brook, Chester and Marlton, N.J., and more than 95 outpatient Kessler Rehabilitation Center locations throughout the state. For more information, visit www.kessler-rehab.com.

 

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