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Your Care Team


After arrival to St. Mary’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, you will be assigned to a team of rehabilitation professionals with the select skills to meet your individual needs. Your Rehab Team consists of:

  • Medical Director
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech therapists

Medical Director

Marc Wakasa, MD

Dr. Marc Wakasa oversees all medical rehabilitation care and takes the lead role in coordinating and ensuring maximum therapeutic recovery. He will assess and reassess you medically and functionally throughout their stay and facilitates the individualized care given by the multiple physicians, therapists, nurses, neuropsychologist and case manager who make up the team. Dr. Wakasa prides himself in his rehabilitation medicine expertise, warmth, accessibility, and leadership. He has a direct phone line reserved for you and your family members and encourages discussion about questions or concerns before, during, and after the your stay.

St. Mary’s therapy team offers the following specialty and board certifications

  • Certified Neuro-Developmental Treatment Therapist 
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Certified Physical Agent Modalities Therapist
  • Advanced Clinical Instructor
  • Therapists with Bilingual Certification