Leadership & Staff

Gary Herbek

Gary Herbek

Chief Executive Officer

Gary Herbek is a visionary, steadily guiding our hospital with for-profit and not-for-profit acute care hospital leadership experience within healthcare systems and stand alone organizations as his role of CEO.  Under his direction and management, the patients receive higher quality, post acute physical medicine rehabilitation in the Washington metropolitan area.  Having received his master's prepared degree in healthcare administration from MCV/VCU and as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Gary has served twice as a chief executive officer and three times as a chief operating officer prior to joining the HealthSouth family.   He is a native Virginian, married to a former RN with three sons. 

Dr. Joseph Paquette

Joseph Paquette, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Paquette specializes in family practice and is the medical director at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. He also serves as chairman of HealthSouth’s medical executive committee and president and chief medical officer at Pratt Medical Center. A Virginia native and graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Paquette completed an internship and a residency at the Riverside Family Practice Program. He is board certified in family medicine.

Joseph Paquette, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.

Charles Ball

Charles Ball

Director of Plant Operations/Safety Officer

Charles brings 20 years experience in acute care hospital experience to Fredericksburg. He joined the HealthSouth Fredericksburg team in August 2014 after relocating from HealthSouth Mountainview Hospital in Morgantown WV. He has served as the safety committee chairperson for HealthSouth for the last four years. He comes to us with experience with emergency management and represents HealthSouth with local emergency preparedness groups. Charles is a native of California where he ran a successful landscape business for 15 years.

Connie Brown-Olds

Connie Brown-Olds Brown-Olds, RN, MS, CNS

Chief Nursing Officer

Connie joined the HealthSouth Fredericksburg team in December, 2013.She has approximately 17 years of nursing experience; the last 10 years serving in an acute care rehabilitation setting. A lifelong Michigan resident, Connie earned both her BSN and MS degrees through the University of Michigan. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Robin Corey

Robin Corey, PT, MHS

Director of Therapy Operations

Robin has been a practicing physical therapist since 1981 and has worked in an inpatient rehabilitation setting since 1982. She received her bachelor’s of science in biology from the Pennsylvania State University and went on to study physical therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her master's of health science from the University of Indianapolis. Robin is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Michelle Henderson

Michelle Henderson

Director of Quality

Michelle brings more than 15 years of clinical and management experience to HealthSouth Fredericksburg, from acute care, skilled care, home health and government settings.  Michelle joined HealthSouth in 2011, and has worked in a variety of roles including nurse manager, nurse liaison, and infection control practitioner.  Michelle attends Chamberlain College of Nursing and is currently pursuing her BSN/MSN.  She is active in the community, and is a member of the Rappahannock Medical Reserve Corp. 

Dana Holladay

Dana Holladay

Director of Marketing Operations

Dana Holladay was named director of marketing operations of HealthSouth of Fredericksburg in February 2013. Dana’s has 15 years extensive experience in marketing, business development and management. She is a graduate of University of Louisiana, Lafayette and has also completed the Dale Carnegie Sales Management course.

Abby Llyod

Abby Lloyd


Abby began her career at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in August 2007. She started in the accounting department as the accounts payable/payroll specialist, working in that role for more than four years. She was promoted to the controller position in 2012. Abby holds a bachelor of professional studies degree from the University of Mary Washington.
Karen Truslow

Karen Truslow, RN, MSN, ACM, CCM

Director of Care Management

Karen brings 18 years of case management experience to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg. Prior to joining HealthSouth, she served as a case manager/operations manager for the department of care management at Mary Washington Hospital. She began her career at Mary Washington Hospital as a home health nurse. Karen received a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing administration both from George Mason University. She is an Accredited Case Manager and Board Certified Case Manager.
Ravi Wankhede

Ravi Wankhede

Pharmacy Director

Ravi started working for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg in February 2009. Prior to coming to HealthSouth, he was a pharmacist with Wal-Mart. A native of Nagpur, India, he has a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from India. He received a master’s degree in biological science and in adult and technical education from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Ravi is also a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.