HealthSouth Harmarville Announces New Medical Director

HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital has named James Kreshon, D.O. as the hospital’s new Medical Director.

Dr. Kreshon has been at HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital since 2001 and is a board certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation who completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

His specialty interests include amputee, orthopedic and geriatric rehabilitation. Dr. Kreshon serves as Medical Director of Encompass Home Health at HealthSouth Harmarville and was previously the Medical Director of the hospital’s Transitional Care Unit. He has also served as HealthSouth Harmarville’s President of Medical Staff, a member of the Patient Safety Committee, President of the Medical Executive Committee, as well as other various leadership roles and positions.

Dr. Kreshon lives in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Rose, along with their three children—Jimmy, Joey and Elizabeth. Dr. Kreshon is thankful to Rex Newton, M.D., for all of his guidance and teachings at the start of his professional career at HealthSouth Harmarville.

“Dr. Kreshon has been an essential part of our medical team for many years now at HealthSouth Harmarville,” says Mark van Volkenburg, HealthSouth Harmarville CEO. “He shares the commitment to high-quality outcomes and patient care that are not only important to us, but most important to the caregivers and patients we treat. His past experience and leadership made him an excellent candidate and proven leader for this role.”

HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital is a 162-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation  services. Serving patients throughout western Pennsylvania and the tri-state area, the hospital is located at 320 Guys Run Rd. in Harmarville and on the web at www.healthsouthharmarville.comHealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 33 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at

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