Leadership & Staff

Amy Teal

Amy Teal, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Amy joined HealthSouth in 2012 as a controller and joined HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital in August 2015 as the chief executive officer. She has more than 19 years of healthcare experience in various roles. Amy holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in business administration from York College of Pennsylvania.

Suzanne Adams

Suzanne Adam, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Adam joined the medical staff at HealthSouth Reading in 2016. She has practiced in Berks County as a family physician serving patients in the office, hospital, nursing home and university health center settings since 2006 when she completed a residency in family medicine at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center. A native of the Lehigh Valley, she has a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from Marywood University, a master’s degree in health education/nutrition marketing from St Joseph's University and her doctorate of medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr Patti Brown

Patti Brown, M.D.

Director of Rehabilitation

Dr. Brown brings more than 25 years of medical expertise to HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital. She has been on the medical staff of HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital since 1992 and was appointed medical director in 1995. A Berks County native, she graduated from Jefferson Medical School in 1986, completed her internship at Crozier Chester Medical Center in 1987, and went on to complete her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Patti Brown, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located the hospital.

Kristen Delaney

Kristen Delaney

Chief Nursing Officer

Kristen Delaney brings more than 18 years of clinical expertise to HealthSouth Reading. A native of The Lehigh Valley, Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Allentown College of St. Francis DeSales. Prior to accepting the director of quality position in 2014, she served as the nurse manager for eight years. Kristen is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®). 

Terence Lumley

Terence (Terry) Lumley, MBA, OTR/L

Director of Therapy Operations

Terry brings 22 years of healthcare experience to HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital.  He assumed increasing responsibilities in hospital operations over the last 10 years serving as director of rehabilitation services. Terry received his bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Temple University and his master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in healthcare systems from Drexel University.

Jason Pulaski

Jason Pulaski


Jason brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to HealthSouth Reading Rehabilitation Hospital.  Jason has served as HealthSouth Reading’s controller for more than seven years. Jason graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in health policy and administration.  

Kelly Tyrrell

Kelly Tyrrell, RN

Business Development Director

Kelly joined the HealthSouth Reading team in May 2015 as a per diem case manager. She later transitioned into a clinical sales role with Encompass Home Health in January 2016 and subsequently assumed the role as director of marketing operations in April 2018. Kelly is a registered nurse who brings more than 8 years of clinical expertise in a variety of healthcare settings including cardiac acute care, emergency/trauma nursing, informatics nursing and acute rehabilitation. She has a strong documented track record of success in strategic planning, along with direct sales and marketing.

Christine Vega-Perez

Christine Vega-Perez, MSN, CRRN

Director of Quality & Risk Management

Christine joined HealthSouth Reading in January 2011. She began as a staff nurse and was then promoted to nurse manager before assuming her current role in October. Christine received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Bloomsburg University and her master’s degree in nursing, healthcare systems management from Loyola University. She strives to provide quality patient care through staff development, focusing on patient safety and providing the ultimate patient experience during their stay.

Kristin Zimmerman

Kristin Zimmerman

Case Management Director

Kristin joined the HealthSouth team in 2016 as the Case Management Director. She brings more than 17 years of healthcare experience including the areas of skilled nursing; rehabilitation; behavioral health and acute care. Kristin received a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University; master’s degree in social work from Rutgers University and a Black Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma from Chip Caldwell and Associates.