Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute

This one-of-a-kind facility has helped reimagine rehabilitation care for the 21st century with leading-edge technology and personalized treatment for physical, occupational, music, and speech therapy.

Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute, located on the Saint Luke's South Hospital campus in Overland Park, Kansas, expertly guides patients along their journey to recovery. The only comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation hospital of its kind in the Kansas City region keeps you close to your home and family.

Call us at 913-296-5000 to learn more.


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Every potential patient will be thoroughly evaluated upon referral from a physician.

Physicians can refer a patient by calling 913-296-5199


Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is on the east side of the Saint Luke’s South Hospital campus in Overland Park, Kansas, near many hotels, restaurants, and other amenities.

About Overland Park

Rehab Excellence in Overland Park

Patients work with a consistent care team throughout their stay to ensure comfort and continuity of care. After assessing the patient’s needs, abilities, and goals, our experts create a care plan tailored to each patient. We offer: 

  • Suite of 17 advanced-tech robotic devices
  • World-class, 100,000-square-foot facility close to home
  • One-to-one individualized therapy
  • One primary physiatrist and therapist working with you throughout your stay
  • Gyms and communal areas for music, art, and other recreational therapies
  • 60 private rooms, as well as apartment-style rooms, to help patients learn to navigate in real-world environments
  • An 11,000-square-foot outdoor garden featuring many different surfaces for patients to navigate and various terrains for mobility training 
  • Personalized plans that include medication, appropriate therapies, and psychological and emotional support from both professionals and peers


We offer a range of specialized rehabilitation services and are among the national leaders in several areas:

  • Stroke
    Saint Luke’s experts treat more strokes than any other hospital in the region. Every patient requires personalized care, which is why our patients recovering from stroke undergo a comprehensive assessment and goal-setting process. In 2022, Press Ganey ranked Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in the top 5 percent of inpatient rehab providers for stroke care.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
    Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is committed to offering the highest-quality care for spinal cord injuries. We offer specialty care from one of the area's only physicians fellowship-trained and board-certified in treating spinal cored injuries.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
    Saint Luke’s has specialized experts who treat traumatic brain injuries across the continuum of care—from the Emergency Department through rehabilitation and recovery.
  • Amputations
    Unique to Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is our amputation clinic, which provides specialized treatment and prostheses fitting. We continue to follow our patients post-discharge and throughout outpatient therapy.



Lisa M Hermes, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Venessa A Lee, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Matthew Casey Martinez, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Salvatore J Miceli, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Kimberly Jo Poecker, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Brad T Steinle, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
12300 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66213
More Information913-296-5000

Learn about our 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award®



Sep. 20, 2023
KMBC: Former KU Quarterback Working His Way Back to the USFL With Rehabilitation After Battling Rare Neurological Disorder
KMBC talked to Dr. Venessa Lee about the important role of rehabilitation in Montell Cozart's recovery.
May. 30, 2023
KSHB: Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute Garden Helps Patients Flourish
The therapy garden at Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute continues to blossom while helping get patients outdoors to work on their coordination and fine motor skills.
May. 12, 2023
Health News You Can Use: Stroke Rehabilitation
We’re talking about how rehabilitation can help improve mobility and independence after a stroke.
Apr. 28, 2023
Lucky Number 879
Brian and Lisa Christianson are thankful for the care team and donor family for Brian's new heart.
Mar. 31, 2023
Health News You Can Use: Amputee Rehabilitation
We’re talking about the important role of rehabilitation after amputation and the expertise at Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute.
Dec. 9, 2022
KSHB: UCM Alum Brings Graduation Ceremony to Saint Luke's for Mother Fighting Brain Cancer
Not often does one attend a college graduation at a hospital, but a University of Central Missouri graduate decided to bring his ceremony to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.
Sep. 2, 2022
Health News You Can Use: Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Each year, nearly 18,000 people in the U.S. suffer a spinal cord injury, which can be debilitating or even paralyzing.

Jul. 15, 2022
KMBC: Two Kansas City Current Players Show Support for Patient Rehabilitating from Truck Accident
A Saint Luke's patient in Overland Park received a surprise visit Thursday from two Kansas City Current players who heard about his story and wanted to encourage him with his recovery.