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Marianjoy to Oversee Medical Rehabilitation at
Sherman West Court

March 30, 2012 (Wheaton, IL) – Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Sherman Health today announced a strategic relationship that will bring Marianjoy’s expert rehabilitation care to Sherman West Court (SWC), Sherman Health’s skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Elgin. Marianjoy will provide onsite medical directorship and guide the rehabilitation treatment provided by SWC clinicians, who provide physical, occupational and speech therapies, as well as dietary and nursing care. The Marianjoy Medical Group, a network of board-certified physiatrists who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation, will provide leadership at the facility under the direction of Dr. Besagarahally Shankara

Marianjoy is nationally recognized for its exceptional and compassionate rehabilitative healthcare and clinical expertise, while Sherman Health was recently awarded the distinguished 2011 Silver Award from the Lincoln Foundation for performance excellence. “This alliance brings together two exemplary healthcare providers while extending the continuum of rehabilitation care for patients in the western suburbs of Chicago,” said John Brady, DHA, Vice President of Physician Services and Organizational Planning at Marianjoy. “This collaboration will undoubtedly deliver added accessibility to rehabilitative services and add jobs.”

Joseph McManus, Administrator at Sherman West Court welcomes the new partnership. Marianjoy is an unquestioned leader in the provision of post-acute care services. Marianjoy will bring their evidence-based best practices to our facility in order to meet the needs of the patients and communities we serve. Our patients will benefit greatly from this alliance.”

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About Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital is a nonprofit teaching hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, dedicated to the delivery of physical medicine and rehabilitation programs including stroke, neuromuscular, orthopedic, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and pediatrics. Marianjoy’s $60 million, 120 private room replacement hospital is a state-of-the-art facility designed to enhance the naturally holistic approach to rehabilitation. Founded in 1972, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital maintains an extensive network of inpatient, subacute, and outpatient sites and physician clinics throughout the Chicago area. Marianjoy is a member of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare.

About Sherman West Court

SWC, a Sherman Health Affiliate, is Fox Valley’s premiere rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility which provides the most current and effective rehabilitation programs, individually tailored to our patients’ needs. For more information, please call 847-742-7070 or visit





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