Koontz Appointed Administrator at Hillside Hospital

HOWLAND, Ohio – Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital has promoted Jeffrey Koontz, DPT, to the position of hospital administrator.

Koontz began his career at Hillside in 2005 as a student physical therapy rehabilitation aide. He earned his master’s in physical therapy in 2007 and his doctorate in PT in 2010, both from Youngstown State University. He started as a staff physical therapist at Hillside in 2010 and has been at the hospital since.

“Jeff has demonstrated excellent leadership skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to patients” says Robert Rogalski, regional president for Steward Health Care. “We are confident that Jeff’s extensive experience and knowledge in rehabilitation will guide in the development and growth of Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital and the services we offer to the community.”

During his tenure at Hillside, Koontz has served in numerous leadership roles including director of rehabilitation services for Trumbull Regional Medical Center and Hillside, director of business development, and regional director of rehabilitation services. He was named interim administrator in January.

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