Leadership & Staff

Enrique Vicens

Enrique A. Vicéns-Rivera, JD, MHSA

Chief Executive Officer

Enrique joined HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami on September 2015. Previously Enrique had served as chief executive officer for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Manatí which he joined on May 2010. Enrique graduated from the College of the Holy Cross where he obtained a a bachelor’s degree in economics and he obtained a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center. He obtained a master’s degree in health services administration in 2001 from the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico. Enrique relocated to Miami from Puerto Rico where he served on the board of directors of the Puerto Rico Hospital Association and on the Board of trustees of the Carlos Albizu University.

Dr. Nunez

Lourdes Nunez

Medical Director

Lourdes Nunez, M.D. is a family practitioner and the medical director at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami.  She also maintains a family medicine practice for outpatients at her Kendall office on 120th Street.  Dr. Nunez has been on staff at HealthSouth since 2000.  Her presence in the facility has brought a competent and calming component to her patients, family members and staff. 

Dr. Nunez received her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  She completed her internship and residency in family practice at the Good Samaritan Regional Medical in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Dr. Nunez’s approach is gentle, but thorough.  She is a proponent of preventative measures for optimum health and open-minded to alternative healthcare practices.  


Lourdes Nunez, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.

Luis Aguiar

Luis E. Aguiar, FMG

Director of Marketing Operations

Luis is the director of marketing operations for HealthSouth Miami and has more than 18 years of medical experience working in an array of positions including as a physician for 13 years, director of case management, clinical marketing liaison and admissions liaison. He received his medical degree at Medical University of Villa Clara, Cuba. Luis offers expert level skills in the areas of clinical protocols, regulatory requirements, marketing, communications, admissions and technology management and is accustomed to collaborating with various departments to obtain desired goals and maintain an efficient and effective process. 

Kenneth Peters

Kenneth Peters, MS CCC-SLP

Director of Therapy Operations

Kenneth brings more than 13 years of clinical experience to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Miami. In addition to overseeing therapy operations at HealthSouth, he is the program coordinator of the Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Program. He is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Buffalo where he received his bachelor's and master's degrees in speech-language pathology.   Kenneth has advanced specialty certifications including VitalStimulation/Experia, Sona-Speech Acoustic and Aerodynamic Measurements of Voice Disorders, Myofascial Release Techniques and Dysphagia Management.

Susan Riley

Susan Riley

Director of Human Resources

Susan has more than 15 years of human resources experience in both the healthcare and aviation industry.  She received her bachelor's degree from Barry University, with an emphasis in human resources management.
Ellen Romanowski

Ellen Romanowski

Chief Nursing Officer

Ellen brings experienced nursing leadership in both for profit and not for profit Magnet hospitals in the Miami market, most recently Mercy Hospital, where she held the position of director of women's services, prior to that, assistant director of surgical nursing services, bariatrics and ortho/spine. Prior to Mercy Hospital she held nursing leadership roles at Baptist Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Her educational background includes a diploma in nursing from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, a BSN from Barry University and an MSHSA from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She has been a member of the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives for several years and served on the board of the South Florida chapter of SFONE. She has won many nursing leadership awards from SFONE.