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Get to Know Us

Get to Know Us Highland Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has been serving the Pinellas County area for over 45 years. Our facility is located close to local hospitals.

We provide post-acute services, rehabilitative services, skilled nursing, short and long term care through Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists; Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses; and Certified Nursing Assistants. This is complemented by Social Services, Activities, Nutritional Services, Housekeeping and Laundry Services. With over 200 years of combined experience, our staff of professionals is here to meet the needs of each and every patient and resident.

Facility exteriorOur post-acute services assist those transitioning from hospital to home. Our team of professionals will work with the physician to provide the level of care and services that will help each individual meet their goals for a successful discharge home.

For those residents who can no longer be on their own and need long term care we offer general nursing and restorative services in a warm and home like environment.

Meet Our Medical Director

Our Medical Director is Kavita Roa, M.D., who is board certified in Internal Medicine and practicing for over 19 years. Dr. Roa graduated Cum-Laude from Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia in 1995. He practiced medicine in Michigan from 2001-2006 before moving to private practice in St. Petersburg. He is part of the medical group Gulfcoast Internist, LLC. and is affiliated with Largo Medical Center, Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks, Morton Plant Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

"I have been the Medical Director at Highland Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for four years. Patient care is priority with all the staff. They go above and beyond, ensuring that all in their care receive quality service. The staff is warm, friendly, easy to communicate with and very attentive to the needs of their residents. I am proud to be associated with such an outstanding facility and dedicated staff."
   - Kavita Roa, M.D.