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The ones who care beyond compare.

Spanning multiple cultures, generations, educational backgrounds and areas of medical expertise, our multilingual team delivers care that’s as human as care gets.

Jon Balin


Jon received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Brooklyn College and went on to receive his MBA from Long Island University. He is an adjunct business professor at Touro University. “The team at Bishop Center,” he says, “loves nothing more than helping our residents, seeing their progression, and giving them the tools to get back in the community.”

Regina Stokes

Director of Nursing

With 25 years of experience in Long Term Care, Regina Stokes is a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for improving the delivery of care and staff education. She is proud to be part of the Bishop team.

Darryl Thomas

Infection Prevention and Control Professional

Shelby Senior

Assistant Director of Nursing

Tim Snyder

Director of Maintenance

Sean Stuart

Food Service Director

Valerie Brugmann

Director of Nutritional Services

Valerie is a Registered Dietitian from Western New York. Valerie completed her undergraduate work at the University of Delaware and her dietetic internship at Syracuse University. She is currently pursuing a master’s in business administration. In her free time, Valerie enjoys spending time with her dog and collecting house plants.

Amanda Chisamore

Director of Rehabilitation

Amanda Chisamore joined Bishop in 2021 as Director of Rehab. Amanda graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA in 2012. She now has over a decade of experience as a physical therapist with the last 8 years being in sub-acute rehab and long-term care settings. Amanda was awarded the 2022 Rising Star Award by Sigma Health Rehab and Centers Health Care on October 5, 2022, at their annual conference. Amanda is always looking for ways to educate herself, as well as her staff. Her personal philosophy of treating everyone as you would your own loved ones extends to every member of her team and is reflected in the patient-centered care provided at Bishop Rehabilitation.

Jessica Mitchell

Director of Social Work

Jerkara Burwell

Director of Recreation

Knowledge is health.

For the absolute highest quality of care, Bishop Rehabilitation & Nursing Center staffs medical providers on each unit who stay in constant communication with leadership throughout the day. Team collaboration is our forte, and this commitment helps us maintain an unbeatable continuum of care.

Our team also works hard to keep therapies as consistent as possible, tracking all communications through an advanced electronic medical record system. This ensures immediate transmission of information across the entire care network.