Florida Medical Case Managers



Medical Case Manager
(321) 383-2577
Resides: Titusville
Central/East Coast of Florida

Kathy Gould has extensive experience in case management throughout Central Florida. She has extensive experience in catastrophic, specifically spinal cord injury, and large loss cases throughout the insurance industry. She implements and directs case management through a relational and team approach with each case. Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work along with a Certification from Erskine College, a private liberal arts college, from the State of South Carolina. Throughout her career, she has held many certifications and has countless hours of continuing education to enhance her effectiveness as a case manager and as a business consultant.

As a Business Consultant, Kathy fosters excellence with every nurse, case manager, or other professional team member related to each case entrusted to Rehabilitation Advisors, with the goal of obtaining optimal outcomes for all.

Jordan Markel, RN, CRRN, LHRM


Medical Case Manager
(941) 372-6701
Resides: Tampa
Tampa Bay, Gainesville and Southwest Florida

Jordan Markel has extensive case management experience with demonstrated competencies in the assessment, planning, and coordination of case management activities. He has over twenty years clinical nursing experience at a level 1 trauma center and over eight years of experience in catastrophic case management. He has a specialized expertise in catastrophic injuries. Further experiences include work with a broad range of complex and catastrophically injured employees. He has a proven track record with workers compensation patients, employers, providers, and claims adjusters to coordinate and assure proper delivery and oversight of medical and disability services. He has extensive experience in the evaluation and coordination of medical and rehabilitative services. He demonstrates a broad awareness as an advocate promoting the injured employees’ best interests and addressing treatment alternatives to care.

Mr. Markel remains active in the rehabilitation community as an active member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and the Florida Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. He was a founding member of the West Coast Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Danial Perez, RN


Bilingual Medical Case Manager
(407) 274-5678
Resides: Apopka
Central and Northeast Florida

Daniel Perez has extensive experience in acute inpatient rehabilitation setting and catastrophic case management experience in the State of Massachusetts and the State of Florida. In 1996, Mr. Perez received a associates degree in applied science from LaGuardia Community College in New York and moved to Massachusetts where he gained rehabilitation experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting and adult day care setting. In 2001, Mr. Perez moved to Miami, Florida, where he continued working in the rehabilitation setting at HealthSouth and Baptist Health South Florida inpatient rehabilitation facilities. Mr. Perez received his nursing degree in 2007 in a sponsorship program with Baptist Hospital and Miami Dade College. Mr. Perez nursing experience continued in Orlando, Florida, where he completed his intensive care unit training at Florida Hospital and eventually transitioned to the acute inpatient rehabilitation unit at Orlando Regional Medical Center, a trauma one hospital. He worked as a beside nursing for several years and as a rehabilitation admission liaison for Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute.

Mr. Perez physical therapy and nursing experience has prepared him to provide outstanding catastrophic case management services to injured workers and their support system and to facilitate medical care and treatment with employers and insurance carriers to enhance function and an improved quality of life.


Medical Case Manager
(239) 353-3527
Resides: Naples
Naples, Ft. Myers, Southwest Florida

Rosanne B. Rechlin has had rehabilitation experiences in a variety of settings. As a returning Peace Corp Volunteer, Ms Rechlin worked on an acute care spinal cord injury unit at a large Veterans Administration Hospital. She was then transferred to manage a medical neurology unit at the same hospital.

Ms. Rechlin moved to the Midwest and served as a staff nurse on the rehabilitation unit at a regional hospital. This general rehabilitation unit served individuals with diverse diagnoses. While working as a staff nurse, Ms. Rechlin obtained her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing. She became a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nursing and became a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.

The Rechlins relocated to Southwest Florida in 1992 and Ms. Rechlin joined the team at Rehabilitation Advisors. She has worked as case manager serving a variety of impacted individuals and payors. Ms. Rechlin was named one of the 2009 Nurses of Excellence by the 2009 Nursing Excellence Committee of Collier County Florida. In addition to a solid knowledge base, Ms. Rechlin believes a key to effective management is establishing relationships through active listening.


Medical Case Manager
(407) 243-7191
Resides: Orlando
Central and Northeast Florida

Jeanine Zukerman RN, BSN, CCM

Medical Case Manager

Jeanine has over 25 years of nursing and has direct claims experience in over 25 state jurisdictions. She is considered a thought leader in the management of traumatic and catastrophic claims. Her diverse experience includes hospital emergency room case management, utilization review, managed care, workers’ compensation, and catastrophic case management. Jeanine offers a wealth of knowledge and various perspectives having served different stakeholders within the workers’ compensation system. She has a solid nursing foundation and a passion for creating a better experience for her clients, Jeanine empowers others through continued volunteer involvement as a board member in the All-Florida Case Management Society of America (CMSA). Jeanine speaks nationally on case management and claims topics and is a published contributor in the CMSA Today and Care Management Journals.