Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Center - VA San Diego Healthcare System
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VA San Diego Healthcare System


Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Center

The Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders (SCI/D) Center provides care to Veterans and active duty personnel with SCI/D in San Diego and Imperial Counties, Arizona, and Southern Nevada.  VA San Diego is the hub (referral) SCI/D Center for Prescott, Tucson, and Phoenix VA SCI/D Spoke Clinics and also receives Veterans and active duty personnel referred from the Las Vegas and Loma Linda VA SCI/D Spoke Clinics.

Admissions and Consultations:

  • For Veterans or Active Duty Service Members with newly acquired SCI/D, see Admission Criteria and call 858-552-4396.
  • For Veterans with SCI/D not yet served by the SCI/D Center (inpatient or outpatient primary care), submit a CPRS Consult for SCI/D Inpatient or Outpatient Care, or call 858-552-4396.

Services include:

SCI Inpatient Unit – 30 beds - (858) 552-7453

  • Acute (non-telemetry/ICU) care for new injuries
  • Comprehensive acute SCI/D rehabilitation (CARF accredited)
  • Acute med-surg care for Veterans with chronic SCI/D
  • Annual evaluation/check-up admissions for SCI/D Veteran

SCI Outpatient Services - (858) 552-7512

  • Primary Care Clinic for lifetime care of Veterans with SCI/D
  • Consultation services for Veterans with multiple sclerosis

SCI Psychology Services – (858) 552-8585 x2886

  • Inpatient and outpatient services
  • Family/caregiver support/consultation

SCI Social Work Services

  • Inpatient services – (858) 552-8585 x1011
  • Outpatient and homecare services – (858) 552-8585 x3177

SCI Homecare Program - (858 ) 642-3106

SCI Therapy Services - (858) 642-3161

  • Inpatient and outpatient services
  • Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation

SCI Vocational Rehabilitation (available via referral POC) - (858) 642-3184

SCI GU Services (858) 642-3113

  • Videourodynamics and flexible cystoscopy
  • SCI GU consultation services and clinic

SCI Telehealth Program - (858) 642-1194

Contact Info


  • SCI Building, 1st Floor
    East side of the Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 858-642-3117

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.