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Polytrauma/TBI System of Care


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Welcome to the Cleveland Polytrauma Network Site

The Cleveland Polytrauma Network Site is one of 23 facilities in the country designed to provide long-term rehabilitative care to Veterans and Servicemembers who experienced severe injuries (including brain injuries) to more than one organ system.  For more information about Polytrauma, visit the national Polytrauma System of Care page.

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Mental Health Support/Veterans Crisis Line

Many Veterans with Polytrauma injuries also need mental health support. If you or someone you know is having trouble readjusting to civilian life, is having trouble sleeping, or is experiencing mood swings, depression, or other signs of extreme stress, we can offer free or low-cost assistance and care.

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Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255)

For immediate help, call the National Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Your call is confidential and can also be anonymous. Or, you may have a confidential online conversation with a professional on the National Veterans Crisis Line Web Chat site 

Readjustment Counseling System (Vet Centers)

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Cleveland VA Medical Center

Louis Stokes (Cleveland) VA Medical Center - Wade Park Division
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 791-3800

OEF/OIF Program Mananger:
Patricia Hall (MSN, PMH CNS-BC)
(216) 739-7000 Ext. 1109
(216)701-5266 (cell)

Polytrauma Coordinator/Admissions and Referral Officer
Elizabeth Treiber (MSN, CRRN, CNP)
(216) 791-3800 Ext 1148
(216) 256-9954 (Cell)

Polytrauma Case Manager
Stephanie Habenicht, LISW-S
Senior Social Worker
(216) 791-3800 ext 1164

Polytrauma Medical Director
Ronald G. Riechers (MD)
(216) 791-3800 ext 1172

Louis Stokes (Cleveland) VA Medical Center - Wade Park Division is a proud member of VA Healthcare System of Ohio - Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 10.

Additional Information

If you are interested in more information about admission to the Cleveland Polytrauma Network Site or want to schedule an evaluation, please contact Traci Piero (NP-C, MSN), our Admissions and Referral Officer, at (216) 791-3800, Ext. 6223.

Returning Servicemembers

Veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) should contact their local OEF/OIF Coordinator for information about benefits and health care enrollment. VA Healthcare System of Ohio points of contact: