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Polytrauma/TBI System of Care

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Welcome to the San Juan Polytrauma Network Site

The San Juan 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.

Find out more about Blind Rehabilitation Center located at at San Juan VA Medical Center.

Find out more about our Extended Care and Rehabilitation programs and what we can do for you.

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.

Veterans Crisis Line.

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 

VA Caribbean Mental Health Program 

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San Juan VA Medical Center

VA Caribbean Healthcare System
10 Casia Street
San Juan, PR 00921
(787) 641-7582
Toll Free: (800) 449-8729

Returning Veterans Coordinator:
Luz Del Valle (LCSW)
(787) 641-7582, Ext. 121145

Polytrauma Admissions: 1-800-449-8729 Exts. 11334, 11335, 11099

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To Schedule an appointment: 1-877-737-8820

Polytrauma Case Manager:
Mairyn Goire (LCSW)
(787) 641-7582, Ext. 25085

Polytrauma Director:
William Acevedo (MD)
(787) 641-7582 Ext. 11334

San Juan VA Medical Center is a proud member of the VA Sunshine Veterans Healthcare Network - Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 8).

Additional Information

If you are interested in more information about admission to the San Juan Polytrauma Network Site or want to schedule an evaluation, please contact the Extended Care and Rehabilitation Program, at (877) 737-8820.

Veterans and active duty Servicemembers returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) should contact the VA Caribbean Healthcare System's OEF/OIF Returning Veterans Program Office for information about available benefits and health care enrollment.

Information for OEF/OIF Veterans and their family members living in Puerto Rico (Rehabilitation Outdomes Research Center)