VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Base Featured Image
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 493-5000

About

The VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) consists of three inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Livermore, plus seven outpatient clinics in San Jose, Fremont, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, and Sonora. These facilities provide some of the world’s finest medical care and cutting-edge technology.


Medical Care

Tricare Numbers
Nurse Advice Hotline TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1
Primary Care Appointments: (800) 600-9332
TRICARE for Life: (866) 773-0404


TRICARE
Tricare partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.

Home TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil

Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Opt 1.

The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.

New to TRICARE:
https://www.tricare.mil/Plans/New

Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.

TRICARE Online:
https://www.tricareonline.com/

You can make Primary Care appointments, check lab results and even order your pharmacy refills using TOL, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contact: (800) 600-9332

TRICARE For Life:
https://www.tricare.mil/tfl
Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, ​but only on a space-available basis.

TRICARE Pharmacy Program:
https://www.tricare.mil/pharmacy

The TRICARE Pharmacy Program provides the prescription drugs you need, when you need them, in a safe, easy, and affordable way.

Customer Service Community Directory:
https://www.tricare.mil/bcacdcao/

The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact someone listed for that facility.

You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:
https://www.tricare.mil/deers

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
Addiction Treatment Services VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 60050
Admissions & Eligibility VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 66266
Advice Nurse VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 66266
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 858-3938
Appointment Scheduling VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 858-3938
Audiology and Speech Pathology Services Line 1 VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000
Audiology and Speech Pathology Services Line 2 VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65597
Bariatric Surgery VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 66127
Bioethics Consultation Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65544
Cardiology VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 858-3932
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Heart and Lungs) VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 66100
Chaplain Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65532
Compensation & Pension VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65912
Compliance and Business Integrity Office VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 67012
Defenders Lodge VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 61333
Dental Clinic VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65621
Dermatology Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 63706
Emergency Department VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 849-0221
Extended Care VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65495
Fisher House VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 60384
Gastroenterology / GI Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 64800
General Surgery VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65863
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 858-3933
Hand Surgery VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 67337
Information Desk VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 60026
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resources VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 68274
MOVE Weight Management Program VA Palo Alto Health Care System (855) 632-8262
Mental Health VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65577
MyhealtheVet VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 849-0393
Neurology VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 858-3976
Neurosurgery VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65709
Nuclear Medicine VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65520
Nurse Advice Line VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65520
Nursing Services VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 64010
Occupational Therapy VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 63341
Oncology VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 64948
Ophthalmology VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65751
Optometry VA Palo Alto Health Care System (800) 455-0057
Orthopedic Surgery Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 66101
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65535
PACT Psychology VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 73632
Pain Clinic VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65519
Pathology and Laboratory VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 62321
Patient Advocate VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65544
Patient Travel Pay VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65687
Pharmacy VA Palo Alto Health Care System (800) 311-2511
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65469
Physical Therapy VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 65469
Plastic Surgery VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 64438
Podiatry VA Palo Alto Health Care System (650) 493-5000 ext: 68637