About Our Services
The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (GLA) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS), also referred as physiatry (fiz eye’ a tree), is a medical specialty concerned with evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients with limited function as a consequence of disease, injury, impairment, and/or activity limitation. Emphasis is placed on maximal restoration of the physical, psychological, social, and vocational functions of the person, on the maintenance of health and the prevention of secondary complications to activity limitation and on the alleviation of pain. PM&RS, a national VA Program of Excellence, provides comprehensive rehabilitation services along a continuum of care from ambulatory and acute to long term care.
WLA Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Vocational Rehabilitation section is accredited by CARF, the Rehabilitation Commission, and by JCAHO, the Joint Commision of Healthcare Organizations.
West Los Angeles Healthcare Center
11301 Wilshire Blvd. Mail Code 117
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Building 500 Room 1415
Tel: (310) 268-3337
Fax: (310) 268-4935
Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center (800) 516-4567
Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center (213) 253-2677
Bakersfield Ambulatory Care Center (805) 632-1801
Santa Barbara Ambulatory Care Center (805) 683-1491
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