Specialty Care - VA Caribbean Healthcare System
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VA Caribbean Healthcare System

 

Specialty Care

Description of services

Our Specialty Care Patient Program is divided into two major areas, Surgery and Medicine.

About Surgery

Our coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has the best outcomes in the VA system, and other surgical outcomes at VA Caribbean Healthcare System rank among the best in the VA system.

By involving the patient in the decision-making process for select procedures, we make the patient an equal partner in successful outcomes.

Services Offered

Our specialty care line includes the following services

general surgery
ambulatory surgery
orthopedic
neurosurgery
urology
ophthalmology
otorhinolaryngology
gynecology
plastic surgery
hand surgery
cardiothoracic surgery

All patients are referred to our specialty clinics by Primary Care Providers.

About Medicine

Our Medical Service provides hospital based internal medicine, dermatological and neurological care to the inpatient and outpatient Veteran population as well as subspecialty care in all Internal Medicine subspecialties.

We have an affiliation with the Hematology and Oncology ACGME accredited program at San Juan City Hospital and Neurology ACGME accredited program of the University Hospital. In addition, the Medical Service is an ACGME accredited training program in the following programs sections.

Services Offered

The Medical Service consists of the following sections —

General Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Hematology and Oncology
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology and Hepatic Diseases
Nephrology
Rheumatology
Neurology and Emergency Medicine.

The Medical Service is responsible of 209 acute beds of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System.

Contact Info

Location

  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System

Contact Number(s)

  • 787-641-7582
  • 800-449-8729

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm