The Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System based in Fresno proudly serves veterans throughout Central California. The medical center is situated on 18.5 acres and was dedicated in March 1950. Located in the beautiful and agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley, many of the centers modern and attractive interiors compliment the natural beauty of the area. The health care system is a 114 bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic and treatment specializations and two CBOC’s. Extensive outpatient services are provided in a managed care environment by 5 Primary Care Teams and numerous specialty care clinics, including women’s health. A 60-bed Community Living Center provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.
The VA has many medical education affiliations throughout California. It is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine for various residency programs, as well as with California State University Fresno, University of Pacific-Fresno, UC Berkley, UC Davis, UC Los Angeles, California State University Bakersfield, and several community colleges for other related career fields.
The Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System has 114 authorized beds with 60 Community Living Center Unit beds.
Type of Facility
The Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System is a General Medicine & Surgery teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research.
Special Services Offered
Aids/HIV Services Ambulatory Surgery Audiology Speech Pathology Comprehensive Cancer Care Dementia Care Diagnostic Radiology Electrophysiological Studies Endocrinology Electroconvulsive Therapy Gastroenterology Geriatrics Gulf War Syndrome Treatment Program Homeless Veteran’s Program Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) Interventional Radiology Laparoscopic Surgery Medical Research Projects Mental Health Primary Care Nuclear Medicine Prevention, Amputation Care & Treatment (PACT) PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) Unit Pulmonary Function Respite Care Sleep Lab Smoking Cessation Substance Abuse Treatment Visual Impairment (VIST) Women’s Wellness