VA Loma Linda Healthcare System - Locations
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VA Loma Linda Healthcare System

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11201 Benton Street
Loma Linda, CA 92357

Phone: 909-825-7084 Or 909-825-7084
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The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is part of the Desert Pacific Healthcare Network. The Healthcare System is comprised of the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center and six community clinics located in Blythe, Corona, Palm Desert, Rancho Cucamonga, Murrieta and Victorville. Opened in 1977, the Medical Center is named in memory of Congressman Jerry L. Pettis, who worked diligently to locate the facility in Loma Linda. It is one of the top 25 employers in the Inland Empire; with over 2,460 employees and 1,367 volunteers that serve over 76,000 Veterans who entrust their health care needs to the VA. The Medical Center provides a wide variety of services through inpatient, outpatient and home care programs. The major bed services are Medicine, Surgery and Behavioral Medicine. The facility has 162 acute care beds and a 108 bed Community Living Center.



Postgraduate medical and dental education programs are conducted with the Loma Linda University. In addition, the Medical Center is also affiliated with 77 other educational institutions and provides training for a variety of allied health specialists.



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Behavioral Medicine



Alcohol & Drug Treatment
Cardiac Catheterization and Angioplasty and Cardiac Stents
Computerized Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic
Sleep Disorder Clinic
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Visual Impairment Services Team
Vocational Rehabilitation
Trauma Recovery Program
Women's Health



Mikaela Cade Public Affairs Officer
John Bischler Chief Center for Development & Civic Engagement (CDCE)
  Healthcare Quality Improvement Coordinator
Mike Choi Chief, Financial Officer
  Associate Chief of Staff for Education
Alan Jacobson, MD Associate Chief of Staff for Research
Glenn Legrone Supervisor, Point of Entry
Mark “Gill” Gilliland Chief, Information Technology Service
Crystal Mata Chief, Audiology & Speech Pathology
James Cook Chief, Canteen Service
Thomas Smith Chief, Chaplain Service
  Chief, Dental Service
  Chief, Facility Management Service
Teresa Olvera Compliance Officer
Erica Bass Chief, Library Service
Navin Jaipaul, MD Chief, Medical Service
Bradley Cole MD Chief, Neurology Service
Alex Yi, MD Chief, Imaging
Michelle Nyberg Chief, Nutrition & Food Service
Heather Rojas, MD Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Service
Samineh Sam Chief, Pharmacy Service
Esther Lee, MD Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service
  Chief, Police Service
David Salai Chief, Prosthetic & Sensory Aids Service
Michael Potoczniak Chief, Behavioral Medicine Service
Rachel Bentley Chief, Social Work Service
Jorge Rivera, MD Chief, Surgical Service
  Program Manager, Anesthesiology, Audiology, Dental, Surgery Services
Sally Roldan Program Manager, Medical and Neurology Services
  Program Manager, Equal Opportunity & Diversity
Bobby Walker  Chief, Veterans Satisfaction
 Della Rudd  Chief, Health Administration Service
Pete Spanos Group Practice Manager
Raymond Maldonado Acting Safety Officer