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San Francisco VA Health Care System

 

Prosthetic Treatment Center

Our Mission 

Our mission is to provide Veterans with the highest quality health care in a courteous and compassionate manner to enhance quality of life. We promote independent living for Veterans by creating and offering daily living devices and sensory aids.

Our purchasing team coordinates the selection, purchase and repair of medical equipment and supplies for Veterans treated at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Our Prosthetic Representatives provide counseling regarding eligibility for prosthetic services and related VA benefits for home improvement and structural alterations, automobile adaptive equipment and clothing allowances.

To use our services, see your primary care provider for a referral.

Address all correspondence to:

San Francisco VA Medical Center
Prosthetic Treatment Center (121)
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco CA  94121

Phone: 415-221-4810, ext. 2-4423
Fax: 415-750-6991

If you have a general question regarding artificial limbs/orthotics, automobile adaptive equipment, clothing allowance, durable medical equipment, eyeglasses, hearing aids, HISA, home oxygen, wheelchairs or any other VA Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service-related device/service, please contact us via the VA's Inquiry & Routing System, by clicking here.

Programs and Services

Amputee Clinic – Our prosthetic clinical team provides amputee clinics to evaluate Veterans for the prescription of new artificial limbs, replacement limbs, and major repairs to artificial limbs under the guidance of our certified prosthetists.

Restoration Clinic – We’re one of only three remaining Restoration Clinics in the United States.  Our certified anaplastologist has been working with other VA facilities and Veterans to provide ocular, orbital, facial and body prosthesis for over 15 years. Call 415-221-4810, ext. 2-6413.

Home Improvement and Structural Alterations – This program is for Veterans who need permanent alterations to their home for aid in access and mobility, the continuation of treatment, or for essential lavatory and sanitary facilities.

Automobile Adaptive Equipment – This program provides equipment to permit physically challenged Veterans to enter, exit, and operate a motor vehicle, and instructs how to safely operate their vehicle on our nation's roadways.

Guide/Service Dog - We provide veterinary and support services to Veterans who currently utilize or are eligible to utilize a guide or service dog.  If you are approved for a guide or service dogs you will be referred to an accredited agency.

Home Respiratory Therapy - Home oxygen services are provided, as medically needed, to all eligible beneficiaries accepted for care here.

Prescription Optics - Prescription eyeglasses are provided through contracted sources to all enrolled eligible Veterans.

Hearing Aids – An audiologist will complete an evaluation to determine the need for hearing aids and/or other hearing assistive devices.  If eligible, your hearing aids, repairs, and future batteries will all be at no charge to you.

Blind Aids - Any enrolled Veteran whose vision loss impacts activities of daily living may participate in the Visual Impairment Services Team program and arrange for evaluation for aids such as magnification devices, video magnifiers, large print or talking computer systems, canes, watches, talking paper currency identifiers, audible prescription readers, and a variety of adapted recreational devices. Call 415-221-4810, ext. 2-2813.

Clothing Allowance - Any Veteran who is rated for a service-connected disability for which he or she uses prosthetic or orthopedic appliances may be entitled to an annual clothing allowance. The allowance is also available to any Veteran whose service-connected skin condition requires prescribed medication that irreparably damages the Veteran's outer garments.

 

Contact Info

Location

  • Bldg. 2
    First floor, Room 107

Contact Number(s)

  • 415-221-4810 Ext. 2-4423
  • 415-221-4810 Ext. 2-6406

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.