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VA Palo Alto Health Care System


Contact the VA Palo Alto Health Care System

VA Palo Alto Health Care System offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. For additional contact information you may also view our phone directory or A to Z List of Services. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.

Phone Numbers

Telephone Main phone number: 800-455-0057 or (650) 493-5000
General information / operator: (650) 493-5000
Local eligibility information: (650) 493-5000, x66266

Contact Us

You can seek answers to frequently asked questions or submit a comment, question, concern, or compliment via this VA email system (Inquiry Routing and Information System - IRIS).

Contacting a Patient

If you come to visit a patient, please see our driving directions. If you would like to send a card or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:

Patient name (patient room number)
c/o VA Palo Alto Health Care System
3801 Miranda Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at the numbers listed on our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.

Patient Advocates

Our patient advocates are here to serve you. If you have a compliment, complaint, or need assistance, contact one of our patient advocates.

Patient Advocate for Palo Alto, Menlo Park: (650) 493-5000, x65544 or x63543

Patient Advocate for San Jose, Monterey, Capitola: (408) 363-3000, x75449 or x74269

Patient Advocate for Livermore, Fremont, Modesto, Stockton, Sonora: (925) 373-4700, x35129 or x35106

Women Veterans

Our Women Veterans Program Manager can provide special assistance to women Veterans seeking medical care and VA benefits. Visit our website, or call the Women's Health Center at (650) 852-3229.

News Media

Please submit your media inquiry via our Media Request Form. For urgent media inquiries or any other requests, contact the Public Affairs Office at (650) 858-3925 or by email.

Release of Information

If you need to get information from your medical records, please visit our Release of Information page.