Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction - VA St. Louis Health Care System
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VA St. Louis Health Care System


Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction

Our mission is to provide outstanding, quality, holistic care to individuals with spinal cord Injury/dysfunction(SCI/D) in order to restore and maintain the highest level of independence and function and provide opportunity to enhance quality of life.

We strive to accomplish these goals through a comprehensive approach to health care, which includes:

  • Acute and ongoing rehabilitation that is mindful of the changing needs and living environment of aging patients
  • Acute, chronic, and preventive medical care
  • Patient and family education
  • Psychological, social, and vocational care
  • Research
  • Education
  • Advocacy
  • Professional training

We strive for excellence and are guided by a sense of respect for patients as partners with shared goals.

SCI Staff
Our Spinal Cord Injury Program has received accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

CARF GoldSealCARF International is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote quality, value and optimal outcomes of services. Accreditation is an official recognition that our organization is guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices. The three year accreditation decision awarded to our programs represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows substantial conformance to CARF standards.

Contact Info


  • Jefferson Barracks Division, Bldg. 52
    1 Jefferson Barracks Drive, St.Louis Mo 63125
    John Cochran 915 North Grand, St. Louis Mo 63106

Contact Number(s)

  • 314-894-6677
  • 800-228-5459

Hours of Operation

  • 24 hours a day