Rehabilitation patient enjoying pool therapy session

Expert & Specialized Care

​In addition to comprehensive services for brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and other neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, burns and major multiple trauma, the Rehabilitation Center offers specialized programs and features to meet the distinct needs of women, adolescents, and individuals with a variety of diagnoses.

Inpatient programs

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain Injury and Journey to Recovery
  • Stroke
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Adolescent & Pediatric Rehabilitation

Outpatient programs

  • Special Services
    • Neuro-Net
    • Research Center
    • Peer Support Groups
  • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Outreach Clinics
    • Urology
    • Women’s Health
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Spina Bifida
  • Electrodiagnosis (EMG)
  • Other neurological conditions resulting in disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Amputation
  • Spasticity (including baclofen pumps)
  • Women with Disabilities Healthcare Clinic
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation

Female stroke patient using Ekso Skeleton with therapist in hallway 


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has been designated by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Trauma Center for over 30 years. This is the highest level of certification possible for emergency care.

The Respiratory Rehabilitation Unit is equipped and staffed 24/7 with specially trained, board-certified medical and surgical teams to provide immediate care for patients suffering from life-threatening and disabling traumatic injuries. These critical services for both adult and pediatric trauma patients include, but are not limited to:
  • Acute care surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Intensive Care Specialists
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Radiology
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Trauma Operating Room available 24/7
  • Vascular Surgery
Having the highest level of emergency response on the same campus as the Rehabilitation Center means that patients don’t have to be transferred to other facilities if the need for a higher level of care arises.

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SCVMC is proud of its long history and reputation for offering high quality education and training to a large variety of healthcare professionals in Silicon Valley, and beyond. We partner with local universities, colleges, community colleges, high schools, technical training programs and County departments to offer excellent training and experience in our inpatient and outpatient facilities. 

The following are examples of the non-physician health care professionals who receive excellent education and training at SCVMC today. 
Biomedical Engineers and Industrial Engineers
Certified Nurse Midwives
Clinical Laboratory Technologists Psychologists
Emergency Medical Technician
First responders
High school and college students interested in health careers​
Medical Assistants
Medical Social Workers
Nurse Anesthetists
Nurse Practitioners 
Occupational Therapists
Patients and families 
Physical Therapists
Physician Assistants
RN and LVN students
Recreational Therapists 
Respiratory Care Practitioners
Speech Therapists

We offer continuing education classes for nurses, and a variety of other disciplines. Please go to our education calendar for upcoming opportunities. ​​​​