San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital
Have you or a loved one suffered a debilitating illness or injury? At Alvarado
Hospital, our San Diego Rehabilitation Institute specialists help restore
patients to their optimum level of function.
It can be difficult to transition back to everyday life after a debilitating
illness or injury, but Alvarado Hospital is here to help. With advanced
rehabilitation techniques and a caring support team, we help patients
by providing a continuum of care.
Alvarado Hospital provides inpatient care for acute rehabilitation as well
as a variety of outpatient rehabilitation services. We offer exceptional
rehabilitative care with optimal patient outcomes close to home, making
rehabilitation convenient and accessible.
Interested in rehabilitation at Alvarado Hospital? We accept nearly all
insurance plans, both government and private, with a physician referral.
Call to learn more!
Answers to Common Questions about Rehabilitation at Alvarado Hospital
Will you accept my insurance?
While the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital accepts
most private and government insurance plans from patients who have a referral
from a physician, we encourage you to contact us for insurance-related
What conditions do you treat?
We help patients after they have suffered a number of debilitating illnesses
and injuries, including but not limited to stroke, head injury/TBI, injuries
to the spinal column, fractures and amputation.
What types of rehabilitation services do you offer?
Alvarado Hospital offers a number of rehabilitation services, including
physical therapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, and speech
therapy. Call us or click here to learn more about our specific services.
I wasn't originally treated at Alvarado. Can I still get my rehabilitation there?
Yes! We accept patients regardless of where they received their initial
hospital care. You are free to choose a rehabilitation center based on
what is most convenient and accessible for you—or if we are closer
to your home.
Some of the Programs and Therapies We Offer
Alvarado Hospital helps its rehabilitation patients get back to living
their lives through a number of different, highly advanced treatments.
Some of them include:
For a complete list of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation available
at Alvarado Hospital,
Why Choose the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute?
Our treatment team is led by a physiatrist—a medical doctor specializing
in physical medicine and rehabilitation—and includes a broad spectrum
of rehabilitation professionals.
Our rehabilitation program is the recipient of the Gold Seal of Approval®
for Stroke Rehabilitation from The Joint Commission. Only those rehabilitation
programs that meet the high-quality standards of The Joint Commission
are awarded the Gold Seal®. In fact, Alvarado Hospital was the
first in California to receive two designations from The Joint Commission, one for rehabilitation
and the other as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
Your Care Team
Our team includes a physiatrist; physical, occupational, recreational,
pelvic, spine and speech therapists; and rehabilitation nurses to provide
patient-centered rehabilitation. Other specialists on the team include
a neurologist, respiratory therapists, licensed clinical counselors, social
workers and registered dieticians. All care is coordinated by a case manager
who guides patients and their loved ones through the appropriate levels
of treatment with an aim to restore them to their optimum level of function
at home, work and community.
Contacting Alvarado Hospital - (619) 229-7380
If you are interested in rehabilitation services at Alvarado Hospital,
we invite you to contact us today to learn more about the programs and
services we offer.
- For inpatient care, call (619) 229-7380
- For outpatient care, call (619) 229-7216
We look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve optimal rehabilitation
and improving your quality of life!
Alvarado's Physician Referral Service can help you find a physician
who meets your needs. To find a physician, simply click on the
Physician Finder or call (800) ALVARADO (800-258-2723). Additional information regarding
our rehabilitation services also is available.
Join the Alvarado Advantage Club
If you will be an Alvarado Hospital patient or visitor, you are invited
to join the free
Alvarado Advantage Club. Members receive a variety of benefits, including VIP parking and priority
for a private room when available; 10% discount at the Alvarado Gift Shop,
Cafe and Gourmet Coffee Cart; 10% discount at the Alvarado Medical Plaza
Pharmacy; first notification of special events and classes; hotel discounts
and much, much more! To learn more or to register online
click here or call (800) 258-2723.