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The PADRECC and Consortium Center Network
is a nationwide hub and spoke model of care across the VA Healthcare System for veterans diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

  • Designated VA Centers of Excellence
  • Receive referrals across the VA Healthcare System
  • Each serve a large geographic region
Consortium Centers:
  • Regional specialty clinics for veterans unable to travel to a PADRECC
  • Located in each of the 21 VISNs
Getting Care — How to Make an Appointment   Apply for Care
  1. Veteran must be enrolled in the VA healthcare system to receive care.  Access and manage your VA benefits & health care at
  2. Choose a PADRECC or Consortium Center to consult.
  3. VA primary care provider or neurologist makes a referral to the PADRECC or Consortium Center using an inter-facility consult (IFC).
  4. Follow up with the PADRECC or Consortium Center to schedule an appointment. (Please allow at least 72 hours after the IFC has been sent.)
Call the PADRECC/Consortium Hotline at 1-800-949-1001 x205769 if you need assistance with this process.

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PADRECC and Consortium Centers

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PADRECC Centers:
Center Medical Center City, State Director Telephone
Houston Michael E. DeBakey VAMC Houston, TX Dr. Aliya Sarwar 713-794-7841
Southwest West Los Angeles VAMC Los Angeles, CA Dr. Indira Subramanian 310-478-3711
Northwest Portland VAMC
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Portland, OR
Seattle, WA
Dr. Joe Quinn Portland: 503-721-1091
Seattle: 206-277-4560
Philadelphia Philadelphia VAMC Philadelphia, PA Dr. John Duda 215-823-5934 or toll free 888-959-2323
Southeast Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC Richmond, VA Dr. Jessica Lehosit 804-675-5931 or toll free 800-784-8381 ext 5931
San Francisco San Francisco VAMC San Francisco, CA Dr. J. Rafael Zuzuarregui   415-379-5530

Consortium Centers:
VA Facility City, State Director(s) VISN Phone Number
VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus Jamaica Plain, MA Dr. Raymond Durso 1 617-232-9500 x44750
VA Central Western Massachusetts Worcester, MA Dr. Banu Sundar 1 413-584-4040 x6600
VA Connecticut HCS- West Haven Campus West Haven, CT Dr. Diana Richardson 1 203-932-5711
Syracuse VA Medical Center Syracuse, NY Dr. Dragos Mihaila 2 315-425-3474
James J. Peters VA Medical Center Bronx, NY Dr. Ruth Walker
Dr. Melissa Nirenberg
3 718-584-9000 x5915
718-584-9000 x5945
Castle Point Campus (Hudson Valley HCS)  Wappingers Falls, NY  Dr. Ruth Walker  845-831-2000 x5663 
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive Division Pittsburgh, PA Dr. Edward Burton 4 412-688-8364
Baltimore VA Medical Center Baltimore, MD Dr. Paul Fishman 5 410-605-7000 x7060
Durham VA Medical Center Durham, NC Dr. Burton Scott 6 919-286-0411 x15611 or x15612
Augusta VA Medical Center Augusta, GA Dr. John Morgan 7 706-733-0188 x12415
Atlanta VA Medical Center Decatur, GA Dr. Marian Evatt 7 404-321-6111 Press "1", then dial ext "7121"
Birmingham VA Medical Center Birmingham, AL Dr. Anthony Nicholas 7 205-933-8101 Press "1", then dial ext "4734"
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, NF/SGVHS Gainesville, FL Dr. Christopher Hess 8 352-374-6058
Orlando VA Medical Center Orlando, FL Dr. Michael Hoffmann 8 407-646-5500
James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital Tampa, FL Dr. Theresa Zesiewicz 8 813-972-7633
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System - Nashville Campus Nashville, TN Dr. John Fang 9 615-873-7510
Lexington VA Medical Center Lexington, KY Dr. John Slevin 9 859-281-4920
Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC Cleveland, OH Dr. Aasef Shaikh 10 261-791-3800
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI Dr.Vikas Kotagal 11 734-769-7100 x4445
Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affair Medical Center Milwaukee, WI Dr. Eric Jackowiak 12 414-955-0650
North Chicago VA Medical Center North Chicago, IL Dr. Semyon Shulman 12 224-610-3753
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center Chicago, IL Dr. Brandon Barton 12 312-569-8387 Press "5", then dial ext "6168"
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Medical Center Hines, IL Dr. Kalea Colletta 12 708-202-4229
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital Madison, WI Dr. Catherine L. Gallagher 12 608-256-1901 x17728
VA St. Louis HCS-John Cochrane Division St. Louis, MO Dr. Robert L. White 15 314-289-7914
Kansas City VA Medical Center Kansas City, MO Dr. Vikas Singh 15 816-922-2090
Oklahoma City VA Medical Center Oklahoma City, OK Dr. Meheroz Rabadi
Dr. Farhat Husain
16 405-270-0501 Dial ext. "5140" then select "1"
G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center Jackson, MS Dr. Juebin Huang 16 601-364-1285
Arkansas VA HCS John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital Little Rock, AR Dr. Sarkis Nazarian 16 501-257-6062
Audie L. Murphey VA Medical Center San Antonio, TX Dr. Qinghua Liang 17 210-617-5161
Central Texas HCS-Austin Outpt Clinic Austin, TX Dr. Padma Kumar 17 512-823-4000 x54794
North Texas VA Medical Center Dallas, TX Dr. Meagen Salinas 17 214-462-4791
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System Tucson, AZ Dr. Tanya Lin 18 520-792-1450x5806
New Mexico VA HCS-Raymond G. Murphy VAMC Albuquerque, NM Dr. Sarah Richardson 18 505-256-2752
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center Aurora, CO Dr. Jeanne Feuerstein 19 720-723-6204
VA Montana Health Care System Fort Harrison, MT Dr. Mark Dietz 19 406-447-7708
VA Montana Healthcare Billings, Montana Dr. Daniel Rodriguez 19 406-373-3610
Cheyenne VA Medical Center Cheyenne, WY Dr. Roy Kanter 19 307-778-7550 ext. 7181 or 7322
Boise VA Medical Center Boise, ID Dr. Barry Cusack 20 208-422-1325
VA Central California Healthcare System - Fresno Fresno, CA Dr. Jeffrey Mogelof 21 559-228-5328
VA Pacific Islands HCS- Spark M. Matsunaga VAMC Honolulu, HI Dr. Webster Ross 21 808-433-7785
VA Sierra Nevada HCS - Ioannis A. Lougaris VAMC Reno, NV Dr. John Peacock 21 775-328-1297 Press "1", then dial ext "1378"
VA Palo Alto Health Care System Palo Alto, CA Dr. Shanon Kilgore 21 650-858-3976
VA Long Beach Healthcare System Long Beach, CA Dr. Steven S. Schreiber 22 562-826-8000 x2292
VA San Diego Healthcare System San Diego, CA Dr. Stephanie Lessig 22 858-552-8585 Press "4", then dial ext "3685"
VA Loma Linda Healthcare System Loma Linda, CA Dr. Dorthee Cole 22 909-825-7084 x6049
VA Southern Nevada HCS - Las Vegas VAMC Las Vegas, NV Dr. Selina Parveen 22 702-636-3000
Sioux Falls VA Medical Center Sioux Falls, SD Dr. Xuesheng Feng 23  605-336-3230 x6402
Iowa City VA Medical Center Iowa City, IA Dr. Ergun Uc 23 319-338-0581 Press "9", then dial ext "5166"
Minneapolis VA Medical Center Minneapolis, MN Dr. James Ashe 23 612-467-2214
Omaha Division - VA Nebraska Western Iowa HCS Omaha, NE  TBD 23 402-977-5602
VA Black Hills Health Care System Fort Meade, SD Dr. Laurie Weisensee 23 605-718-1095
Charleston VA Medical Center Charleston, SC Dr. Vanessa Hinson 7  843-789-7428