Rehabilitation Center is the only High Performing center in California

Named by U.S. News & World Report

Health System


September 4, 2018


Santa Clara County CA – You have just been informed that your loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Now your loved one is about t​o take his/her place in the parade of roughly 1.5 million patients who sustain a brain injury each year. About half of those are admitted to U.S. hospitals for procedures and other care. How do you know what rehabilitation center is right for you? When special expertise is needed, it can help to see what hospitals have been named “High Performing” by US News & World Report.

Health System

The Rehabilitation Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is the only rehabilitation center in California listed as high performing by US News & World Report in the area of rehabilitation for spinal cord and brain injuries, and stroke.  

“We are proud of this recognition because it reflect the high quality of care that we provide,” said Paul Lorenz, CEO of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. “It demonstrates the tireless efforts of the talented physicians, nurses and other staff members who are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the patients and communities we serve.”  

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has a long history of leading-edge rehabilitation care. The Rehabilitation Center helped pioneer the interdisciplinary team model that has become a national standard for rehabilitation programs. Innovative research efforts continue to bring new technology, therapies, and protocols to patients. Backed by these resources, care teams bring together a diverse range of skills and expertise for the single purpose of helping to rebuild lives following serious and often catastrophic injury or illness.

About Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s range of services, national recognition and commitment to quality care make it an indispensable community resource. Founded in 1876, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) provides superior inpatient and outpatient care with a full range services including regional specialty services for spinal cord and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, burn trauma care, high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, as well as the highest level of trauma services. Operated by the County of Santa Clara, SCVMC is the only public hospital in the county.



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