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VA Connecticut Healthcare System



VA Connecticut conducts research in psychiatry, medicine, surgery, neurology and related basic sciences. National Veterans Health Administration programs located at VA Connecticut include the following:

  • Northeast Program Evaluation Center (NEPEC)
  • Coordinating Center for Cooperative Studies Program
  • National Virology Reference Laboratory
  • National Laboratory for Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
  • Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
  • National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • National Center for Research in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Rehabilitation Research Center for Excellence
  • Clinical Epidemiology Center


VA Connecticut has several specialized programs that are recognized nationally and regionally as the best offered in the Department of Veterans Affairs. These include the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center, the Single PhotoEmission Computer Tomography (SPECT) - which provides state of the art imaging for medical care and research in biology, psychiatry, cardiology and oncology - and the VA/Yale Center for Neuroscience and Nerve Regeneration.

Additionally, the Clinical Center for Excellence for Dialysis is the only veteran's dialysis center in Connecticut. VA Connecticut is also designated a Clinical Program of Excellence for Seriously and Chronically Mentally Ill veterans.

Contact Info


  • VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Contact Number(s)

  • 860-666-6951
  • 203-932-5711

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm