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The mission of Sycuan Medical/Dental Center is to provide primary health, dental, specialty, public and other healthcare Services as proven to be needed by the established healthcare system of the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation and its Tribal Council.

Over 15 medical employees, including board certified physicians, nurses, and specialists work cohesively to provide top quality, comprehensive primary care to 4,600 clients with a cumulative 9,000 patients visits per year.

The Sycuan Medical/Dental Center focuses on specific conditions impacting the Native American population. On-site primary services include acute illness, injury treatment and preventative care. Specialized services include podiatry and acupuncture. Over 10 dental employees including general dentists, hygienists, and registered dental assistants provide general dentistry, including specialty endodontics and oral surgery to 2,500 clients with accumulative 4,000 patient visits per year.

Sycuan's Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy that fills approximately 18,000 prescriptions each year, while providing patient consultation in a highly cultural environment.


Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00 Noon / 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5459-C Sycuan Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
Tel: 619-445-0707 . Fax: 619-445-0988

The following is a full-listing of the services we offer:

Family Planning/Women's Services:

  • Family planning and counseling
  • Pregnancy testing
  • *Pregnancy management
  • Case management services
  • *Health education, nutrition and psychosocial individual assessments
  • After delivery care
  • Breast and cervical cancer screening and detection

Pediatric Services:

  • Pre-school and school physicals
  • Anemia
  • *Lead level testing, Sickle Cell screening
  • Nutritional screening
  • Vision, hearing and development screening
  • Complete immunizations and health education
  • Newborn care
  • CHDP well child exams

Other Services: 619-445-0707

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) screening, treatment and counseling

Dental Services:

  • Preventive care- routine cleanings, deep scalings (root planing & curettage) & fluoride treatments
  • **Endodontics-root canal therapy
  • Prosthetics- crowns, bridges, partial and complete dentures
  • **Extractions
  • Restorative dentistry - amalgam and composite fillings

Pharmacy Services: 619-445-3518

  • Full service
  • Consultation
  • Drug interactions
  • Personal service

Transportation Services: 619-445-0707

  • Native Americans & Medi-Cal patients only to and from the clinic and to referred specialists

*Services provided on a referral basis.
**Services provided by general Dentists.
Specialty needs referred out of our center.

Adult and Geriatric Services:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Adult health maintenance and physical assessments
  • Diagnosis and management of acute and chronic illness
  • Screening for chronic diseases, i.e., diabetes, hypertension, tuberculosis, heart disease
  • Cancer screening
  • Immunizations
  • Nutritional and health education counseling
  • Hearing, vision and dental screening
  • Case management
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Flu shots, pneumonia shots

Ancillary Services:

  • Laboratory, diagnostic x-ray services, EKG's
  • *Ultrasounds and mammograms
  • Cryotherapy
  • Minor office surgery

Podiatry Services:

  • Treatment of leg, foot and ankle problems, such as: sprains, fractures, heel pain, leg and arch pain, skin rashes or ingrown toenails

Family and Employee Support Services: 619-445-0707

  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Alcohol/drug abuse or dependence
  • Counseling family members
  • Case management
  • Crisis management
  • Relapse prevention planning
  • Accurate information and education
  • Self-help group referrals, i.e., Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Women for Sobriety, Narcotics
  • Anonymous, etc.
  • Life management skills
  • Co-dependency
  • Interventions

Employee Assistance Program: 619-445-1643

  • Professional counseling program
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family stress and conflict
  • Marriage and couple relationship difficulties
  • Financial problems
  • Gambling problems
  • Supervisory/work conflicts

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