Medical & Dental Center

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 counselingPregnancy testing*Pregnancy managementCase management services*Health education, nutrition and psychosocial individual assessmentsAfter delivery careBreast and cervical cancer screening and detection

Pediatric Services:

Pre-school and school physicalsAnemia*Lead level testing, Sickle Cell screeningNutritional screeningVision, hearing and development screeningComplete immunizations and health educationNewborn careCHDP well child exams

Other Services:

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) screening, treatment and counseling

Dental Services:

Preventive care- routine cleanings, deep scalings (root planing & curettage) & fluoride treatments**Endodontics-root canal therapyProsthetics- crowns, bridges, partial and complete dentures**ExtractionsRestorative dentistry – amalgam and composite fillings

Pharmacy Services:

Full serviceConsultationDrug interactionsPersonal service

Transportation Services:

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 preventionAdult health maintenance and physical assessmentsDiagnosis and management of acute and chronic illnessScreening for chronic diseases, i.e., diabetes, hypertension, tuberculosis, heart diseaseCancer screeningImmunizationsNutritional and health education counselingHearing, vision and dental screeningCase managementCholesterol screeningFlu shots, pneumonia shots

Ancillary Services:

Laboratory, diagnostic x-ray services, EKG’s*Ultrasounds and mammogramsCryotherapyMinor 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:

Substance Abuse ServicesAlcohol/drug abuse or dependenceCounseling family membersCase managementCrisis managementRelapse prevention planningAccurate information and educationSelf-help group referrals, i.e., Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Women for Sobriety, Narcotics Anonymous, etc., Life management skills, Co-dependency, Interventions

Employee Assistance Program:

Professional counseling programStress and anxietyDepressionFamily stress and conflictMarriage and couple relationship difficultiesFinancial problemsGambling problemsSupervisory/work conflicts