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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

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1500 N. Westwood Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Phone: 573-686-4151 Or 573-686-4151
Fax: 573-778-4559
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The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, provides primary care to veterans throughout 29 counties of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. Approximately 50,000 veterans live in our service area and about 40 percent of them receive care at our Medical Center annually. Our facility is comprised of 18 general medicine beds and 40 extended care beds. Tertiary care support is provided by VA Medical Centers in St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri; Memphis, Tennessee; and Little Rock, Arkansas. Four community based outpatient clinics provide primary care and mental health services in Cape Girardeau, MO, West Plains, MO, Farmington, MO, and Paragould, AR. Subspecialty service needs at this Medical Center are met by local consultants and attendings and/or referral to tertiary care facilities. This non-affiliated medical center maintains contractual agreements for educational programs providing clinical practice sites for programs in Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing, Laboratory Technology, Secretarial Science, Dental Assisting, Computer Science, Social Work, Physical Therapy, Radiology Technician, Social Work BS, Social Work MSW and Optometry.

AFFILIATIONS

None

AUTHORIZED BEDS

Authorized
18 Internal Medicine
40 Extended Care Unit
(58 Total)

 

TYPE OF FACILITY

Primary and Secondary Care

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Mental Health Clinic
Female Veteran Clinic
Optometry Clinic
Podiatry Clinic
Veteran/Family PTSD Groups
Desert Storm Registry
Orthopedic Clinic
GI Clinic
GU Clinic
General Surgery Clinic
ENT Clinic
Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Dental
PATCH (Patient Access to Community Health)
Audiology
Tele-Dermatology
Tele-Diabetic
Tele-Nutrition
Tele-Psychiatry
Tele-Patient Education
Tele-Pharmacy
Tele-Psychology
Tele-Major Medical
Cardiology Clinic
Orthopedic Clinic