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Salem VA Medical Center

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1970 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, VA 24153

Phone: 540-982-2463 Or 888-982-2463
Fax: 540-983-1096
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The Salem VA Medical Center is located in Salem, Virginia and serves veterans throughout the State of Virginia for psychiatric care and southwestern Virginia for medical and surgical care. The Salem VAMC also has Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Danville, Lynchburg, Staunton, Tazewell, and Wytheville.

The Medical Center serves as a tertiary referral center and is classified as a Complexity Level IC Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine & rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.


     As one of four statutory missions, the Department of Veterans Affairs conducts an education and training program for health professions students and residents to enhance the quality of care provided to Veteran patients within the Veterans Health Administration healthcare system. In accordance with this mission, "To educate for VA and for the Nation", education and training efforts are accomplished through coordinated programs and activities in partnership with affiliated U.S. academic institutions.
     Salem VAMC has three active medical school affiliations with the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Salem also has a major role in training nursing students throughout our affiliations with the University of Virginia, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Western Community College, Radford University, Duke University, Liberty University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Skyline College, and Old Dominion University. Salem has over 80 affiliations with colleges and universities.


182 general medical, surgical & psychiatry
90 Extended Care Rehabilitation Center
26 Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (10 long term Substance Abuse beds)

             TYPE OF FACILITY

General Medical and Surgical (GM&S)


Adult Day Care*
Allergy Clinic
Alzheimer's Clinic
Anxiety Disorders Treatment Program
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Blind Rehab Clinic (VIST)
Cancer Program
Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Computerized Tomography Scanning (CT Scan)
Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)
Day Hospital
Dementia Unit
Dermatology Clinic
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Clinic
Fee Basis Group Practice (Tazewell, Virginia; Danville, Virginia)(CBOCs)
Geriatric Evaluation Management Unit
Home Health Care*
Home Oxygen*
Homeless Veterans Treatment and Assistance
Infectious Diseases
Intensive Care Unit
Interventional Radiology
Mental Health Clinic
Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)
Nuclear Medicine
OIF/OEF/OND (Operation Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom/New Dawn) Team
Outpatient Medical & Surgical Specialty Clinics
Preservation Amputation Care & Treatment (PACT)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Unit
Preventive Care
Primary Care Services, including Mental Health, and Home Based Primary Care
PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery Center)
Radiation Therapy*
Respite Care
Rural Health Team
Sleep Disorder Evaluation
Smoking Cessation Clinic
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) (outpatient care)
Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program
Telehealth Programs
Veterans Outreach Center (Vet Center)
Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) Program
Women's Health Program