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Salisbury - W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center

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1601 Brenner Avenue
Salisbury, NC 28144

Phone: 704-638-9000 Or 704-638-9000
Fax: 704-638-3395
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The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center is a 484-bed medical center located in Salisbury, North Carolina. The medical center supports community-based outpatient clinics in nearby Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC. Winston-Salem is the compensation and pension (C&P) clinic of jurisdiction for the State of North Carolina, facilitating the rating of veterans for compensation and pension purposes. Inpatient services are provided for acute medicine, cardiology, surgery, psychiatry, physical rehabilitation, subacute and extended care, neuropsychiatry services, psychiatric intensive care, and geropsychiatry. Primary and specialized outpatient services are provided at the medical center and outpatient clinics. The medical center is affiliated with Wake Forest University School of Medicine, with a focus on resident involvement in primary care, dermatology, rehabilitation, ophthalmology, and psychiatry. Salisbury is recognized as one of the largest employers in Rowan County and enjoys the recognition and respect of the community through an active outreach program. The Salisbury VA National Cemetery has expanded to the grounds of the Medical Center. This expansion will create sufficient space for burials for the next 50 years.




Wake Forest University School of Medicine
The Edward Via Virginia College School of Osteopathic     Medicine


159 hospital beds
270 nursing home beds
55 Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program/Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program beds



General Medical and Surgical (GM&S)



Ambulatory Care
Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
Mental Health Clinic
Nuclear Medicine
Psychiatric Emergency Services
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Geropsychiatric Unit
Psychiatric Community Care Team
Nursing Home Care Unit
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Program
Homeless Veterans Treatment Program
Sustained Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit
Women's Health Care 
Advanced Low Vision Clinic
Care Coordination Home Telehealth

Emergency Preparedness:  in anticipation of hurricane season, veterans and staff are encouraged to monitor emergency information at the following web sites: