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, Hickory, and a satellite outpatient clinic in 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
TYPE OF FACILITY
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 MRI 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: