The Durham VA Medical Center is a 271-bed tertiary care referral, teaching and research facility affiliated with Duke University School of Medicine. Durham provides general and specialty medical, surgical, psychiatric inpatient and ambulatory services, and serves as a major referral center for North Carolina, southern Virginia, northern South Carolina, and eastern Tennessee. Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) are located in Greenville, NC, Morehead City, NC, and Raleigh, NC. The medical center is a regional center for radiation therapy, neurological disorders, therapeutic endoscopy, and other special procedures. In addition, it serves as a referral center for high-risk open-heart surgery cases, angioplasty, and hemodynamic cardiac catheterization. The 120-bed Community Living Center is reflective of an ongoing emphasis on wellness, preservation of functions, and rehabilitation. Special programs at Durham include a comprehensive Women’s Health Center; a Home Based Primary Care program; a Telemedicine Home Care program; a Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center; the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care; the VISN 6 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and the Epidemiology Research and Information Center. Durham also serves as the support facility for the National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the Performance Assessment Center for Excellence, and the Employee Education Service.
Duke University School of Medicine
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
151 operating beds 120 nursing home beds
TYPE OF FACILITY
GM&S, Referral facility
Ambulatory Care Audiology Cardiac Catheterization Cardiovascular Surgery Coronary Care Unit Electron Microscopy Epidemiology Research and Information Center Epilepsy Center Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GEROFIT Program Health Services Research and Development Hemodialysis Home Dialysis Home-Based Primary Care Medical Intensive Care Mental Health Clinic Mental Illlness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MRI National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Neurodiagnostic Center Neurosurgery Pain Clinic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Psychiatric Emergency Services Radiation Therapy Research and Development Service Respiratory Care Respite Care Speech Pathology Surgical Intensive Care Women's Comprehensive Health Care