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VA Montana Health Care System

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P.O Box 1500
3687 Veterans Drive
Fort Harrison, MT 59636

Phone: 406-442-6410
Fax: 406-447-7916
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Toll free for clinics: (877) 468-8387

The VA Montana Healthcare System provides a VA presence in every major city in the state of Montana. 

The main campus is located at Fort Harrison. The facility is a 50 bed general medical and surgical facility which offers a broad range of acute, chronic and specialized inpatient and outpatient services. Patient care services are provided for both male and female veterans in the areas of medicine (including cardiac cath, medical oncology, psychiatry, rheumatology, physical therapy, dermatology, neurology,  cardiology), surgery (including ophthalmology, podiatry, orthopedics, ENT, gynecology, neurosurgery, urology, angiography, gastroenterology, chiropractic, laparoscopic procedures, lithotripsy and same day surgery), mental health (including substance abuse treatment), palliative care including medical and interventional pain management, and primary/urgent care. Full-time Pathology Service is available. Radiology Service provides helical CT, ultrasound, vascular doppler, nuclear medicine and access to portable MRI and scan services. The Medical Center is co-located with the VBA Regional Office. Fort Harrison is located on 138 acres in a picturesque setting on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. The facility campus adjoins the city limits of Helena, the capital of Montana. The Nursing Home Care Unit (NHCU) located on the Miles City campus provides 30 skilled nursing beds for Montana's veterans. 


University of Utah Family Practice Program
University of Montana School of Pharmacy (Missoula, MT)
University of Washington Physician Assistant Program
Rocky Mountain College Physician Assistant Program (Billings)
Carroll College School of Nursing (Helena, MT); Psychology and
  Theology Baccalaureate Programs
University of Montana College of Technology (Helena, MT); Practical
  Nursing Program
University of Montana College of Technology (Missoula, MT);
 Laboratory & Respiratory Therapy; Medical Administration Secretary
Miles Community College Nursing Program (Miles City, MT)
Montana State University-Billings Nursing Program (Billings MT); Counseling and Human Services (baccalaureate)
Gonzaga University Nurse Practitioner Program (Spokane, WA)
Montana Family practice Residency Program (Billings, MT)
St. Francis University; Loretto, PA (Master's PA program)
University of Washington MEDEX Northwest PA program
  (Seattle, WA)
 Montana State University - Northern (Havre, MT) - Nursing Program
University of Montana (Missoula, MT) Physical Therapy Program
  (Master's) Guidance and Counseling Master's Program)
University of Great Falls (Great Falls, MT) - Counseling
MSU - College of Technology, Billings (Practical Nursing and Medical
University of Montana - Missoula College of Technology (Missoula) -
  Respiratory Therapy (Associate); Pharmacy Tech (Associate) and
  Medical Laboratory Tech (Associate)
University of St. Francis - Albuquerque: Physician Assistant Program

Authorized Beds:

34 GM&S and 24 inpatient Mental Health (Fort Harrison)
30 NHCU (Miles City)

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Special Programs:

Palliative Care
Respite Care
Cardiopulmonary Care (including sleep studies, EEG's)
Rehabilitative Care
Community-based clinics
Consultant Services in Multiple Specialties
Cardiac Catheterization (Diagnostic & Interventional)
Nursing Home Care Unit
Rehab Medicine
Mental health (including substance abuse treatment)
Surgery-Outpatient Surgery
Pain Management - interventional and medical
Telemedicine (Psychiatry & Radiology, Palliative Care and Retinal Imaging)
Oncology (Medical)
Rehab Medicine
Chiropractic Care

Prosthetic & Sensory Aids Service - The mission of the Prosthetic & Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) is to provide comprehensive support to optimize health and independence of the Veteran.  Our vision is to be the premier source of prosthetic and orthotic services, sensory aids, medical equipment, and support services for Veterans.  Learn more about PSAS at the National website here: Montana Healthcare System's PSAS office is located in the Outpatient Clinic at Ft. Harrison, Building 154, across from Release of Information.  Ask for the Prosthetic Representative at the front desk if you have any questions or call us at 406-447-6118.

For information about our community based primary care and outpatient clinics, click here.

For information about other VA facilities in Montana including local Vet Centers, benefit offices, and national cemeteries, click here.