About the Memphis VA Medical Center
Located on a 33-acre campus, the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a fully accredited 244-bed tertiary care facility. This facility consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, and two off-site, VA-staffed primary care clinics.
Located in the southern part of the city, the VA Memphis South CBOC is approximately 6.5 miles from the medical center. More than 10,000 veterans are receiving primary care and mental health services at this location. The VA Memphis North CBOC is located nearly 11.5 miles from the medical center. More than 7,700 veterans will also be provided primary care and mental health services at this facility.
The medical center's main campus offers acute medical and surgical care, as well as intermediate care, and a full range of primary, specialty, and subspecialty care including psychiatry, neurology, spinal cord injury, rehabilitation, oncology, dentistry, and special services designated for women’s care. It has established community based outpatient clinics (CBOC) in Smithville, Byhalia, Mt. Pleasant, Houlka, Tremont and Tupelo, Mississippi; Jonesboro and Helena, Arkansas; and Memphis, Jackson, Bolivar, Dyersburg and Savannah, Tennessee. These CBOCs approved under the Secretary’s decision on Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES).
The medical center's primary affiliation is with the University of Tennessee, Memphis, Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Allied Health, with additional affiliations for associated health professions with colleges and universities throughout the country. It supports hundreds of active research projects and world-renowned Research Investigators. The Memphis campus houses a state-of-the-art, 5-story patient bed tower that was dedicated in June 2000. The final phase of a 3-phase seismic corrections building project was complete in 2007.
Type of Facility
Tertiary Referral Center
Cytogenetic Referral Center
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Hospital-Based Primary Care
Oral Surgery and Implantology
Prosthetic Treatment Center
Spinal Cord Injury Center
Substance Abuse Treatment (Inpatient/Outpatient)
Visual Impairment Support
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For more information about the Memphis VA Medical Center, please visit our website at www.memphis.va.gov.