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Alabama

   
  Birmingham
Birmingham VA Medical Center
700 South 19th Street
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205-933-8101
www.birmingham.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
John Rinker, II, MD
Kimberlee Redwine, CRNP

Alaska

   
  Anchorage
Alaska VA Healthcare System
1201 North Muldoon Road
Anchorage, AK 99504
Phone: 888-353-7574
www.alaska.va.gov

Director:

Cynthia Joe, MD

Arizona

   
  Phoenix
Phoenix VA Health Care System
650 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 800-554-7174
www.phoenix.va.gov

Director: Patricio Reyes, MD
  Prescott
Northern Arizona VA Health Care System
500 Highway 89N
Prescott, AZ 86313
Phone: 800-949-1005, ext. 6810
www.prescott.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Roger Nutt, MD
Torie Mickelson, RN
  Tucson
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
3601 South 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85723
Phone: 520-792-1450, ext. 6493
www.tucson.va.gov

Director: Tanya Lin, MD

Arkansas

   
  Fayetteville
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks
1100 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: 800-691-8387
www.fayettevillear.va.gov

 Coordinator: Stacey Smith, LCSW
  Little Rock
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital
4300 West 7th Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-257-6074 / 501-257-3319
www.littlerock.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Carolyn Mehaffey, MD
Vickie Gray, RN

California

   
  Fresno
VA Central California Health Care System
2615 East Clinton Avenue
Fresno, CA 94121
Phone: 559-225-6100, ext. 3111 or 5127
www.fresno.va.gov

Coordinator: Alan Turfley, RN, BSN
  Loma Linda
VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
11201 Benton Street
Loma Linda, CA 92357
Phone: 909-583-6049
www.lomalinda.va.gov

Director: Esther Byun, MD
  Long Beach
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 East 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90822
Phone: 562-826-8000, ext. 26319
www.longbeach.va.gov

Directors:

Coordinator:
Michael Yu Sy, MD
Gaby Thai, MD
Lisa Lobdell, RN, MSN
  Los Angeles
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
West Los Angeles Medical Center
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Phone: 310-478-3711, ext. 47091
www.losangeles.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Eric Williamson, MD
Andrea Hanssen, RN
  Palo Alto
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto Division
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-858-3976
www.paloalto.va.gov

Directors:

Coordinator:
Leland Lim, MD
Doug Ota, MD
Armilla Quien, ACNP
  Sacramento
VA Northern California Health Care System
Valley Division - Sacramento VA Medical Center
10535 Hospital Way
Mather, CA 95655
Phone: 925-372-2059
www.northerncalifornia.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Elina Melamed, MD
Thao Nguyen, NP
  San Diego
VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92161
Phone: 800-331-8387
www.sandiego.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD, MAS
Lisette Alicea Rivera, RN
  San Francisco
San Francisco VA Health Care System
4150 Clemont Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone: 415-221-4810, ext. 25155
www.sanfrancisco.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Douglas Goodin, MD
Yvonne Soto, RN

Colorado

   
  Grand Junction
Grand Junction Veterans Health Care System
2121 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-262-2817
www.grandjunction.va.gov

Director: Paramjit Kaur, MBBS, MD
  Aurora
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
1700 North Wheeling Street
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-723-7270
www.denver.va.gov

Directors:
Coordinator:
Robert Gross, MD
Devon Mills, MS, FNP-BC, RN-BC

Connecticut

   
  West Haven
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven Campus
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
Phone: 203-932-5711
www.connecticut.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Sarah Wesley, MD
Deborah Kuehn, RN

Delaware

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program

   

District of Columbia

   
  Washington, DC
Washington DC VA Medical Center
50 Irving Street, Northwest
Washington, DC 20422
Phone: 202-745-8000, ext. 5470
www.washingtondc.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Mitchell Wallin, MD, MPH
Heidi Maloni, PhD, NP, MSCN

Florida

   
  Orlando
Orlando VA Medical Center
13800 Veterans Way
Orlando, FL 32827
Phone: 407-629-1599
www.orlando.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Aunali Khaku, MD
Annalyn Gonzales, RN
  Tampa
James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 818-972-2000
www.tampa.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Chetan Gandhy, MD
Jan Smith, ARNP

Georgia

   
  Atlanta
Atlanta VA Medical Center
1670 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Phone: 404-321-6111
www.atlanta.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinators:
William Tyor, MD
Pamela Brown, NP, MSCN
Valerie Bailey, RN

Hawaii

   
  Honolulu
VA Pacific Islands Health Care System
Spark M. Matsunaga VA Medical Center
459 Patterson Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 808-433-0028 / 808-433-7704
www.hawaii.va.gov

Director: G. Web Ross, MD

Idaho

   
  Boise
Boise VA Medical Center
500 Fort Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 866-437-5093
www.boise.va.gov

Director: Allen Han, MD

Illinois

   
  Chicago
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-569-8387, ext. 56175 / 312-569-6060
www.chicago.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Demetrios Skias, MD
Nancy Karpen, APN
  Danville
VA Illiana Health Care System
1900 East Main Street
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: 309-589-6800, ext. 47229
www.danville.va.gov

Coordinator: Lindsey Millikin, LCSW
  Hines
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
Phone: 708-202-7492
www.hines.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Michael Richardson, MD
Altheria Ford, LCSW
  Marion
Marion VA Medical Center
2401 West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-997-5311, ext. 55074
www.marion.va.gov

Coordinator: Jason Van Sickle, LCSW, MSCS
  North Chicago
Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
3001 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
Phone: 224-610-1261 / 224-610-8141
www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov

Coordinator: Alesia Bates, MSW, LCSW

Indiana 

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Iowa 

   
  Des Moines
VA Central Iowa Health Care System
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
Phone: 515-699-5999, ext. 9-2137
www.centraliowa.va.gov

Directors:

Coordinator:
Debra Benjamin, DO
Susan Espeland, MD
Carrie England, RN, BSN
  Iowa City
Iowa City VA Health Care System
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246
Phone: 319-338-0581, ext. 5950
www.iowacity.va.gov

Coordinator: Bryan Hutchinson-Reuss, LISW, ACSW

Kansas 

   
  Topeka
VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center
2200 SW Gage Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66622
Phone: 785-350-3111
www.topeka.va.gov

Director: Zachery Macinski, MD
  Wichita
Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center
5500 East Kellogg Avenue
Wichita, KS 67218
Phone: 316-685-2221, ext. 53396
www.wichita.va.gov

Coordinator: Elizabeth McCosh, LCSW

Kentucky

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Louisiana

   
  New Orleans
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
2400 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 800-935-8387
www.neworleans.va.gov

Coordinator: Robyn Givens, NP
  Alexandria
Alexandria VA Health Care System
2495 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
Phone: 318-466-4624
www.alexandria.va.gov

Coordinator: Bonita Lacour, LCSW
  Shreveport
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
510 East Stoner Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-990-5341
www.shreveport.va.gov

Director: Cheryl Stough, MA, PA-C

Maine

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Maryland

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program 

   

Massachusetts

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Michigan

   
  Iron Mountain
Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center
325 East H Street
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Phone: 906-774-3300
www.ironmountain.va.gov
 
 Director: Debra Morley, MD, PhD

Minnesota

   
  Minneapolis
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Phone: 612-629-7005
www.minneapolis.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Stephanie Boyle, MD
Mary Kalil, LCSW
  St. Cloud
St. Cloud VA Health Care System
4801 Veterans Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303
Phone: 320-252-1670
www.stcloud.va.gov

Coordinator: Jon Costello, LPN

Mississippi

   
  Biloxi
Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System
400 Veterans Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39531
Phone: 228-523-5186
www.biloxi.va.gov

Coordinator: Michael Lally, LCSW
  Jackson
G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
1500 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: 601-362-4471
www.jackson.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
J. Larry Parker, MD
Robin Mack, ANP, BC, CPM

Missouri

   
  Columbia
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-814-6000, ext. 54150
www.columbiamo.va.gov

Coordinator: Kimberly McGuire, RN
  Kansas City
Kansas City VA Medical Center
4801 Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64128
Phone: 816-922-2090
www.kansascity.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Vikas Singh, MD, MHSA
Carrie Duncan, MSN, RN, CMSRN
  Poplar Bluff
John J. Pershing VA Medical Center
1500 North Westwood Boulevard
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Phone: 573-778-4723
www.poplarbluff.va.gov

Coordinator: Lee Barnes, LCSW
  St. Louis
VA St. Louis Health Care System
John Cochran Division
915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: 314-289-7914
www.stlouis.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Gregory Wu, MD, PhD
Andee Glick, NP

Montana

   
  Fort Harrison
Montana VA Health Care System
VA Medical Center and Ambulatory Care Clinic
3687 Veterans Drive
Fort Harrison, MT 59636
Phone: 406-447-7780
www.montana.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Mark Dietz, MD
Kayleigh Moldenhauer, BSN

Nebraska

   
  Omaha
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Omaha VA Medical Center
4101 Woolworth Avenue
Omaha, NB 68105
Phone: 402-995-5877
www.nebraska.va.gov
 
  Director:
Coordinator:
David Williams, MD, MBA
Kristen Chesire, RN

Nevada

   
  North Las Vegas
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
North Las Vegas VA Medical Center
6900 North Pecos Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89086
Phone: 702-791-9161
www.lasvegas.va.gov

Director: Grace Galik, MD
  Reno
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
975 Kirman Avenue
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-328-1771
www.reno.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
John Peacock, MD
Tiffany Johnson, LCSW

New Hampshire

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

New Jersey

   
  East Orange
VA New Jersey Health Care System
East Orange Campus
385 Tremont Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018
Phone: 973-676-1000, ext. 1954
www.newjersey.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Carol Gibson-Gill, MD
Sharon Tanks, RN

New Mexico

   
  Albuquerque
New Mexico VA Health Care System
Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center
1501 San Pedro Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: 505-265-1711
www.albuquerque.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Paul Gutierrez, MS, MD
JoAnn Harner, RN

New York

   
  Bronx
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
130 West Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: 718-584-9000
www.bronx.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Rebecca Straus Farber, MD
Ernest Acheampong, RN
  Buffalo
VA Western New York Healthcare System
Buffalo VA Medical Center
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-834-9200
www.buffalo.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Alexis Lizarraga, MD, MS
Marjory Craver, NP

North Carolina

   
  Durham
Durham VA Health Care System
508 Fulton Street
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 919-286-0411
www.durham.va.gov

  Director:
Coordinator:
Suma Shah, MD
Anna Cotton, NP

North Dakota

   
  Fargo
Fargo VA Health Care System
2101 North Elm
Fargo, ND 58102
Phone: 701-232-3241, ext. 3434
www.fargo.va.gov
 
  Director:
Coordinator:
Rebecca Caillier, MD
Molly Hermanson, RN

Ohio

   
  Cleveland
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Wade Park Campus
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-791-3800, ext. 5216
www.cleveland.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Alessandro Serra, MD
William Janik, NP

Oklahoma

   
  Muskogee
Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System
Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center
1011 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK 74401
Phone: 918-577-4254
www.muskogee.va.gov

Director: Padmaja Vasireddy, MD
  Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City VA Health Care System
921 Northeast 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405-456-5284
www.oklahoma.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Meheroz Rabadi, MD, PhD
Katie Cox, LCSW

Oregon

   
  Portland
VA Portland Health Care System
Portland VA Medical Center
3710 Southwest US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-220-8262, ext. 57014
www.portland.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Michelle Cameron, MD, PT, MCR
Ryan McClaughry, RN
  Roseburg
Roseburg VA Health Care System
913 Northwest Garden Valley Boulevard
Roseburg, OR 97471
Phone: 800-549-8387
www.roseburg.va.gov

Coordinator: Marlene Monette, LCSW
  White City
Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics
8495 Crater Lake Highway
White City, OR 97503
Phone: 541-826-2111, ext. 3445
www.southernoregon.va.gov

Coordinator: Jeremiah Moore, PT, DPT

Pennsylvania

   
  Philadelphia
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-823-5800, ext. 5850
www.philadelphia.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
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Anu Kunjukutty, RN

Puerto Rico

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Rhode Island

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

South Carolina

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

South Dakota

   
  Fort Meade
VA Black Hills Health Care System
Fort Meade Campus
113 Comanche Road
Fort Meade, SD 57741
Phone: 605-720-7534
www.blackhills.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Laurie Weisensee, MD
Deanna Horstman, RN
  Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls VA Health Care System
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-336-3230, ext. 5820
www.siouxfalls.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Xuesheng Feng, MD, PhD
Cami Van Wyhe, RN, BSN, MSCN

Tennessee

   
  Nashville
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
Nashville Campus
1310 24th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615-327-4751
www.tennesseevalley.va.gov

 Director:
Coordinator:
Francesca Bagnato, MD
Judy Corfman, NP

Texas

   
  Amarillo
Amarillo VA Health Care System
Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center
6010 Amarillo Boulevard West
Amarillo, TX 79106
Phone: 806-355-9703
www.amarillo.va.gov

Coordinator: Pamela Elliott, RN
  Big Spring
West Texas VA Health Care System
George H. O'Brien, Jr. VA Medical Center
300 Veterans Boulevard
Big Spring, TX 79720
Phone: 432-263-7361
www.bigspring.va.gov

Director: Jose Ayala-Torres, Jr., MD
  Dallas
VA North Texas Health Care System
Dallas VA Medical Center
4500 South Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216
Phone: 214-857-1782
www.northtexas.va.gov

Directors:

Coordinator:
Maria Fides Pacheco, MD
Olaf Stuve, MD, PhD
Doreen Kanamugire, RN
  El Paso
El Paso VA Health Care System
VA Medical Center
5001 North Piedras
El Paso, TX 79930
Phone: 915-564-7550
www.elpaso.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Sabina Miranda, DO
Marisela Gardea, RN
  Harlingen
VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System
VA Health Care Center at Harlingen

2601 Veterans Drive
Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: 956-291-9000
www.texasvalley.va.gov

Director: John Kirk, MD
  Houston
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-791-1414
www.houston.va.gov

Director: Pitchaiah Mandava, MD, PhD, MSEE
  San Antonio
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital
7400 Merton Minter
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-617-5300
www.southtexas.va.gov

Director: Juan Bahamon, MD
  Temple
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
Olin E. Teague Veterans' Medical Center
1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
Temple, TX 76504
Phone: 800-423-2111
www.centraltexas.va.gov

Coordinator: Shana Ross, BSN, RN

Utah

   
  Salt Lake City
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center
500 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
Phone: 801-582-1565, ext. 4879
www.saltlakecity.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Miguel Paz Soldan, MD, PhD
Lynn Horton, RN

Vermont

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Virginia

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Washington

   
  Seattle
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle Division
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: 206-716-5969
www.pugetsound.va.gov

Directors:

Coordinator:
Donald Bright, MD
Kathleen Burgess, MD
Wendy Miller, RN, BSN
  Spokane
Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
4815 North Assembly Street
Spokane, WA 99205
Phone: 800-325-7940, ext. 7600
www.spokane.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Heidi Heller, MD
Patricia VanCurler, DPT
  Walla Walla
Johnathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center
77 Wainwright Drive
Walla Walla, WA 99632
Phone: 888-687-8863
www.wallawalla.va.gov

Coordinator: Amy Anderson, RN

West Virginia

   
  This state does not have an MS Regional or Support Program
 
   

Wisconsin

   
  Madison
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-256-1901, ext. 17728
www.madison.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Christopher Luzzio, MD
Ann Carncross, RN
  Milwaukee
Milwaukee VA Medical Center (Zablocki)
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
Phone: 414-384-2000, ext. 41909
www.milwaukee.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Bernd Remler, MD
Angela Pereira, RN
  Tomah
Tomah VA Medical Center
500 East Veterans Street
Tomah, WI 54660
Phone: 608-372-3971
www.tomah.va.gov

Coordinator: Kristin Holloway, LCSW

Wyoming

 

 

  Cheyenne
Cheyenne VA Medical Center
2360 East Pershing Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-778-7550, ext. 4829
cheyenne.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
Roy Kanter, MD
Sandee Conrad, RN
  Sheridan
Sheridan VA Medical Center
1898 Fort Road
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-3809
www.sheridan.va.gov

Director:
Coordinator:
James McDonald, MD
Edward Bujans, LCSW