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Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic

Lake Charles CBOC opened in August 2017, offering primary care, mental health services, dental, audiology, radiology (x-ray only), optometry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, prosthetics, & laboratory (basic specimen testing). In November 2019, the clinic was renamed the Douglas Fournet VA Clinic. 1st Lt. Douglas Fournet, a Lake Charles native, died in Vietnam in a firefight while protecting his fellow soldiers by using his body as a shield. He received the Medal of Honor "for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty."

Location and contact information


3601 Gerstner Memorial Drive, Hwy 14
Lake Charles, LA 70607-3231

Phone numbers

Main phone:

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tue: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thu: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
Douglas Fournet Veteran Affairs Clinic

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Cost: Free

Wheelchair availability: Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic campus has wheelchairs upon arrival for patients who need them to access the building. 

Van services for Veterans

DAV vans

Hours: Individual van schedules vary

We work with Disabled American Veterans and county Veterans Affairs directors to provide transportation for Veterans and authorized caregivers to get to scheduled medical appointments.

Non-DAV van services

Many localities in the region provide other van services to Veterans.

Learn more about DAV and the other van services available in your county

Local transit services


Local Transit

Other services

Paratransit service (p.r.n. Health Service): 318-441-6087

Beneficiary travel

Beneficiary travel benefits include round-trip transportation from your home to the medical center, mileage reimbursement, or special mode transport. 

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