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Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic

Our outpatient clinic provides primary care and specialty health services, including mental health services, laboratory services, and more. Below, you’ll find our address and hours, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at our Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.

Location and contact information

  • Everyone must wear a mask and practice physical distancing.
  • We may screen you for COVID-19 symptoms at the entrance.
  • Approved visitors only. Ask your care team who can visit.
  • Ask your team about phone or video appointment options.

Check on Mondays for each facility’s latest guidelines.

Address

6910 River Road
Columbus, GA 31904-2316

Phone numbers

Main phone: 706-257-7205
Mental health care: 706-257-7205 x7290

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tue: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thu: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic

Prepare for your visit

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Cost: Free

Wheelchair availability:  Wheelchairs available 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

 

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Health services offered here

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Laboratory and pathology

We offer blood tests and other advanced testing services to help you and your VA health care team monitor your health, find and understand any health problems and make informed treatment decisions.

Contact information

Hours

  • Mon. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Referral required? Yes

Walk-ins accepted? Yes

Schedule an appointment online

Our laboratories provide a full range of clinical and diagnostic testing services. Our laboratory and pathology services include:

  • Study of blood, urine, and other bodily fluids for illness management
  • Testing for infectious diseases
  • Cytopathology (study of unusual cells) and surgical pathology (study of tissue removed during surgery)
  • Autopsy services

My HealtheVet coordinator

Your My HealtheVet coordinator can help you start using the VA online portal to manage your appointments and records, refill prescriptions, view your lab and test results and communicate with your health care team.

Contact information

Hours

  • Mon. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Referral required? Yes

Walk-ins accepted? Yes

Schedule an appointment online

My HealtheVet is a web-based tool you can use to manage your care and improve your health from your computer or mobile device. You can access your personal health records and use tools to manage your care through our My HealtheVet online system. You can also use My HealtheVet to refill your prescriptions, track appointments, and read informative health articles. If you need help using My HealtheVet, you can contact our coordinator by phone or in person. With My HealtheVet, you can:

  • Ask questions and exchange secure online messages with your VA health care team
  • Check your lab and test results
  • Refill your prescriptions, track delivery, and view a list of your medications
  • Keep track of your VA medical appointments and get email reminders
  • View, download, or print a copy of your VA medical records
  • Enter or update your personal information

Learn more and register for My HealtheVet

Primary care

Your VA primary care provider will work closely with you to plan for all the care you need to stay healthy and well throughout your life, including immunizations and vaccinations. They will also work with family members or caregivers who support you.

Contact information

Hours

  • Mon. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Referral required? Yes

Walk-ins accepted? Yes

Schedule an appointment online

A strong network of family and internal medicine specialists and services can offer you the best possible care. Internal medicine doctors (internists) prevent, diagnose, and treat adult diseases. Doctors who specialize in family medicine provide primary health care to the entire family. Your primary care team can coordinate the many services you receive such as:

  • Labs and blood work
  • Mental health care
  • Womens health care
  • Radiology
  • Social services
  • Telehealth

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